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  • Conceptual pathways to ethnic transcendence in diverse churches: Theoretical reflections on the achievement of successfully integrated congregations.
    Marti, Gerardo (2015)
    Religions 6:3: 1048-1066.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (racial); Congregation
  • Race, religious organizations, and integration.
    Edwards, Korie L., Brad Christerson, and Michael O. Emerson (2013)
    Annual Review of Sociology 39:1:211-228.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Integration (racial)
  • Race, religion, and the color line (or is that the color wall?).
    Emerson, Michael O. (2009)
    In Charles A. Gallagher (ed.) Rethinking the Color Line: Readings in Race and Ethnicity. New York: McGraw-Hill, pp. 203-211.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (racial); Race; Segregation, racial
  • Against All Odds: The Struggle for Racial Integration in Religious Organizations.
    Christerson, Brad, Korie L. Edwards, and Michael O. Emerson (2005)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on case studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (racial); Parish; Race
  • Beyond Segregation: Understanding How Interracial Churches Work.
    Edwards, Korie L. (2004)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Illinois at Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Parish; Integration (racial)
  • An Examination of the Effects of Residential and Church Integration on Racial Attitudes of Whites.
    Yancey, George (1999)
    Sociological Perspectives 42:2: 279-304.

    Analyzes 1990 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; while residential integration lessens overt racism, church integration lessens more subtle prejudices.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (racial); Prejudice, racial; United States
  • Congregation and Community.
    Ammerman, Nancy T., with Arthur E. Farnsley II, Tammy Adams, Penny Edgell Becker, Brenda Brasher, Thomas Clark, Joan Cunningham, Nancy Eiesland, Bar bara Elwell, Michelle Hale, Diana Jones, Virginia Laffey, Stacey Nicholas, Marcia Robinson, etc. (1997)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Examines congregations' responses to economic troubles, racial integration, & other community changes; based on studies of 9 U.S. communities.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Change; United States, California, Los Angeles; United States, Georgia, Atlanta; United States, California, Long Beach; Urban; Economic; United States, Illinois, Oak Park; Parish; Integration (racial); Community
  • The Healing of Progressivist America: The Premises of School Desegregation within U.S. Civil Religion.
    LaMagdeleine, Donald R. (1996)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 35:3: 304-317.

    Interprets U.S. racial integration of schools as civil religious ritual failing because it ignored African American subculture as a historical force.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (racial); Education; Civil religion
  • Clergy in Racial Controversy: A Replication of the Campbell and Pettigrew Study.
    Thomas, Charles B., Jr. (1985)
    Review of Religious Research 26:4: 379-390.

    Analyzes 1975 interview data from clergy in the Boston area during a controversy over transporting students by bus for purposes of racial integration.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (racial); Clergy; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Activism
  • The Most Segregated Institution: Correlates of Interracial Church Participation.
    Hadaway, Christopher Kirk, David G. Hackett, and James Fogle Miller (1984)
    Review of Religious Research 25:3: 204-219.

    Analyzes 1978 & '80 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Integration (racial)
  • Segregationist Violence and Civil Rights Movements in Tuscaloosa.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (1980)
    Washington: University Press of America.

    Historical sociology, up to 1976; one chapter focuses on the racial integration of the Tuscaloosa, Alabama, churches.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Alabama, Tuscaloosa; Community study; Civil rights movement; Conflict; Integration (racial); African Americans
  • Attitudes toward Racial Integration.
    Taylor, D. Garth, Paul B. Sheatsley, and Andrew M. Greeley (1978)
    Scientific American 238:6: 42-49. [Also in Andrew M. Greeley, The Sociology of Andrew M. Greeley. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1994, pp. 381-388]

    Develops a model for predicting racial liberalism, including cohort effects; uses religious categories in some tables.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (racial); Catholic, U.S.A.; United States; Racial attitudes; Protestant, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Polity and Decision Premises: The Church and the Private School.
    Takayama, K. Peter, and Diane G. Sachs (1976)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 15:3: 269-278.

    1974 questionnaire data from churches in Memphis, after busing of students for racial integration in the public schools began; shows conservative churches with congregational polity opened private schools.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (racial); Education; United States, Tennessee, Memphis; Organization
  • Attitudes Toward Racial Integration.
    Greeley, Andrew M., and Paul B. Sheatsley (1971)
    Scientific American 225:6: 3-9. [Also in Andrew M. Greeley, The Sociology of Andrew M. Greeley (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1994), pp. 213-219]

    Analyzes 1942-70 National Opinion Research Center (U.S.A..) survey data; shows growing acceptance of racial integration. Uses some religious categories in the data analysis.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Catholic, U.S.A.; Integration (racial); Jewish, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States; Racial attitudes
  • Authority and Controversial Policy: The Churches and Civil Rights.
    Wood, James R. (1970)
    American Sociological Review 35:6: 1057-1069.

