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  • 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 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
  • 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    Unpublished Master's Thesis, Baylor University.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
  • 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
  • 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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