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  • Sacralizing the secular. The ethno-fundamentalist movements.
    Pace, Enzo (2017)
    Politica & Sociedades 36: 402-427.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist; Sacralization; Social movement; Ethnic
  • Religion and culture of the Lingayats: Tradition and modernity.
    Chekki, Dan A. (2017)
    Saarbricken, Germany: Lambert.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Lingayat (ethnic group, India); Participant observation
  • The contexts of conversion among U.S. Latinos.
    Ramos, Aida I., Robert D. Woodberry, and Chistopher G. Ellison (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:2: 119-145.

    Analyzes 2006 telephone interview data from Latino Americans. Conversion were most likely in moderately Latino concentrated phone exchanges, in the West & Southwest, among ethnic Puerto Ricans & central Americans versus Mexicans, & English-dominant speakers. Assimilation is not into Anglo religious culture but into ethnic community cultures.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Language; Conversion; Regionalism; Assimilation; Latino Americans; Migration
  • School context and ethnic minority adolescent religiosity: A longitudinal study.
    Van der Bracht, Koen, Roselien Vervaet, Fanny D'hont, Peter Stevens, Bart Van de Putte, and Mieke Van Houtte (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:3: 658-666.

    Analyzes 2011-12 & 2014-15 panel data from secondary level students in Flanders. Ethnic pluralism lessened the fall-off of religious participating by high religious students.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Students, secondary; Panel study; Ethnic; Education; Diversity; Belgium, Flanders; Adolescents
  • Parish and Place. Making Room for Diversity in the American Catholic Church.
    Bruce, Tricia Colleen (2017)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 2012 interview data from U.S. dioceses; examines "personal parishes"--i.e., officially established non-territorial parishes. Some are ethnic parishes, some traditionalist, some oriented to justice or social services.

    Associated Search Terms: Social services; Traditionalist; Social capital; Parish; Justice; Ethnic; Diversity; Catholic, U.S.A.; Accommodation; Homophily
  • A faith for all? Boundaries of religion and ethnicity among Sikhs.
    Khalsa, Simranjit (2017)
    Sociology of Religion 78:3: 340-362.

    Based on interviews in an ethnic Indian & in a non-ethnic convert community of Sikhs in a southern U.S.A. city. The convert community practiced yoga, their men wearing turbans over uncut hair, & followed a guru-like leader. Such practices as yoga & turbans breaks from the Indian identity of Sikhs.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Ethnic; Convert; Denomination (organizational entity); Identity; Indian Americans; Yoga, U.S.A.; Sikh, U.S.A.; Practice
  • Alternative sociologies of religion: Through non-Western eyes.
    Spickard, James V. (2017)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Sociology of religion has been bound to western culture, as organization, belief, & morals. The Confucian perspective leads to popular or everyday religion, de-individualized. Ibn Khaldun saw religion & ethnicity as forces for solidarity beyond familism. The Navajo perspective reveals the performative nature of ritual.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Individualism; Popular religion; Ritual; Market model; Familism; Ancestor; Sociology of religion; Culture; Definition of religion; Ethnic; Everyday life; Theory; Solidarity; Confucian; Navajo; Khaldun, Ibn
  • Ethnic church meets megachurch: Indian american Christianity in motion.
    Kurien, Prema A. (2017)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on interviews & participant observation in India & U.S.A. The Mar Thoma church from Kerala, India, loses its ethnic uniqueness in the 2nd generation in the U.S.A., which becomes more American Evangelical. Caste background, current class differences, & generation affect gender stances in the church.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Family; Gender role; Caste; Mar Thoma, U.S.A.; Class; Generations; India, Kerala; Migrant; Socialization; Transnational; Indian Americans; Participant observation; Mar Thoma, India
  • Perceived spousal religiosity and marital quality across racial and ethnic groups.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2016)
    Family Relations 65:2: 259-286.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Ethnic; Marriage
  • The role of ethnic school segregation for adolescents' religious salience.
    Van der Bracht, Koen, Fanny D'hondt, Mieke Van Houtte, Bart Van de Putte, and Peter Stevens (2016)
    Oxford Review of Education 42:2: 129-145.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Education; Ethnic; Salience
  • Bodyweight perceptions among Texas women: The effects of religion, race/ethnicity, and citizenship status.
    Ramos, Aida I., Gabriel A. Acevedo, and Andrea L. Ruiz (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:3: 433-455.

    Based on telephone survey data from Texas women. Attendance inversely predicts self-identification as overweight. Interaction effects with ethnic & racial categories are noted.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas; Ethnic; Health; Practice; Race
  • Race, religion, and anti-poverty policy attitudes.
    Brown, Ronald E.; R. Khari Brown; Davin Phoenix; and James S. Jackson (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 308-323.

