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  • The diversity of Asian immigrants' partcipation in religious institutions in the United States.
    Min, Pyong Gap, and Sou Hyun Jang (2015)
    Socology of Religion 76:3: 253-274.

    Descriptive data from multiple sources, most significantly the 2112 Asian-American Survey. The intent is to supplement what has largely been studied in the past qualitatively.

    Associated Search Terms: Korean Americans; Asian Americans; Chinese Americans; Ethnic; Indian Americans; Migrant; Practice; Vietnamese Americans; Filipino Americans
  • Rethinking the connections between religion and civic life for immigrants: The case of the Chinese diaspora.
    Ecklund, Elaine Howard, Yi-Ping Shih, Michael O. Emerson, and Samuel H. Kye (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:2: 209-229.

    Interviews with 33 1st & 2nd generation Chinese Americans show Christians seeing religious organizations as opportunities for civic engagement, Buddhists criticizing a religious organizational approach to community services, & the non-affiliates observing the role of religious organizations facilitating volunteerism.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Civic engagement; Chinese Americans
  • Diversity and competition: Politics and conflict in new immigrant communities.
    Huang, Weishan (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 105-119.

    Focuses on Chinese communities in Flushing.

    Associated Search Terms: Communality; Urban; United States, New York, New York; Conflict; Chinese Americans; Falun Gong, U.S.A.
  • Chinese American Christian women of New England. Transformtion and continuity in inter-generational narratives of living in Christ.
    Muse, Erika A. (2009)
    In James S. Bielo (ed.) The Social Life of Scriptures. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Biblicism. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 114-135.

    Biblical discourse is seen as both liberative & oppressive.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender role; Chinese Americans; Women; Generations; Discourse; Feminism
  • "It's the Peope Here": A Study of Ritual, Conversion, and Congregational Life among Chinese Christians.
    Abel, Andrew (2008)
    Unpublished Ph.D dissertation University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

    Associated Search Terms: Chinese Americans
  • Religión, grupos étnicos y procesos de estratificación social en los Estados Unidos. El caso de los mexicanos y chinas desde una perspectiva comparativa.
    Arriaga, Rafael (2008)
    Estudios Fronterizos. Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades 9/17: 107-147.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Ethnic; Comparative; Chinese Americans; Stratification
  • Expanding the New Paradigm: Winners and Losers among Exclusive and Nonexclusive Religious Firms in the Chinese and Japanese Communities in the United States, 1850-1945.
    Liu, Eric Y. (2006)
    Unpublished Master's Thesis, Baylor University.

    Associated Search Terms: Chinese Americans; Historical; Japanese Americans
  • Favor Fishing and Punch-Bowl Christians: Ritual and Conversion in a Chinese Protestant Church.
    Abel, Andrew (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:2: 161-178.

    Based on field work in one congregation & in an international organization. Favors done randomly & with no expectation of reciprocity bound recipients to the church rather than to individuals in a network.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Chinese Americans; Parish; Participant observation; Gift
  • Social and Cultural Contexts in Conversion to Christianity among Chinese American College Students.
    Hall, Brian (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:2: 131-147.

    Based on 1990s survey, participant observation, and interview research at Rutgers University.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Participant observation; Chinese Americans; Conversion
  • How Religious Organizations Influence Chinese Conversion to Evangelical Protestantism in the United States.
    Zhang, Xuefeng (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:2: 149-159.

    Based on 1998-2003 ethnographic fieldwork in a Midwest U.S. metropolis; describes major commitments of resources to evangelize Chinese immigrants.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Migrant; Participant observation; Parish; Conversion; Chinese Americans
  • Faithful Generations. Race and New Asian American Churches.
    Jeung, Russell (2005)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rugers University Press.

    Historical, interview, & ethnographic materials from Japanese, Chinese, & "Asian" Protestant congregations in the San Francisco Bay area; focuses on the emergence of a pan-Asian identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Race; Identity; Asian Americans; Chinese Americans; Pan-ethnic; Pan-Asian; Japanese Americans
  • The Evangelical Church in Boston's Chinatown: A Discoruse of Language, Gender, and Identity.
    Muse, Erika A. (2005)
    New York: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Chinese Americans; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Identity; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Language
  • The Church as a Surrogate Family for Working Class Immigrant Chinese Youth: An Ethnography of Segmented Assimilation.
    Cao, Nanlai (2005)
    Sociology of Religion 66:2: 183-200.

