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  • Religious Practice and Civic Social Capital among Miami Youth.
    Labissiere, Yves, Ann Reeder Goraczko, and Alex Stepick (2009)
    In Alex Stepick, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (eds.) Churches and Charity in the Immigrant City. Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement in Miami. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 231-249.

    Based on 2001 questionnaire data from Florida International University English Composition students. Immigrant & 2nd generation students are more active in church than others, Protestants more than Catholics, females more than males, Black nationalities more than others. Church commitment appears critical for civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Jamaican Americans; Civic engagement; African Americans; Generations; Nicaraguan Americans; Social capital; Students, undergraduate; Migrant; Cuban Americans; Mexican Americans
  • Unidos en la fe. Transnational civic social engagement between two Cuban Catholic parishes.
    Hansing, Katrin (2009)
    In Alex Stepick, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (eds.) Churches and Charity in the Immigrant City. Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement in Miami. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press., pp. 119-131.

    Describes a fund-raising ministry in a Miami Cuban American parish that helps support a diocese in Cuba.

    Associated Search Terms: Cuban Americans; United States, Florida, Miami; Transnational; Social capital; Migrant; Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish
  • La catedral del exilio. A Nicaraguan Congregation in a Cuban Church.
    Pino-Allen, Isabel del (2009)
    In Alex Stepick, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (eds.) Churches and Charity in the Immigrant City. Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement in Miami. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 132-150.

    Anti-Castro sentiment bonded otherwise diverse Cuban exiles, even wealthier ones no longer living in the parish. With the coming of Central Americans, the bonding social capital is challenged.

    Associated Search Terms: Cuban Americans; Parish; Participant observation; Social capital; Migrant; Succession (urban ecology); Urban; United States, Florida, Miami; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • So Close and Yet So Far Away. Comparing Civic Social Capital in Two Cuban Congregations.
    Mahler, Sarah J. (2009)
    In Alex Stepick, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (eds.) Churches and Charity in the Immigrant City. Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement in Miami. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 41-71.

    Compares a Seventh-day Adventist & a Nazarene congregation in the Miami, Florida, area, one exemplifying bridging capital & the other bonding capital. Emphasis is placed on the responsiveness of congregants in enabling pastors' charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; United States, Florida, Miami; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Parish; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Charisma; Congregation; Civic engagement; Cuban Americans; Activism
  • Latino Immigrants and their Perceptions of Religious Institutions: Cubans, Salvadorans, and Guatemalans in Phoenix, Arizona.
    Menjívar, Cecilia (2001)
    Migraciones internacionales 1:1: 65-88.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Arizona, Phoenix; Guatemalan Americans; Migrant; Cuban Americans; Salvadoran Americans
  • Our Lady of the Exile: Diasporic Religion at a Cuban Catholic Shrine in Miami.
    Tweed, Thomas A. (1997)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Catholic, U.S.A.; Cuban Americans; Marian; Shrine
  • Catholic Responses to Hispanic Newcomers.
    Fitzpatrick, Joseph P. (1990)
    Sociological Focus 23:3: 155-166.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Cuban Americans; Mexican Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Puerto Rican Americans
  • Faith and Stability among Hispanic Families: The Role of Religion in Cultural Transition.
    Fitzpatrick, Joseph P. (1983)
    In William V. D'Antonio and Joan Aldous (eds.), Families and Religion. Conflcit and Change in Modern Society. Beverly Hills, California: Sage, pp. 221-242.

    Overview & New York City religious marriage data for Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, other Latinos.

    Associated Search Terms: Puerto Rican Americans; Marriage; Cuban Americans; Latino Americans; United States, New York, New York; Dominican Americans
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