    Analyzes the non-Latino white, Latino, & African American subsamples of 2008 National (U.S.A.) Politics Study data. Because the non-Latino white subsample had greater variance in support for aid to the poor, homilies on the subject had greater effect on them than on others.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Minority; Latino Americans; African Americans; Homily; Ethnic; Poverty; Stratification; Race
  • Being "one of them": Hierarchy and institutionalisation of charisma of an ethnic pastor in a Romani congregation.
    Ripka, Št?pán (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2: 147-158.

    Study of a religious leader who combined ethnic identity & religious charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Czech Republic; Charisma; Czech Republic; Ethnic; Romani; Participant observation; Clergy
  • In the realms of ethnicity, religion and emigration: New communities of memory in Israel.
    Feldman, Anat (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:2: 171-189.

    The initiators of ethnic communities of memory in Israel are 2nd generation immigrants from Islamic nations who can identify themselves as more religious than their parents. Based on participant observation in 3 towns--one of Libyan ethnicity, one Moroccan, & one Tunisian.

    Associated Search Terms: Moroccan Israelis; Ethnic; Generations; Israel; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel; Memory; Community; Libyan Israelis; Tunisian Israelis; Participant observation
  • Outreach and exclusion: Jewish denominational marketing in the early 20th century.
    Ellis, Rachel (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 38-56.

    Reviews reports & publications of American Reform & Conservative Jewish denominations 1910-1955; Reform did not market itself to immigrants, Conservative did. Reform did not want to endanger its American identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Marketing; Migration; Historical; Identity; Jewish, Conservative, U.S.A.; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.
  • Latino religious affiliation and ethnic identity.
    Calvillo, Jonathan E., and Stanley R. Bailey (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 57-78.

    analyzes 2006 telephone interview data from Latino Americans. Catholicism serves as a bridge to the ethnic homeland & positively predicts use of Spanish in the home while Protestantism reflects a break with the ethnicity & inversely predicts use of Spanish in the home.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Generations; Language; Latino Americans; Migrant; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Complementarianism as doctrine and governance: Narratives on women's leadership among second-generation Asian Americans.
    Chan, Esther (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:3: 435-452.

    Based on interviews & observation in a West Coast U.S.A. second generation Asian American congregation hat experienced a schism over the issue of women's roles in the church.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Schism; Parish; Gender traditionalism; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Congregation; Asian Americans; Gender role
  • Race/ethnicity, religion and partisan leanings.
    Brown, R. Khari, and Ronald E. Brown (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:4: 469-505.

    Analyzes 2004-08 telephone interview data from adult Americans. Associates views of nationalist symbols & militarism with the politicized conservatism of white Evangelicals & associations (both positive & inverse) of attendance & conservatism among different religious & racial/ethnic groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Politics, U.S.A.; United States; African Americans; Latino Americans; Ethnic
  • 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: Migrant; Vietnamese Americans; Korean Americans; Practice; Asian Americans; Filipino Americans; Chinese Americans; Ethnic; Indian Americans
  • Both ethnic and religious: Explaining employment penalties across 14 ethno-religious groups in the United Kingdom.
    Khattab, Nabil, and Tariq Modood (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:3: 501-522.

    Based on 2002-2013 British employment data. Finds both racial & cultural/religious employment discrimination.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, racial; Great Britain; Work; Stratification; Prejudice, religious; Race; Discrimination; Ethnic
  • Conflict & community: Twin tensions in becoming a multiethnic congregation.
    Herzog, Patricia Snell, and Brandon Vaidyanathan (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:4: 507-529.

    2008-09 participant observation & interview data from a northern Indiana formerly Polish parish into which a Mexican parish was merged. The merger did not work; 2 conflicting communities were juxtaposed.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Ethnic; Polish Americans; Merger; Latino Americans; Parish; Catholic, U.S.A.; Case study; Conflict; Participant observation
  • Explaining religious differences in immigants' gender role attitudes: The changing impact of origin country and individual religiosity.
    Röder, Antje (2014)
    Ethnic and Racial Studies 37:14: 2615-2635.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Gender role; Ethnic; Religiosity
  • Ethnicity, nation and religion: Current debates and the south Caucasus religion.
    Agadjanian, Alexander (2014)
    In Alexander Agadjanian, Ansgar Jödicke, and Evert van der Zweerde (eds.) Religion, Nation and Democracy in the South Caucasus. New York: Routledge, pp. 22-37.

    Associated Search Terms: Caucasus; State; Ethnic; Identity, national
  • Immigrant acculturation and transnationalism: Israelis in the United States and Europe compared.
    Rebhun, Uzi (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 613-635.

