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  • The Political Influence of Churches.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Christopher P. Gilbert (2009)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    1998/2004 questionnarie data from clergy, '99 from their congregation members; congregations & small groups affect political beliefs.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Social capital; Abortion; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Social participation; Civic skills; Episcopal; Environmentalism; Politics, U.S.A.; Group; Parish; Homosexuality; Network
  • Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement: How Religion Matters for America's Newest Immigrants.
    Kniss, Fred, and Paul D. Numrich (2007)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Civic skills; Social participation; United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • Religion and the New Immigrants. How Faith Communities Form Our Newest Citizens.
    Foley, Michael W., and Dean R. Hoge (2007)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on participant observation & a survey of ethnic religious organizations; emphasizes the various levesl of civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Congregationalism; Hindu, U.S.A.; Indian Americans; Islam, U.S.A.; Korean Americans; Polity; Salvadoran Americans; Civic skills; Identity; United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Sikh, U.S.A.; Assimilation; Social services; Ethnic; Network; Organization; Social capital; Parish
  • From Pews to Participation: The Effect of Congregation Activity and Context on Bridge Civic Engagement.
    Beyerlein, Kraig, and John R. Hipp (2006)
    Social Problems 53:1: 97-117.

    Associated Search Terms: Social participation; Civic skills; Social capital
  • The Resourceful Believer: Generating Civic Skills in Church.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Christopher P. Gilbert (2006)
    Journal of Politics 68:1: 116-127. Also Djupe and Gilbert, The Political Influence of Churches. New York: Cambridge, 2009, pp. 155-176.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Civic skills
  • The Resourceful Believer: Generating Civic Skills in Church.
    Djupe, Paul A. (2006)
    Journal of Politics 68:1: 116-127.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Civic skills; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Testing the Promise of the Churches: Income Inequality in the Opportunity to Learn Civic Skills in Christian Congregations.
    Schwadel, Philip (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:3: 565-575.

    Analyzes 1987 survey data from 11 denominations; churches train members, especially of the upper class, but also those of the lower classes, in civic skills.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic skills; Stratification
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