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  • Religious congregations' experiences with, fears of, and preparations for crime: Results from a national survey.
    Scheitle,Christopher P. (2018)
    Review of Religious Research 60:1: 95-113.

    Reports a 2015 survey of the crimes against congregations. Jewish & Muslim congregations were most frequently victimized.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Jewish, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Criminology; Hate crimes
  • Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys.
    O'Brien, John (2017)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Adolescents
  • Religion, religiosity, and happiness.
    Sander, William (2017)
    Review of Religious Research 59:2: 251-262.

    Analyzes 1998-2012 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; compares happiness of religious tradition categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Happiness; Islam, U.S.A.; Jewish, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • Progressive ctivism among Buddhists, Hindus, and Muslims in the U.S.
    Yukich, Grace (2017)
    In Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.) Religion and Progressive Activism. New Stories about Faith and Politics. New York: New York University Press, pp. 225-245.

    Explores factors that inhibit sociologists from studying religious activism by Buddhists, Hindus, & Muslims in the U.S. Uses interviews with activists in the 3 traditions.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Sociology of religion; Hindu, U.S.A.
  • Muslim women's evolving leadership roles: A case study of women leaders in an immigrant Muslim community in post-9/11 America.
    Wang, Yuting (2017)
    Socal Compass 64:3: 424-441.

    Based on 2004-07 participant observation & interviews at a mosque in a medium-sized Midwest U.S.A. city. Muslim women used traditional gender roles to legitimate leadership on their part.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender traditionalism; Women; Participant observation; Islam, U.S.A.
  • Rejecting the conflict narrative: American Jewish and Muslim views on science and religion.
    Vaidyanathan, Brandon, David R. Johnson, Pamela J Prickett, and Elaine Howard Ecklund (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 478-496.

    Based on interviews in Orthodox Jewish, Reform Jewish, and Sunni Muslim congregations. Congregation members distance themselves from a narrative of conflict between science and religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Science; Jewish, Reform, U.S.A.; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.
  • Teaching and learning to be religious: Pedagogies of conversion to Islam and Christianity.
    Galonnier, Juliette, and Diego de los Rios (2016)
    Sociology of Religion 77:1: 59-81.

    Based on 2013-14 participant observation in a Muslim class for converts in a Midwest U.S. city & an Evangelical one mostly for Latinos in south Florida. Finds similarities in pedagogy despite differences in doctrinal & practiced content.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Conversion; Education; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Participant observation
  • Why worry about evolution? Boundries, practices, and moral salience in Sunni and Evangelical high schools.
    Guhim, Jeffrey (2016)
    Sociological Theory 34:2: 151-174.

    Based on participant observation in 2 Sunni & 2 Evangelical schools in New York City. Evolution is a greater problem for Evangelicals because of their literal interpretation of scripture.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Comparative; Education; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Moral; United States, New York, New York; Literalism
  • Why worry about evolution? Boundaries, practices and moral salience in Sunni and Evangelical high schools.
    Guhin, Jeffrey (2016)
    Sociological Theory 34:2: 151-174.

    Participant observation in New York City Evangelical & Sunni high schools. Evolution is more salient to the former because of the centrality of biblical literalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Education; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Evolution; Islam, U.S.A.; Literalism; United States, New York, New York
  • Muslim Cool: Race, Religion, and Hip Hop in the United States.
    Abdul Khabeer, Su'ad (2016)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Ethnography of the Inner-City Muslim Action Network, in Chicago. Use of African American culture markers to assimilate whites to the religious expression.

    Associated Search Terms: Aesthetic; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Islam, U.S.A.; Race; Participant observation
  • "I was a Muslim, but now I am a Christian": Preaching, legitimation, and identity management in a southern Evangelical church.
    Marti, Gerardo (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 250-270.

    Based on 2012-13 participant observation in a Charlotte Evangelical church. Case study of a convert immigrant pastor who contends with his minority status through his homilies.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Discourse; United States, North Carolina, Charlotte; Race; Participant observation; Homily; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Legitimation; Case study
  • American Muslim political responses to threat.
    Schoettmer, Patrick (2015)
    In Paul A. Djupe (ed.) Religion and Political Tolerance in America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 228-247.