    Analyzes 2009-10 web-page survey data from Israeli emigrants. Integration into a new society enhances religio-ethnic identity, & in the U.S.A. religious practice.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Israeli Europeans; Israeli Americans; Identity; Assimilation; Ethnic; Comparative
  • The importance of race and religion in social service providers.
    Hsu, Becky, Conrad Hackett, and Leslie Hinkson (2014)
    Social Science Quarterly 95:2: 393-410.

    Analyzes 2002 survey data from low-income respondents in northeastern Pennsylvania. The racial or ethnic identity of service providers is important to Latinos & African American recipients, & religious identity to Evangelical recipients.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; African Americans; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Race; Social services; United States, Pennsylvania; Latino Americans
  • The Shared Parish: Latinos, Anglos, and the Future of US Catholicism.
    Hoover, Brett C. (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Catholic, U.S.A.; Congregation; Diversity; Latino Americans; Participant observation; Parish
  • The Shifting Religious Identity of Latinos in the United States.
    Pew Research Center (2014)
    Washington, D.C.: Pew Reserch Center.

    Largely 2013 descriptive statistics on a sample of Latino Americans, focusing on their religion & related attitudes.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Latino Americans; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Practice; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Denomination (organizational entity); Charismatic, U.S.A.; Belief; Conversion
  • Changing Faith: The Dynamics and Consequences of Americans' Shifting Religious Identities.
    Sherkat, Darren E. (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Describes U.S.A. religion with General Social Survey data; presents models predicting religious switching & apostasy. Secularization, supply-side rational choice theories, & other grand theories fail to explain changes of religion in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Homosexuality; Belief; Migration; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Education; Identification; Marriage; Change; Disaffiliation; Mobility (vertical); Politics, U.S.A.; Polity; Conversion; Practice; Sexual activity; United States; Membership; Sexual attitudes; Secularization; Rational choice theory; Stratification
  • Euro-American ethnic and native Christians: Believing in belonging.
    Day, Abby (2013)
    In Abby Day, Giselle Vincent, and Christopher R. Cotter (eds.) Social Identities between the Sacred and the Secular. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 61-74.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Identification
  • Racial/ethnic differences in spiritual well-being among cancer survvors.
    Canada, Andrea L., George Fitchett, Patricia E. Murphy, Kevin Stein, Kenneth Portier, Corinne Crammer, and Amy H. Peterman (2013)
    Journal of Behavioral Medicine 36:5: 441-453.

    Associated Search Terms: Well-being, spiritual; Health; Ethnic
  • Etnic and religious penalties in a changing British labour market from 2002 to 2010: The case of unemployment.
    Khattab, Naabil, and Ron Johnston (2013)
    Environment and Planning 45:6: 1358-1371.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Great Britain; Discrimination; Work
  • Can religious affiliation explain "ethnic" inequalities in the labour market?
    Heath, Anthony, and Jean Martin (2013)
    Ethnic and Racial Studies 36:6: 1004-1027.

    Discrimination against Muslims, apart from ethnic discrimination.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Discrimination; Ethnic; Islam, Great Britain
  • Ethnic Religious Politics in Israel: The Case of the Shas Party.
    Feldman, Anat (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing Pluralism. Globalizing Belief, Localizing Gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 193-210.

    Focuses on the Shas Movement in Israel.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, Israel; Politics, Israel; Ethnic; Israel; SHAS
  • Religion als religiös-ethnische Gemeinschaft. Das Beispiel der Parsi Zoroastrier in Indien.
    Lüddeckens, Dorothea, and Rafael Walthert (2013)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 65, 1 Suppl., 333-357.

    Associated Search Terms: Community; Ethnic; India; Parsee, India; Zoroastrian, India
  • Ethnography of religion, ethnicity and reflexivity. Evangelical Gitanos in southern Spain.
    Cantón Delgado, Manuela (2013)
    In Ruy Blanes and José Mapril (eds.) Sites and Politics of Religious Diversity in Southern Europe. The Best of All Gods. Boston: Brill, pp. 359-383.

    Associated Search Terms: Gypsy, Spain; Spain; Ethnic; Participant observation; Pentecostal, Spain
  • Etnopoliticas del evangelismo giano y esfera pública. Transversalidad, poder y etnicidad.
    Cantón Delgado, Manuela (2013)
    Politica y Sociedad 50:3: 1037-1063.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Gypsy, Spain; Pentecostal, Spain; Politics, Spain; Spain
  • Christianismes et démocratisation au Kenya.
    Droz, Yvan, and Hervé Maupeu (2013)
    Social Compass 60:1: 79-96.

