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  • ISKON and Immigrants: The Rise, Decline, and Rise again of a New Religious Movement.
    Vande Berg, Travis, and Fred Kniss (2008)
    Sociological Quarterly 49:1: 79-104.

    Hare Krishna in Chicago grew as a seeker movement, declined because of generation problems & scandals, & is growing again as a religion for new immigrants.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; New religions; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Migrant
  • Almost Heaven. Leadership, Decline and the Transformation of New Vrindaban.
    Rochford, E. Burke, Jr., and Kendra Bailey (2006)
    Nova religio 9:3: 6-23.

    Based on 1993-2004 interviews & observation, & 2003 questionnaire data from New Vrindaban members. New Vrindaban is an off-shoot from Hare Krishna.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Authority; Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; New Vrindaban; United States, West Virginia
  • The Integration of Indian Immigrants to Temples Run by North Americans.
    Zaidman-Dvir, Nurit (2000)
    Social Compass 47:2: 205-219.

    Based on 1990-94 participant observation in a Philadelphia temple, as well as interviews & examination of movement literature. The temple residents & leaders tend to be Americans while Sunday visitors include many Indian American immigrants.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Indian Americans; Migrant; Participant observation
  • The Sociology of Religious Movements.
    Bainbridge, William Sims (1997)
    New York: Routledge

    General treatise written as a text, centered in the "compensator" theory framework & using U.S.A. illustrations.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Sect; Conversion; Transcendental Meditation, U.S.A.; Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; Zen, U.S.A.; Unification Church; Children of God; New York Mission Society; Process Church of Final Judgment; Altruism; Father Divine
  • Hare Krishna in America: Growth, Decline and Accommodation.
    Rochford, E. Burke, Jr. (1996)
    In T. Miller (ed.) America's Alternative Religions. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 215-221.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; Accommodation
  • Family Structure, Commitment, and Involvement in the Hare Krishna Movement.
    Rochford, E. Burke, Jr. (1995)
    Sociology of Religion 56:2: 153-175.

    Associated Search Terms: Participation; Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; Family
  • On the Politics of Member Validation: Taking Findings Back to Hare Krishna.
    Rochford, E. Burke, Jr. (1992)
    In G. Miller and J.A. Holstein (eds.) Perspectives on Social Problems, Vol. 3. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 99-116.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna, U.S.A.
  • Cult Conversions and the Courts: Some Ethical Issues in Academic Expert Testimony.
    Shinn, Larry D. (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:3: 273-285.

    Based on experience as an expert witness in cases involving the Hare Krishna in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethics; Sociology of religion; Law; Hare Krishna, U.S.A.
  • Factionalism, Group Defection, and Schism in the Hare Krishna Movement.
    Rochford, E. Burke, Jr. (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:2: 162-179.

    Based on 1980 participant observation in Los Angeles; studies Kirtan Hall, a short-lived organization in the Hare Krishna tradition.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Kirtan Hall; Schism; United States, California, Los Angeles; Disaffiliation; Hare Krishna, U.S.A.
  • Dialectical Processes in the Development of Hare Krishna: Tension, Public Definition, and Strategy.
    Rochford, E. Burke, Jr. (1987)
    In David G. Bromley and Phillip E. Hammond (eds.) The Future of New Religious Movements. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press pp. 109-122.

    Focuses on controversies within I.S.K.O.N. in the United States.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna, U.S.A.
  • Frame Alignment Processes, Micromobilization, and Movement Participation.
    Snow, David A., E. Burke Rochford, Jr., Steven K. Worden, and Robert D. Benford (1986)
    American Sociological Review 51:4: 464-481.

    Applies frame alignment theory to social movements, including the new Christian right, Nichiren Shoshu, & Hare Krishna.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; Frame analysis; Nichiren Shoshu
  • Hare Krishna in America.
    Rochford, E. Burke, Jr. (1985)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna, U.S.A.
  • Recruitment Strategies, Ideology, and Organization in the Hare Krishna Movement.
    Rochford, E. Burke, Jr. (1982)
    Social Problems 29:4: 399-410. [Also in Eileen Barker (ed.) Of Gods and Men. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, 1983, pp. 283-302.

    Survey data from over 200 U.S. devotees show opportunistic exploitation of local conditions rather than ideology or structure explains the movement's growth in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna, U.S.A.
  • A Study of Recruitment and Transformation Processes in the Hare Krishna Movement.
    Rochford, E. Burke, Jr. (1982)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles. [DA 44:3 A, p. 869]

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; United States, California, Los Angeles
  • Strange Gods. The Great American Cult Scare.
    Bromley, David G., and Anson D. Shupe, Jr. (1981)
    Boston: Beacon.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Scientology; Anti-cult movement; Unification Church; Jonestown; Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; Divine Light Mission; Children of God; Contributions
  • Social Networks and Social Movements: A Micro-structural Approach to Differential Recruitment.
    Snow, David A., Louis A. Zurcher, and Sheldon Ekland-Olson (1980)
    American Sociological Review 45: 787-801.

    Analyzes 1966-74 testimonies published by the Nichiren Shoshu of America, participant observation & interview data from Nichiren Shoshu of America & the Hare Kirshna, & secondary literature on a variety of movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Network; Social movement; Participant observation; Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.; Nichiren Shoshu; Hare Krishna, U.S.A.
  • The American Children of Krsna. A Study of the Hare Krsna Movement.
    Daner, Francine Jeanne (1976)
    New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna, U.S.A.
  • The Hare Krishna in San Francisco.
    Johnson, Gregory (1976)
    In Charles Y. Glock and Robert N. Bellah (eds.), The New Religious Consciousness. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 31-51.

    Based on 1971 life history data, & interview & participant observation data from early 1970s.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; Participant observation; United States, California, San Francisco
  • The Hare Krishna Movement.
    Judah, J. Stillson (1974)
    In Irving I. Zaretsky and Mark P. Leone (eds.), Religious Movements in Contemporary America. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, pp. 463-478.

    General description of the movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna, U.S.A.
  • Status Hierarchy and Religious Sanctions: A Report on the Krishna Cult.
    Holmes, Barbara (1974)
    Human Mosaic 7: 31-45.

    Field study of a local house temple in an unspecified location in the United States.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; Stratification; Organization
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