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  • Temple and Society in the New World: Theravada Buddhism and Social Order in North America.
    Bankston, Carl L. III, and Danielle Antoinette Hidalgo (2008)
    In Paul David Numrich (ed.) North American Buddhists in Social Context. Leiden: Brill, pp. 51-85.


    Associated Search Terms: Solidarity; Buddhist, Theravada; Cambodian Americans; Migrant; Thai Americans; Laotian Americans
  • De Facto Congregationalism and Socioeconomic Mobility in Laotian and Vietnamese Immigrant Communities: A Study of Religious Institutions and Economic Change.
    Bankston, Carl L. III, and Min Zhou (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 41:4: 453-470.

    Organizing ethnic religious organizations in America results in a de facto congregationalism; evidence from a Vietnamese immigrant Catholic parish & a Laotian Buddhist temple in Louisiana illustrate the point.

    Associated Search Terms: Vietnamese Americans; Laotian Americans; Polity; Migrant; Catholic, U.S.A.; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Mobility (vertical); United States, Louisiana
  • Bayou Lotus: Theravada Buddhism in Southwestern Louisiana.
    Bankston, Carl L. III (1997)
    Sociological Spectrum 17:4: 453-472.

    Alteration in the transplanted religion helped immigrants assimilate.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States, Louisiana, New Iberia; Assimilation; Migrant; Identity; Laotian Americans; Buddhist, Theravada, U.S.A.
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