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  • A eficácia simbólica e terapêutica de práticas religiosas entre os trabalhadores brasileiros no Japão.
    Matsue, Regina Yoshie, and Mário Henrique Ogasavara (2013)
    Religião e Sociedade 33:2: 102-120.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Brazilian Japanese; Symbol; Healing; Medical
  • Japanese American Religiosity: A Contemporary Perspective.
    Kashima, Tetsuden (2008)
    In Paul David Numrich (ed.) North American Buddhists in Social Context. Leiden: Brill, pp. 107-143.

    Based on 1998-2000 interview & questionnaire data from California& Hawai'i, & for comparative purposes some from Japan.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Japan; Japanese Americans; Religiosity
  • “The last missionary to leave the temple should turn off the light": Sociological remarks on the decline of Japanese "immigrant" Buddhism in Brazil.
    Usarski, Frank (2008)
    Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 35:1: 39-59.

    Associated Search Terms: Japanese Brazilians; Buddhist, Brazil; Brazil; Migrant
  • The Buddhist Mission of North America 1898-1942: Religion and its Social Functions in an Ethnic Community.
    Nishimura, Arthur (2008)
    In Paul David Numrich (ed.) North American Buddhists in Social Context. Leiden: Brill, pp. 87-105.

    Relates historical conditions & features of the Buddhism of Japanese Americans.

    Associated Search Terms: Jodo Shinshu, U.S.A.; Japanese Americans; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Buddhist Mission of North America
  • Religious Syncretism Japanese Style in Brazil.
    Clarke, Peter B. (2006)
    In Anton van Harskamp (ed.) Playful Religion: Challenges for the Study of Religion. Eburon: Delft, pp. 123-135.

    Associated Search Terms: Japanese Brazilians; Syncretism
  • Expanding the New Paradigm: Winners and Losers among Exclusive and Nonexclusive Religious Firms in the Chinese and Japanese Communities in the United States, 1850-1945.
    Liu, Eric Y. (2006)
    Unpublished Master's Thesis, Baylor University.

    Associated Search Terms: Chinese Americans; Historical; Japanese Americans
  • Faithful Generations. Race and New Asian American Churches.
    Jeung, Russell (2005)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rugers University Press.

    Historical, interview, & ethnographic materials from Japanese, Chinese, & "Asian" Protestant congregations in the San Francisco Bay area; focuses on the emergence of a pan-Asian identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area; Race; Identity; Asian Americans; Chinese Americans; Pan-ethnic; Pan-Asian; Japanese Americans
  • As novas religiões japonesas como instrumento de transmissão da cultura japonesa no Brasil.
    Tomita, Andréa Gomes Santiago (2004)
    Rever--Revista de estudos da religião 4:3: 88-102.

    Associated Search Terms: Japanese Brazilians; Migrant; Brazil; Generations; New religions
  • The Religious Demography of Asian American Boundary Crossing.
    Lien, Pei-te, and Tony Carnes (2004)
    In Tony Carnes and Fengang Yang (eds.) Asian American Religions. The Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries. New York: New York University Press, pp. 38-51.

    Uses 2001-02 Pilot National Asian American Political Survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Vietnamese Americans; Korean Americans; Filipino Americans; Demography; Asian Americans; Japanese Americans
  • Religious Attitudes and Beliefs among Japanese Americans: King County, Washington and Santa Clara, California.
    Kashima, Tetsuden, S. Frank Miyamoto, and Stephen S. Fugita (2002)
    Behaviormetrika 29: 103-229.

    Associated Search Terms: Japanese Americans; Belief; United States, California, Santa Clara County; United States, Washington, Seattle
  • Many Petals of the Lotus: Five Asian Buddhist Communities in Toronto.
    McLellan, Janet (1999)
    Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Chinese Canadians; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Ethnic; Japanese Canadians; Cambodian Canadians; Community study; Buddhist, Canada; Vietnamese Canadians; Tibetan Canadians
  • Le Reiyukai Japonais en France; Entre Religion et Mouvement de Transformation Personnel.
    Hourmant, Louis (1998)
    Recherches sociologiques 29:2: 53-64.