    The weakening of traditional family bonds by migration is compensated for by the Christian Church community.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Chinese Americans; Participant observation; Family; United States, New York, New York
  • Gender and generation in a Chinese Christian church.
    Yang, Fenggang (2004)
    In Tony Carnes and Fengang Yang (eds.) Asian American Religions. The Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries. New York: New York University Press, pp. 205-222.

    Studies a congregation where the 2nd generation had acquired American fundamentalist culture & rejected a potential pastor because he had married an ordained woman.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Gender role; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Chinese Americans
  • Liminal Youth among Fuzhou Chinese Undocumented Workers.
    Guest, Kenneth (2004)
    In Tony Carnes and Fengang Yang (eds.) Asian American Religions. The Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries. New York: New York University Press, pp. 55-75.

    Ethnography of a Fujianese church in New York City.

    Associated Search Terms: Liminality; United States, New York, New York; Participant observation; Migrant; Chinese Americans; Parish
  • Faith, Values, and Fears of New York City Chinatown Seniors.
    Carnes, Tony (2004)
    In Tony Carnes and Fengang Yang (eds.) Asian American Religions. the Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries. New York: New York University Press, pp. 223-244.

    Reports survey data on salience & devotional practices, along with low Sunday attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Salience; Chinese Americans; Practice; Gerontology; Devotionalism
  • God in Chinatown. Religion and Survival in New York's Evolving Immigrant Community.
    Guest, Kenneth J. (2003)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Focuses on the religions of immigrants from the Fuzhounese area of China.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Chinese Americans; Migrant; Participant observation
  • Asian American Evangelical Churches: Race, Ethnicity, and Assimilation in the Second Generation.
    Alumkal, Antony William (2003)
    New York: LFB Scholarly Publishing

    Case studies of two congregations--one Korean American & one Chinese American.

    Associated Search Terms: Chinese Americans; Ethnic; Economic; Gender; Family; Korean Americans; Assimilation; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Race; Generations; Migrant; Participant observation; United States, New York, New York
  • Religious diversity among the Chinese in America.
    Yang, Fenggang (2002)
    In Pyong Gap Min and Jung Ha Kim (eds.) Religions in Asian America: Building Faith Communities. Walnut Cree, California: Altamira, pp. 71-98.

    Associated Search Terms: Chinese Americans
  • Seeking the Christian Tutelage: Agency and Culture in Chinese Immigrants' Conversion to Christianity.
    Ng, Kwai Hang (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:2: 195-214.

    Based on 1997-98 field work in a Protestant ethnic Chinese congregation in a Midwest U.S. city.

    Associated Search Terms: Chinese Americans; Identity; Agency; Assimilation; Participant observation
  • Cultivating Acceptance by Cultivating Merit: The Public Engagement of a Chinese Buddhist Temple in American Society.
    Chen, Carolyn (2002)
    In Jame Naomi Iwamura and Paul Spickard (eds.) Revealing the sacred in Asian and Pacific America. New York: Routledge, pp. 67-85.

    Associated Search Terms: Chinese Americans; Buddhist, U.S.A.
  • Chinese Christian Transnationalism. Diverse Networks of a Houston Church.
    Yang, Fenggang (2002)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion Across Borders. Transnational Immigrant Networks. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 129-148.

    Because of the national diversity of ethnic Chinese, their networks are not merely bi-national. Based on fieldwork in Houston (1997-99), Taiwan, Hong Kong, & mainland China (2000).

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical; Chinese Americans; Transnational; Network; United States, Texas, Houston; Taiwan; China
  • Transnational Religious Networks among New York's Fuzhou Immigrants.
    Guest, Kenneth J. (2002)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion Across Borders. Transnational Immigrant Networks. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 149-163.

    Based on fieldwork in New York & Fuzhou. Focuses on selected Protestant congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Network; United States, New York, New York; Chinese Americans; Transnational; China, Fujian Province, Fuzhou; Participant observation
  • Walking on Water: Fuzhounese Immigrant Religious Communities in New York's Chinatown.
    Guest, Kenneth J. (2001)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, City University of New York.

    Associated Search Terms: Chinese Americans; United States, New York, New York; Migrant
  • Religion and Ethnicity among New Immigrants: The Impact of Majority/Minority Status in Home and Host Countries.
    Yang, Fenggang, and Helen Rose Ebaugh (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:3: 367-378.

