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  • Conflict & community: Twin tensions in becoming a multiethnic congregation.
    Herzog, Patricia Snell, and Brandon Vaidyanathan (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:4: 507-529.

    2008-09 participant observation & interview data from a northern Indiana formerly Polish parish into which a Mexican parish was merged. The merger did not work; 2 conflicting communities were juxtaposed.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Polish Americans; Participant observation; Parish; Mexican Americans; Latino Americans; Conflict; Catholic, U.S.A.; Case study; Merger
  • Open Your Heart. Religion and Cultural Poetics of Greater Mexico.
    Sandell, David P. (2015)
    Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Identity; Mexican Americans; Participant observation; Culture; United States, California, Fresno
  • Chicano Spirituality in the Construction of an Imagined Nation: Aztlán.
    De la Torre, Renée, and Christina Gutiérrez Zúñiga (2013)
    Social Compass 60:2: 218-235.

    Examines the cult that constitutes the transnational Mexicanist spirituality that is centered around the myth of Aztlán. Focuses on Chicano Park in San Diego, California.

    Associated Search Terms: Aztlán; United States, California, San Diego; Transnational; Symbol; Mexican Americans; Culture; Ritual
  • Motivating civic engagement: In-group versus out-group service orientations among Mexican Americans in religious and nonreligious organizations.
    Ecklund, Elaine Howard, Celina Davila, Michael O. Emerson, Samuel Kye, and Esther Chan (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 73:3: 370-391.

    Compares religious & ethnic civic organizations; the latter have more bridging capital. Based on 2008-09 interviews and participant observation in Houston. The religious organizations were parishes.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Houston; Civic engagement; Mexican Americans; Migrant; Participant observation; Social capital
  • Studying forgiveness among older whites, older blacks, and older Mexican Americans.
    Krause, Neal (2012)
    Journal of Religion, Spirituality, and Aging 24:4: 325-344.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Forgiveness; Gerontology; Mexican Americans
  • Social Factors in the Church and Positive Religious Coping Responses: Assessing Differences among Older Whites, Older Blacks, and Older Mexican Americans.
    Krause, Neal, and R. David Hayward (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:4: 519-541.

    Analyzes 2001 survey data from White and African American seniors and survey data from Mexican American seniors from five U.S.A. states. Church attendance predicts the use of religious coping. For Whites, informal spiritual social support predicts the use of religious coping, as well.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Coping; Gerontology; Mexican Americans; Practice; Social support
  • Social Relationships in the Church during Late Life: Assessing Differences between African Americans, Whites, and Mexican Americans.
    Krause, Neal, and Elena Bastida (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 53:1: 41-63.

    Analyzes data from 2 early 2000s surveys. African American elders experienced greter social support from clergy & congregations than did European Americans & Mexican Americans.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Parish; Congregation; Gerontology; Social support; Mexican Americans
  • Church-based Social Relationships, Belonging, and Health Among Older Mexican Americans.
    Krause, Neal, and Elena Bastida (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:2: 397-409.

    Analyzes 2009 interview data from odler Mexican Americans in 5 Southwest U.S.A. states; frequent attenders gain a sense of belonging that has beneficial health effects.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Social support; Health; Gerontology; Practice
  • Exploring the Interface between Religion and Contact with the Dead among Older Mexican Americans.
    Krause, Neal, and Elena Bastida (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 51:1: 5-20.

    Examines 2007 interview data from older Mexican Americans in Texas.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Death; Necromancy
  • Religious involvement and depressive symptoms among Mexican-origin adults in California.
    Ellison, Christopher G., Brian K. Finch, Daniell N. Ryan, and Jennifer J. Salinas (2009)
    Journal of Community Psychology 37:2: 171-193.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California; Mexican Americans; Depression
  • Religious Practice and Civic Social Capital among Miami Youth.
    Labissiere, Yves, Ann Reeder Goraczko, and Alex Stepick (2009)
    In Alex Stepick, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (eds.) Churches and Charity in the Immigrant City. Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement in Miami. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 231-249.

    Based on 2001 questionnaire data from Florida International University English Composition students. Immigrant & 2nd generation students are more active in church than others, Protestants more than Catholics, females more than males, Black nationalities more than others. Church commitment appears critical for civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Cuban Americans; Jamaican Americans; Mexican Americans; Migrant; Nicaraguan Americans; African Americans; Students, undergraduate; Civic engagement; Generations; Social capital
  • Whither the Flock? The Catholic Church and the Success of Mexicans in America.
    Lopez, David (2009)
    In Richard Alba, Albert J. Raboteau, and Josh DeWind (eds.) Immigration and Religion in America. Comparative and Historical Perspectives. New York: New York University Press, pp. 71-98.