    Associated Search Terms: Japanese French; France; Reiyukai, France
  • The Cultural Impact of New Religions in Latin and Central America and the Caribbean with Special Reference to Japanese New Religions.
    Clarke, Peter B. (1995)
    Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies 4:1: 117-126.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna, Latin America; Scientology, Latin America; Buddhist, Brazil; Japanese Brazilians
  • The Transplanting of Seicho-no-ie from Japan to Brazil: Moving beyond the Ethnic Enclave.
    Carpenter, Robert T., and Wade Clark Roof (1995)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 10:1: 41-54.

    Sees the Brazilian environment receptive to an eclectic new religion such as Seicho-no-ie.

    Associated Search Terms: Eclecticism; Japanese Brazilians; New religions; Seicho-no-ie, Brazil; Transplantation; Brazil; Ethnic
  • Many Petals of the Lotus: Redefinitions of Buddhist Identity in Toronto.
    McLellan, Janet (1993)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, York University. [DA 55:9 A, p. 1]

    Associated Search Terms: Japanese Canadians; Canada, Ontario, Toronto; Buddhist, Canada; Identity; Vietnamese Canadians; Ethnic
  • Managing Ideologies: Harmony as Ideology in Amish and Japanese Societies.
    Kidder, Robert L., and John A. Hostetler (1990)
    Law and Society Review 24:4: 895-922.

    Associated Search Terms: Ideology; Comparative; Amish; Japanese
  • The Organizational Dilemmas of Ethnic Churches: A Case Study of Japanese Buddhism in Canada.
    Mullins, Mark R. (1988)
    Sociological Analysis 49:3: 217-233.

    Examines the problem of religious leadership in an ethnic church that has a highly assimilated membership but depends on a distant "old country" for most of its leadership.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Assimilation; Missions; Japanese Canadians; Buddhist, Canada
  • Religious Minorities in Canada: A Sociological Study of the Japanese Experience.
    Mullins, Mark R. (1988)
    Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Canada; Canada; Japanese Canadians; Transplantation; Missions
  • The Religion of Japan's Korean Minority: The Preservation of Ethnic Identity.
    Hardacre, Helen (1984)
    Berkeley, California: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Minority; Japan; Ethnic; Korean Japanese
  • Japanese American Economic Behavior: Its Types, Determinants and Consequences.
    Woodrum, Eric, Colbert Rhodes, and Joe R. Feagin (1980)
    Social Forces 58:4: 1235-1254.

    Analyzes mid-1960s interview data from Issei who had immigrated to the U.S. by 1924; religious affiliation is a relevant variable.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; Japanese Americans; Economic; Migrant
  • Buddhism in America: The Social Organization of an Ethnic Religious Intitution.
    Kashima, Tetsuden (1977)
    Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, U.S.A.; Japanese Americans
  • Phenomenological Reality and Post-death Contact.
    Kalish, Richard A., and David K. Reynolds (1973)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 12:2: 209-221.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from African American, Japanese American, Mexican American, & white residents of downtown Los Angeles; focuses on experiences with the dead.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, Los Angeles; African Americans; Japanese Americans; Mexican Americans; Necromancy
  • Religious Conversion as a Breakthrough for Transculturation: A Japanese Sect in Hawaii.
    Lebra, Takie Sugiyama (1970)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 9: 181-196.

    Based on 1964 field work on adherents of the Dancing Religion in Honolulu; focuses on identity change.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Hawaii; Identity; Dancing Religion; Japanese Americans; Assimilation; Honolulu; United States, Hawaii, Honolulu; Conversion
  • An Interpretation of Religious Conversion: A Millenial Movement Among Japanese-Americans in Hawaii.
    Lebra, Takie Sugiyama (1967)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Pittsburgh. [DA 28:3 A, p. 1134]

    Based on 1964 field work on adherents of the Dancing Religion in Honolulu; focuses on identity change.