    Associated Search Terms: Persecution; Islam, U.S.A.
  • Religion, cultural clash, and Muslim American attitudes about politically motivated violence.
    Acevedo, Gabriel A., and Ali R. Chaudhary (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:2: 242-260.

    Analyzes 2007 Pew Survey of American Muslims data; political views & religious factors have minimal effect on attitudes toward political violence.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Violence
  • When white devils join the deen: White American converts to Islam and the experience of non-normative whiteness.
    Galonnier, Juliette (2015)
    Notes et Documents de l'Observatoire sociologique du changement 2015:1.

    Based on open-ended 2013-14 interviews in Midwest U.S.A. cities.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Islam, U.S.A.; Race
  • The Regime of Religious Pluralism: Uncovering the Cultural Dimensions of American Religious Belonging.
    Nabors, Bradly (2015)
    Unpublished Ph.D dissertation, University of Southern California.

    Based on interviews with U.S. atheists & Muslims.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Individualism; Islam, U.S.A.; Pluralism; United States; Minority
  • Gender, religious identity, and civic engagement among Arab Muslims in the United States.
    Read, Jen'nan Ghazal (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:1: 30-48.

    Analyzes 2001-04 telephone interview data from Muslim Arab Americans. Religiosity positively predicts civic engagement, especially for men.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Islam, U.S.A.; Gender; Civic engagement; Arab Americans
  • Negotiating gendered religious space: The particularities of patriarchy in an African American mosque.
    Prickett, Pamela J. (2015)
    Gender & Society 29: 51-72.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Islam, U.S.A.; Patriarchy; African Americans
  • Religious pluralism in the United States and Britain: Its implications for Muslims and nationhood.
    Meer, Nasar, and Tariq Modood (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 526-540.

    The U.K. is assimilating Muslims as successfully as the U.S.A., even though it has an established Christian church.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Islam, U.S.A.; Islam, Great Britain; Identity, national; Great Britain; Assimilation; Pluralism; Comparative
  • Islamic schools in the United States and England: Implications for integration and social cohesion.
    Hussain, Serena, and Jen'nan Ghazal Read (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 556-569.

    Based on participant observation & interviews. Islamic schools facilitated the participation of their students in mainstream institutions by providing them cultural capital needed in non-Muslim areas; they did not necessarily lead students to greater religiosity & in a few cases worked against it.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Islam, Great Britain; United States; Participant observation; Islam, U.S.A.; Great Britain; Assimilation
  • The racialization of Muslims in France and the United States: Some insights from white converts to Islam.
    Galonnier, Juliette (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 570-583.

    Based on interviews & participant observation with white converts to Islam in France & U.S.A. The converts were perceived to be of a different race from that of their origin. The American converts were seen as race traitors & the French converts as adopting a lower status.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Islam, France; Islam, U.S.A.; Participant observation; United States; Racialization; Mobility (vertical); Convert; Comparative
  • Organisations islamiques en Europe et aux États-Unis: les perspectifves interdisciplinaires et ascendantes.
    Kortmann, Matthias, and Kerstin Rosenow-Williams (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 541-555.

    Meta-analysis of studies of Muslim organizations in majority non-Muslim nations shows that such environments provide resources but also impose restrictions on the structures and objectives of the organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Switzerland; Islam, Latvia; United States; Spain; Poland; Netherlands; Lithuania; Latvia; Islam, Poland; Islam, Lithuania; Islam, Estonia; Germany; Islam, Germany; France; Islam, Belgium; Islam, Netherlands; Islam, Spain; Islam, Switzerland; Islam, U.S.A.; Organization; Belgium; Estonia; Islam, France
  • Négociation du sacré à Philadelphie: soufismes concurrents au sanctuaire de Bawa Muhaiyaddeen.
    Xavier, Merin Shobhana, and William Rory Dickson (2015)
    Social Compass 62:4: 584-597.

    Based on 2010 and 2012 participant observation & interviews at a Sufi shrine in Philadelphia.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Sufi, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Shrine; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Gender and cultivating the moral self in Islam: Muslim converts in an American mosque.
    Rao, Aliya Hamid (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:4: 413-435.

