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  • What religion affords grassroots NGOs: Frames, networks, modes of action.
    Schnable, Allison (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 216-232.

    Religion offers legitimating frameworks, networks,& modes of action to many international NGOs.

    Associated Search Terms: Cultural capital; Development; Legitimation; Network; NGO; Social capital
  • Individual choices revisisted: Non-heterosexual Christians in Poland.
    Hall, Dorota (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2:212-224.

    Based on participant observation & life history interviews with a group of non-heterosexual Christians in Poland. Members tended to be educated, have religiously diverse backgrounds, to have experienced social mobility, & if from small towns to have experienced geographical mobility--all leading them to challenge tradition within the majority Catholic religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Poland; Mobility (vertical); Mobility (geographical); Education; Cultural capital; Poland; Participant observation; Life histories; Homosexuality
  • The elusive religious field in Lithuania.
    Schröder, Ingo W. (2012)
    In Milda Ališauskiene and Ingo W. Schröder (eds.) Religious Diversity in Post-Soviet Society: Ethnographies of Catholic Hegemony and the New Pluralism in Lithuania. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 79-98.

    Based on 2008-09 fieldwork in Vilnius & Kaunas. A middle class habitus of superficial Catholicism is hegemonic in urban Lithuania. Pluralism is notable, even within Catholicism. The hegemony is limited by secularism. Overview of Church efforts to reach the public.

    Associated Search Terms: Habitus; Gramsci, Antonio; Bourdieu, Pierre; Secularism; Hegemony; Pluralism; Lithuania; Catholic, Lithuania; Cultural capital; Field
  • Living Faith. Everyday Religion and Mothers in Poverty.
    Sullivan, Susan Crawford (2011)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press

    Based on interviews with poor mothers in Boston, whose religion is often located outside formal churches but serves as a cultural resource.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Cultural capital; Poor; Coping; United States, Massachusetts, Boston
  • How religious, social, and cultural capital factors influence educational aspirations of African American adolescents.
    Al-Fadhli, Hussain, and Thomas Kersen (2010)
    Journal of Negro Education 79:3: 380-389.

    Associated Search Terms: Cultural capital; Education; Adolescents; African Americans
  • The Cultural Capital of Evangelicals.
    Wuthnow, Robert (2009)
    In Steven Brint and Jean Reith Schroedel (eds.) Evangelicals and Democracy in America, Vol. 2: Religion and Politics. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, pp. 27-43.

    Associated Search Terms: Cultural capital; Evangelical
  • Spiritual capital and democratization in Zimbabwe: A case study of a progressive charismatic congregation.
    Ganiel, Gladys (2009)
    Democratization 16:6: 1172-1193.

    Associated Search Terms: Cultural capital; Democracy; Pentecostal, neo, Zimbabwe; Zimbabwe
  • Examining the "Spill-over" Effect of Religiosity on Civic Involvement and Efficacy.
    Smith, H. Lovell, and Mark Peyrot (2008)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 19: 143-162.

    Analyzes 1987 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; religiosity is related to faith-based civic activity, but not other kinds. There is, however, a spill-over effect from invovlement in religious organizations to secular ones.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Social participation; Cultural capital
  • In Search of Spiritual Capital: The Spiritual as a Cultural Resource.
    Guest, Mathew (2007)
    In Kieran Flanagan and Peter C. Jupp (eds.) A Sociology of Spirituality. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 180-200.

    Based on questionnaires & inteviews with chidlren of Church of England bishops.

    Associated Search Terms: Bourdieu, Pierre; Socialization; Family; Cultural capital; Church of England
  • Habitus et hybridité: une interprétation du syncrétisme dans la religion afro-catholique d'après Bourdieu.
    Rey, Terry (2005)
    Social Compass 52:4: 453-462.

    Associated Search Terms: Cultural capital; Syncretism; Habitus; Voodoo; Haiti; Africanist, Haiti; Bourdieu, Pierre
  • Childhood Religious Conservatism and Adult Attainment among Black and White Women.
    Glass, Jennifer, and Jerry Jacobs (2005)
    Social Forces 84:1: 555-597.

    Analyzes data from the 1988 panel of the National (U.S.A.) Survey of Families and Households; childhood religious conservatism predicts diminished human capital acquisition & earlier family formation for White women, with muted effects for Black women.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Women; Conservative, U.S.A.; Gender role; Race; Education; Cultural capital; Family
  • Sacred capital: Pierre Bourdieu and the study of religion.
    Urban, Hugh B. (2003)
    Method and Theory in the Study of Religion 15: 354-389.

    Associated Search Terms: Bourdieu, Pierre; Cultural capital
  • Alternative Spiritualities and the Logic of Late Capitalism.
    Possamaï, Adam (2003)
    Culture and Religion 4:1: 31-45.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular culture; Alternative spirituality; Capitalism
  • Theorizing Religious Effects among American Adolescents.
    Smith, Christian (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:1: 17-30.

    Systematizes findings that religion promotes the well-being of adolescents.

    Associated Search Terms: Well-being; Adolescents; Moral; Experience; Social capital; Cultural capital
  • The Language of God in the City of Man. Religious Discourse and Public Politics.
    Williams, Rhys H. (2003)
    In Corwin Smidt (ed.) Religion as Social Capital. Producing the Common Good. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 171-189.

    Religious language can bond at the cost of the bridging kind of social capital or bridge at the cost of the bonding kind.

    Associated Search Terms: Culture; Methodist, U.S.A.; Social capital; Discourse; United Church of Christ; United States
  • Misrecognition of the Limits: Bourdieu's Religious Capital and Social Transformation.
    Stone, Lora (2001)
    Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory 3:1.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Bourdieu, Pierre; Cultural capital
  • La relègation superstructurelle des références culturelles. Essai sur le champ religieux dans les sociétés capitalistes post-industrielles.
    Willaime, Jean-Paul (1977)
    Social Compass 24:4: 323-338.

    Focuses on the process of capitalism rendering the cultural dependent & ephemeral, & a passage from organic solidarity to a serial society.

    Associated Search Terms: Culture; Capitalism; Marxian
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