    Associated Search Terms: Japanese Americans; Conversion; Dancing Religion; Identity; United States, Hawaii, Honolulu
  • Japanese-American Protestants: Acculturation and Assimilation.
    Cain, Leonard D., Jr. (1962)
    Review of Religious Research 3: 113-121.

    Associated Search Terms: Japanese Americans; Protestant, U.S.A.; Assimilation
  • Japanese Funeral Practices in Pahoa.
    Kimura, Sueko H. (1958)
    Social Process in Hawaii 22: 21-25.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Hawaii, Pahoa; Death; Japanese Americans
  • The Problem of the Religion of Hawaii's Japanese.
    Hormann, Bernhard L. (1958)
    Social Process in Hawaii 22: 5-8.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Hawaii; Japanese Americans; Buddhist, U.S.A.
  • Chowado.
    Yama, Evelyn K., and Agnes M. Niyekawa (1952)
    Social Process in Hawaii 16: 48-58.

    Study of a Japanese Shingon Buddhist sect whose headquarters had been relocated to Honolulu from Japan.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, U.S.A.; Choweado, U.S.A.; United States, Hawaii, Honolulu; Japanese Americans
  • Religion in our Family.
    Tanaka, Masako (pseudonym) (1948)
    Social Process in Hawaii 12: 14-18.

    Account given by a Hawaiian Japanese.

    Associated Search Terms: Japanese Americans; Family; Participant observation; United States, Hawaii
  • Mother and Her Temple.
    Miki, Margaret (1948)
    Social Process in Hawaii 12: 18-22.

    Describes the place of Buddhist piety in the life of a typical Japanese-Hawaiian woman, before & during World War II.

    Associated Search Terms: Devotionalism; Japanese Americans; United States, Hawaii; Buddhist, U.S.A.
  • Social Structure of a Contemporary Japanese-American Buddhist Church.
    Spencer, Robert F. (1948)
    Social Forces 26:3: 281-287.

    Describes a congregation in a California university town, affiliated with the Nishi-Hongwanji branch of the Shin denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Nishi Hongwanji, U.S.A.; Japanese Americans; United States, California
  • Japanese Buddhism in the United States, 1940-1946.
    Spencer, Robert F. (1946)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, U.S.A.; Japanese Americans
  • Acculturation among the Japanese of Kona, Hawaii. Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association.
    Embree, John F. (1941)
    Menasha, Wisconsin: American Anthropological Association.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Hawaii, Kona; Japanese Americans; Acculturation
  • Daishi-Do--A Form of Religious Movement.
    Agena, Masako, and Eiko Yoshinaga (1941)
    Social Process in Hawaii 7: 15-20.

    Describes a folk-religious variation of Shingon Buddhism among 1st generation Japanese in Hawaii.

    Associated Search Terms: Daishi-Do, U.S.A.; Migrant; United States, Hawaii; Popular religion; Japanese Americans
  • "Bon" and "Bon-Odori" in Hawaii.
    Onishi, Katsumi (1938)
    Social Process in Hawaii 4: 49-57.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Hawaii; Japanese Americans
  • The Second Generation Japanese and the Hongwanji.
    Onishi, Katsumi (1937)
    Social Process in Hawaii 3: 43-48.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, U.S.A.; Japanese Americans; Generations; United States, Hawaii
  • Japanese Buddhist Temples in Honolulu.
    Yoshinaga, Toshimi (1937)
    Social Process in Hawaii 3: 36-42.

    Associated Search Terms: Japanese Americans; United States, Hawaii, Honolulu; Buddhist, U.S.A.
  • Japanese Buddhism in Hawaii: Its Background, Origin, and Adaptation to Local Conditions.
    Tajima, Paul J. (1935)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Hawaii.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; United States, Hawaii; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Japanese Americans
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