    Based on 2012-13 participant observation & interviews in a northeastern U.S.A. urban mosque. Includes attitudes about polygyny.

    Associated Search Terms: Self; Polygyny; Participant observation; Islam, U.S.A.; Convert; Clothing; Gender
  • Public Islam in the contemporary world: A view on the American case.
    Williams, Rhys H. (2014)
    Tidsskrift for Islamforskning 8:1: 56-77.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.
  • Warriors and terrorists: Antagonism as strategy in Christian hardcore and Muslim "Taqwacore" punk rock.
    McDowell, Amy D. (2014)
    Qualitative Sociology 37:3: 255-276.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Popular culture; Marginality; Christian, U.S.A.; Music
  • A Muslim president? Misperceptions of Barack Obama's faith in the 2008 presidential campaign.
    Layman, Geoffrey C., John C. Green, and Kerem Ozan Kalkan (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:3: 534-555.

    Analyzes 2008 U.S.A. survey data to show prior dispositions & prejudice affecting electoral behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-Islamic; United States; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Lone Star Muslims. Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas.
    Afzal, Ahmed (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on field work in a Houston suburb; retailers adde3d Muslim religious goods to their inventories. Ismaili Islam facilitated a work ethic. One chapter deals with the use of Islam & South Asian culture as a resource for gay men.

    Associated Search Terms: Pakistani Americans; Assimilation; Economic; Homosexuality; Islam, U.S.A.; Media; Transnational; Mobility (vertical); Participant observation; United States, Texas, Houston; Urban; Ismaili, U.S.A.; Migrant
  • Young American Muslims: Dynamics of Identity.
    Kabir, Nahid Afrose (2013)
    New York: Columbia University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Islam, U.S.A.; Young adults
  • Stereotypes of Muslims and support for the war on terror.
    Sides, John, and Kimberly Gross (2013)
    Journal of Politics 75:3: 583-598.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Stereotype; War
  • The Gülen movement in Western Europe and the USA.
    Yükleyen,A., and F. Tunagür (2013)
    In Matthias Kortmann and Kerstin Rosenow-Williams (eds.) Islamic Organizations in Europe and the Untied States: A Multidisciplinary Perspective. Basingstoke, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 224-241.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Europe; Islam, U.S.A.; Gülen Movement
  • Legal Integration of Islam: A Transatlantic Comparison.
    Joppke, Christian, and John Torpey (2013)
    Cambridge Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Germany; Integration (social); Islam, France; Islam, U.S.A.; Islam, Canada; Comparative; Law
  • Mosque-based emotional support among young Muslim Americans.
    Nguyen, Ann W., Robert Joseph Taylor, Linda M. Chatters, Aaron Ahuvia, Elif Izberk-Bilgin, and Fiona Lee (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:4: 535-555.

    Analyzes survey data from graduate & undergraduate students, & other young adult Muslims in southeastern Michigan. Giving & receiving social support & experiencing negative interactions in mosques were associated with demographic variables.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregation; Social support; Mosque; Islam, U.S.A.
  • Testing theories of radicalization in polls of U.S. Muslims.
    McCauley, Clark (2012)
    Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy 12:1: 296-311.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.
  • Finding Mecca in America: How Islam is Becoming an American Religion.
    Bilici, Mucahit (2012)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; Islam, U.S.A.
  • American Muslim investment in civil society: Political discussion, disagreement, and tolerance.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Brian R. Calfano (2012)
    Political Research Quarterly 65:3: 516-528.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Politics, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.
  • The American Mosque 2011: Basic Characteristics of the American Mosque, Attitudes of Mosque Leaders.
    Bagby, Ihsan (2012)
    Washington: Council on American–Islamic Relations.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Islam, U.S.A.; Mosque
  • Xenophobia and Islamophobia in Europe.
    Taras, Raymond (2012)
    New York: Columbia University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Prejudice, anti-Islamic; United States
  • Experiential careers: The routinization and de-routinization of religious life.
    Tavory, Iddo, and Daniel Wincheser (2012)
    Theory and Society 41:4: 351-373.