    Based on participant observation in Houston; contrasts Chinese Buddhist immigrants, who moved from a religious majority to minority status, & Chinese Christian immigrants, who did the opposite.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Ethnic; United States, Texas, Houston; Minority; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Chinese Americans; Participant observation; Migrant
  • Ethnicity, Assimilation, and Racial Formation in Asian American Evangelical Churches. A Case Study of a Chinese American and a Korean American Congregation.
    Alumkal, Antony William (2000)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Princeton University.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Chinese Americans; Assimilation; Ethnic; Korean Americans
  • Chinese Gospel Church: The Sinicization of Christianity.
    Yang, Fenggang (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 89-107.

    Account of an Evangelical church founded 1975 in Houston that provides Chinese identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Identity; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Chinese Americans; Parish; United States, Texas, Houston
  • The His-Nan Chinese Buddhist Temple: Seeking to Americanize.
    Yang, Fenggang (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 67-87.

    Account of a temple founded in 1980 in Houston, fairly upscale & mostly of Taiwanese origin but including others, both Chinese & non-Chinese.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Migrant; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Chinese Americans; United States, Texas, Houston
  • ABC and XYZ: Religious, Ethnic and Racial Identities of the New Second Generation Chinese in Christian Churches.
    Yang, Fenggang (1999)
    Amerasia Journal 25:1: 89-114.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Ethnic; Generations; Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Christians in America. Conversion, Assimilation, and Adhesive Identities.
    Yang, Fenggang (1999)
    University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press.

    Based on 1993-96 participant observation in a Washington, D.C., Chinese Christian church, supplemented by observation & interviews elsewhere in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; Participant observation; United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Chinese Americans; Parish; Identity; Migrant
  • Tenacious Unity in a Contentious Community: Cultural and Religious Dynamics in a Chinese Christian Church.
    Yang, Fenggang (1998)
    In R. Stephen Warner and Judith G. Wittner (eds.) Gatherings in Diaspora: Religious Communities and the New Immigration. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 333-361.

    Associated Search Terms: Chinese Americans; Migrant
  • Chinese Conversion to Evangelical Christianity: The Importance of Social and Cultural Contexts.
    Yang, Fenggang (1998)
    Sociology of Religion 59:3: 237-257.

    Based on 1993-94 field study among Chinese churches in Washington, D.C. Desires for material benefit, for assimilation, & ethnic belonging are not important, but rather the ethnic church provides psychological & spiritual support.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Migrant; Chinese Americans; United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Conversion; Assimilation
  • Religious Aspects of an Ethnic Group's Unification. A Case Study of a Chinese Church in the U.S.A.
    Huang, H.-Y. (1996)
    Unpublished Master's thesis, University of Houston, Clear Lake.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Chinese Americans; Parish
  • Religious Conversion and Identity Construction: A Study of a Chinese Christian Church in the United States (Assimilation).
    Yang, Fenggang (1996)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Catholic University of America. [DA 58:02 A, p. 595]

    Ethnography of a Chinese American immigrant Evangelical congregation, consisting mostly of converts; notes the selective assimilation to American life & selective retention of Chinese culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Chinese Americans; Participant observation; Migrant; Assimilation; Identity; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Conversion
  • Rhetoric and Religious Experience: The Discourse of Immigrant Chinese Churches.
    Palinkas, Lawrence A. (1989)
    Fairfax, Virginia: George Mason University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Identity; Discourse analysis; Migrant; Participant observation; Chinese Americans; United States, California, San Diego
  • Chinese Communities and the Catholic Church.
    Johnson, Rita (1976)
    In Paul K.T. Sih and Leonard B. Allen (eds.), The Chinese in America. New York: St. John's University Press pp. 25-33.

    Associated Search Terms: Chinese Americans; Ethnic; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Chinese in the United States and the Chinese Christian Church.
    Cayton, Horace R., and Anne O. Lively (1955)
    New York: bureau of Research and Survey, National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States.

    Associated Search Terms: Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Migrant in Hawaii. A Study in Accommodation.
    Glick, Clarence (1938)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Chicago.

    See pp. 206-212 for a discussion of Chinese practitioners & temples for life crisis situations.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; United States, Hawaii; Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Temples in Honolulu.
    Wong, Sau Chun (1937)
    Social Process in Hawaii 3: 27-35.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Hawaii, Honolulu; Chinese Americans
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