    Notes that American, predominantly white churches that had legitimate authority in their polities were freer to endorse racial integration.

    Associated Search Terms: Policy; Protestant, U.S.A.; Authority; Integration (racial)
  • Racial Integration and the Church--a Comparative Note.
    Vernon, Glenn M. (1967)
    Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 2: 148-149.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Integration (racial)
  • The Integration of Negroes and Whites in an Integrated Church Setting.
    Parker, James H. (1967)
    Social Forces 46: 359-366.

    Based on participant observation at the First Baptist Church in Chicago; the most active members interacted with both races, but seating patterns showed separation.

    Associated Search Terms: American Baptist; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Participant observation; African Americans; Integration (racial)
  • Protestant Enforcement of Racial Integration Policy: A Sociological Study in the Political Economy of Organizations.
    Wood, James R. (1967)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Vanderbilt University. [DA 28:10 A, p. 4300]

    Compares 42 U.S. Protestant denominations' policies on racial integration. Executives could formulate & enforce integration policies when formal polity game them power & resources, & when the membership was largely outside the South.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (racial); Organization; Authority; United States, regions; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Aspects of Racial Integration in the Methodist Church: Sources of Resistance to Organizational Policy.
    Wood, James R., and Mayer N. Zald (1966)
    Social Forces 45:2: 255-265.

    Attempts by the national church to initiate policies of racial integration led to some churches decreasing race relations contributions & led to some local & conference level leaders accommodating resistance.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (racial); Conflict; Contributions; United Methodist
  • Attitudes of Parents and Children Toward Desegregation.
    Sartain, James Auxford (1966)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Vanderbilt University. [DA 27:5 A, p. 1460]

    Analyzes 1955 questionnaire data from 7th & 11th graders, & interview data from parents, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; high church involvement correlated with parents' favoring integration.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, primary; Integration (racial); United States, Tennessee, Oak Ridge; Students, secondary
  • Attitudes toward Inclusive Practices in the Methodist Church in the Southeast.
    Brewer, Earl D.C. (1965)
    Review of Religious Research 6:2: 82-89.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from delegates to the 1960 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference of the Methodist Church; focuses on the racial integration of the Methodist districts in the South.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist Church, U.S.A.; Integration (racial)
  • Churches and Residential Segregation.
    Clark, Henry (1964)
    New Haven, Connecticut: College and University Press.

    Analyzes interview data from clergy & questionnaire data from church members in a northern American city, about an open housing covenant initiative.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (racial); Clergy
  • Churchmen and Residential Desegregation.
    Clark, Henry (1964)
    Review of Religious Research 5:3: 157-164.

    Analyzes interview data from clergy & questionnaire data from church members in a northern American city, about an open housing covenant initiative.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Integration (racial)
  • Christians in Racial Crisis: A Study of Little Rock's Ministry.
    Campbell, Ernest Q., and Thomas F. Pettigrew (1959)
    Washington: Public Affairs Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Integration (racial); Civil rights movement; United States, Arkansas, Little Rock
  • Racial and Moral Crisis:The Role of Little Rock Ministers.
    Campbell, Ernest Q., and Thomas F. Pettigrew (1959)
    American Journal of Sociology 64: 509-516. [Also in Richard D. Knudten (ed.), The Sociology of Religion. An Anthology (New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1967), pp. 228-239]

    Analyzes interview data from clergy in Little Rock, Arkansas, during the 1957 school racial integration crisis there.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Arkansas, Little Rock; Civil rights movement; Clergy; Integration (racial)
  • Ministers' Attitudes toward Integration.
    Waltz, Alan K., and Robert L. Wilson (1958)
    Phylon 19:2: 195-199.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from white Methodist ministers in Indiana & African American ones in a wider region; focuses on the issue of merging racially separate conferences & congregations. Shows support for their merger.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (racial); United Methodist; United States, Indiana; Clergy
  • Ecological and Additudinal Factors in Church Desegregation.
    Northwood, Lawrence K. (1958)
    Social Problems 6:2: 150-163.

    Based on interviews of Protestant clergy in Des Moines, Iowa; shows similarity of income & occupation classes of racial groups facilitates church integration.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; United States, Iowa, Des Moines; Clergy; Race; Ecology; Integration (racial)
  • Segregation and Inclusiveness of Protestant Churches in Metropolitan Chicago.
    Fukuyama, Yoshio (1955)
    Chicago: The Church Federation of Greater Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Integration (racial); United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • The Relation between Principle and Practice in the Behavior of an Interracial Church Congregation.
    Curtis, Charles Grant (1950)
    Unpublished S.M. thesis, University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Integration (racial); Race
  • Interracial Churches in American Protestantism.
    Oniki, Garry S. (1950)
    Social Action 16: 4-22.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Integration (racial); African Americans
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