    Field studies with an Orthodox Jewish community & with a community of Muslim converts, both in the U.S., show experiential intensity at the time of conversion tapering off after a time. (The authors discovered what spiritual writers have in the past termed "first fervor.")

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Career; Participant observation; Experience; Phenomenology
  • Military Chaplains and Religious Diversity.
    Hansen, Kim Philip (2012)
    London: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Based on interviews with 34 active duty U.S. military chaplains; describes tensions inherent in publically funded ministry in a total institution. Includes a chapter on Islam & Wicca in the military.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Total institution; Wicca, U.S.A.; Pluralism; Military chaplain; Accommodation
  • The politics of nativism: Islam in Europe, Catholicism in the United States.
    Casanova, José V. (2012)
    Philosophy and Social Criticism 38:4-5: 485-495.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Politics; Islam, Europe; Nativist movements
  • Islamopobia? Religion, Contact with Muslims, and the Respect for Islam.
    Jung, Jong Hyun (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:1: 113-126.

    Analyzes 2006 survey data from U.S.A. adults. having a religion, especially Evangelical & religion with a punitive image of God, positively predicts prejudice against Muslims. Contact with Muslims mitigates that for most, but increases it among Evangelicals & African American Protestants.

    Associated Search Terms: God, image of; Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States
  • Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare in Egypt, Israel, Italy, and the United States.
    Davis, Nancy J., and Robert V. Robinson (2012)
    Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

    Focuses on the caring service side of religiously orthodox movements. The 4 movements under study bypass the state in their humanistic works. 2 would and 2 would not take over the state.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Social services; SHAS; Salvation Army, U.S.A.; Muslim Brotherhood; Italy; Israel; Egypt; Comunione e Liberazione; Catholic, Italy; Islam, Egypt; Social movement; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel
  • Creating an American Islam: Thoughts on Religion, Identity, and Place.
    Williams, Rhys H. (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:2: 127-153.

    Describes the Americanization of Islam in the 2nd & 3rd immigrant generations, with a de facto congregationalism & blend of American popular culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Generations
  • Muslims in Europe and in the US: A shared but overrated risk of radicalism.
    Cesari, Jocelyne (2011)
    In Rik Coolsaet (ed.) Jihadi Terrorism and the Radicalization Challenge: European and American Experiences. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, pp. 101-116.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Europe; Islam, U.S.A.; Political Islam
  • Micro Public Spheres and the Sociology of Religion: An Evangelical Illustration.
    McCallum, Richard (2011)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 26:2: 173-187.

    Associated Search Terms: Micro public sphere; Islam, U.S.A.; Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • Historical events and spaces of hate: Hate crimes against Arabs and Muslims in post-9/11 America.
    Disa, Ilir, James C. Cavendish, and Ryan D. King (2011)
    Social Problems 58:1: 21-46.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice, anti-Islamic; Criminology; Islam, U.S.A.
  • From Obama to Osama: Image of God and trust in Muslims among the highly religious in the United States.
    Hinze, Wesley M., F. Carson Mencken, and Charles M. Tolbert (2011)
    Sociological Focus 44:1: 18-36.

    Associated Search Terms: God, image of; Islam, U.S.A.; Prejudice, anti-Islamic
  • Mosques as American institutions: Mosque attendance, religiosity and integration into the political system among American Muslims.
    Dana, Karam, Matt A. Barreto, and Kassra A.R. Oskooii (2011)
    Relgions 2:4: 504-524.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Practice; Islam, U.S.A.; Assimilation; Mosque
  • Spoiled group identities and backstage work. A theory of stigma management rehearsals.
    O'Brien, John (2011)
    Social Psychology Quarterly 74:3: 291-309.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, U.S.A.; Identity; Participant observation; Adolescents; Stigma; Symbolic interactionism
  • The Hijab: Boundary Work and Identity Negotiations among Immigrant Muslim Women in the Los Angeles Area.
    Furseth, Inger (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 52:4: 365-385.

    Reports attitudes of Muslim immigrant women in the Los Angeles area toward wearing the vail, based on life histories.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Islam, U.S.A.; Life histories; Migrant; United States, California, Los Angeles; Clothing
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