    The more churches help define ethnic & political identities, the more they lose their moral force in Kenya.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Violence; Politics, Kenya; Pentecostal, Kenya; Kenya; Ethnic; Moral
  • New landscapes of religious diversity in Mexico.
    De la Torre, Renée, and Cristina Gutiérrez Zúñiga (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing pluralism: Globalizing belief, localizing gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 125-148.

    Reports 2000 & '10 census data. Considers variables that are associated with conversion to minority religions.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Urbanization; Stratification; Pluralism; Migration; Age; Membership; Mexico; Gender; Ecology; Conversion; Ethnic
  • Decoupling religion and ethnicity: Second-generation Indian Amrican Christians.
    Kurien, Prema A. (2012)
    Qualitative Sociology 35:4: 447-468.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Generations; Indian Americans
  • Racial insularity and ethnic faith: The emerging Korean American religious elite.
    Park, Jerry Z. (2012)
    In Carolyn Chen and Russell Jeung (eds.) Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second Generation. New Brusnwick, New Jersey: Rutgers Universty Press, pp. 135-155.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Korean Americans; Leadership
  • Frontières ethniques, citoyenneté et écoles religieuses "séparées": une cartographie des enjeux théoriques.
    Tremblay, Stéphanie (2012)
    Social Compass 59:1: 69-83.

    Reviews the literature on religions serving as ethnicities & separate schools, resisting social integration & furthering it by establishing the acceptance of pluralism.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Pluralism; Identity; Ethnic
  • The diversity-affirming Latino: Ethnic options and the ethnic transcendent expression of American Latino religious identity.
    Marti, Gerardo (2012)
    In C. Chen and R. Jeung (eds.) Sustaining Faith Tradition: Race, Ethnicty, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second Generation. New York: New York University Press, pp. 25-45.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Diversity; Ethnic; Latino Americans
  • Ethnodoxy: How popular ideologies fuse religious and ethnic identities.
    Karpov, Vyacheslav, Elena Lisovskaya, and David Barry (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:4: 638-655.

    Defines ethnodoxy as the fusing of religious & ethnic ientties wich can occur at macro, meso, & micro leels. Develops a series of propositions about Orthodoxy & Russia that Russian respondents could endorse. Uses 2005 interview data from Russia as an illustration.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Levels of inclusiveness; Identity; Ethnodoxy; Russia; Russian Orthodox, Russia
  • Diversity, Donations, and Disadvantage: The Implications of Personal Fundraising for Racial Diversity in Evangelical Outreach Ministries.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 53:4: 397-418.

    Analyzes web-based survey data from Evangelical outreach ministers. The Evangelical model of personal fund raising for such parachurch ministries (e.g. university campus outreach) presupposes & thus privileges white American cultural expectations.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Parachurch agencies; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Minority; Contributions; Ethnic
  • Worship Across the Racial Divide: Religious Music and the Multi-Racial Congregation.
    Marti, Gerardo (2012)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on participant observation & interviews in 12 multiracial Protestant churches in the Los Angeles area. Highlights the importance of the worship experience, especially music.

    Associated Search Terms: Diversity; Race; United States, California, Los Angeles; Participant observation; Ethnic; Multiculturalism; Music
  • Ethnic, religious and economic diversity in Dutch neighbourhoods: Explaining quality of contact with neighbours, trust in the neighbourhood and inter-ethnic trust.
    Lancee, Bram, and Jaap Dronkers (2011)
    Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 37:4: 597-618.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Netherlands; Diversity; Ethnic
  • Ethnicité, religion et religiosité. Les protestants dans la République irlandaise.
    Ruane, Joseph (2011)
    Ethnologie française 41:2: 271-278.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Protestant, Ireland; Ireland
  • Anti-Muslim attitudes in the Netherlands: Tests of contradictory hypotheses derived from ethnic competition theory and intergroup contact theory.
    Savekoul, Michael, Peer Scheepers, Jochem Tolsma, and Louk Hagendoorn (2011)
    European Sociologoical Review 27:6: 741-775.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Netherlands; Prejudice, anti-Islamic
  • Past in the Present: Indigenous Leadership and Party Politics among the Amasiri of Southeastern Nigeria.
    Obinna, Elijah (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 81-110.

    Description of the Amasiri indigenous system of governance, of which ancestor respect is a dimension.

    Associated Search Terms: Amasiri (Nigerian ethnic group); Nigeria; Ancestor
  • Anti-Muslim attitudes in the Netherlands: Tests of contradictory hypotheses derived from ethnic competition theory and intergroup contact theory.
    Michael Savelkoul, Peer Scheepers, Jochen Tolsma, and Louk Hagendoorn (2011)
    European Sociological Review 27:6: 741-758.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Ethnic; Competition; Islam, Netherlands
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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