    Argues that Catholic institutions are not particularly relevant to the upward mobility of Mexican Americans.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Stratification; Mobility (vertical); Mexican Americans; Migrant; Catholic, U.S.A.; Ethnic
  • Faith in the Fields. Mexican Marianism in Miami-Dade County.
    Báez, Noemí, María de los Angèles Rey, and Terry Rey (2009)
    In Alex Stepick, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (eds.) Churches and Charity in the Immigrant City. Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement in Miami. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 190-207.

    Focuses on a rural Catholic mission to poor Mexicans in Naranja, near Homestead, Florida. Social capital is of the bonding ariety. Many of the social services are organized by parish youth groups. Describes the Decemer Guadalupe feast.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Youth groups; Social capital; Marian; Feast; United States, Florida, Homestead; Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Politics of Cultural Interpretation.
    Castañeda-Liles, Socorro (2008)
    In Gastón Espinosa and Mario T. García (eds.) Mexican American Religions. Spirituality, Activism, and Culture. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, pp. 153-179.

    Surveys various interpretations of Guadalupe.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico; Marian; Mexican Americans
  • Construcción del espacio y religión en la experiencia de la movilidad. Los Santos Patronos como vínculos espaciales en la migración México/Estados Unidos.
    Odgers, Olga (2008)
    Migraciones Internacionales 4:3: 5-26.

    Associated Search Terms: Saints; Migration; Mexican Americans
  • Religión, grupos étnicos y procesos de estratificación social en los Estados Unidos. El caso de los mexicanos y chinas desde una perspectiva comparativa.
    Arriaga, Rafael (2008)
    Estudios Fronterizos. Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades 9/17: 107-147.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Ethnic; Comparative; Chinese Americans; Stratification
  • Los Pastores and the Gendered Politics of Location.
    Flores, Richard R. (2008)
    In Gastó Espinosa and Mario T. García (eds.) Mexican American Religions. Spirituality, Activism, and Culture. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, pp. 206-220.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Mexican Americans; Gender; Drama
  • Religion and Social Capital among Mexican Immigrants in Southwest Florida.
    Williams, Philip J., and Patricia Fortunay Loret de Mola (2007)
    Latino Studies 5:1: 233-253.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Florida; Social capital; Migrant; Mexican Americans
  • Religious Attendance and Cognitive Functioning among Older Mexican Americans.
    Hill, Terrence D., Amy M. Burdette, J.L. Angel, and R.J. Angel (2006)
    Journals of Gerontology Series B 61:1: P3-P9.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Mexican Americans; Cognitive
  • Religious Attendance and Mortality: An 8-year Follow-up of Older Mexican Americans.
    Hill, Terrence D., Jacqueline L. Angel, Christopher G. Ellison, and Ronald J. Angel (2005)
    Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences & Social Sciences 60B:2:S102-S109.

    Associated Search Terms: Mortality; Practice; Mexican Americans
  • Padres: The National Chicano Priest Movement.
    Martínez, Richard Edward (2005)
    Austin: University of Texas Press.

    Uses social movement theory to interpret Padres Asociados para Derechos Religiosos, Educativos, Y Sociales, an association of Chicano priests existing from 1969 to 1989.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Activism; Mexican Americans; Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Virgin of El Barrio: Marian Apparitions, Catholic Evangelizing, and Mexican American Activism.
    Nabhan-Warren, Kristy (2005)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Arizona, Phoenix; Activism; Mexican Americans; Marian; Popular religion; Participant observation
  • Parish Ministry in a Hispanic Community.
    Dahm, Charles W. (2004)
    Mahwah, New Jersey: Paulist Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Parish; United States, Illinois, Chicago
  • In the Name of Guadalupe: Religion, Politics and Citizenship among Mexicans in New York.
    Galvez, Alyshia (2004)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation (anthropology), New York University.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Politics, U.S.A.; Mexican Americans
  • Latino Churches. Faith, Family, and Ethnicity in the Second Generation.
    Crane, Ken R. (2003)
    New York: LFB Scholarly Publishers.

    Based on participant observation, focus groups, & interviews with 2nd generation Mexican American adolescents in southwestern Michigan and northern Indiana.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Transnational; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Mexican Americans; Migrant; Participant observation; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • Devising a Study on Religion and the Latina Experience.
    Peña, Milagros (2002)
    Social Compass 49:2: 281-294.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Focus group; Methodology
  • The Penitente Brotherhood: Patriarchy and Hispano-Catholicism in New Mexico.
    Carroll, Michael P. (2002)
    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Catholic, U.S.A.; Mexican Americans; United States, New Mexico; Penitentes
  • Catholicism and Transnational Networks. Three Cases from the Monterrey-Houston Connection.
    Sandoval, Efrén (2002)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion Across Borders. Transnational Immigrant Networks. Walnut Creek, California: Altamira, pp. 93-110.

    Based on 2000 fieldwork in Monterey & Houston.

    Associated Search Terms: Transnational; Mexican Americans; Participant observation; Migration; Mexico, Monterrey; United States, Texas, Houston; Catholic, Mexico; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Sacred World of the Penitentes.
    Pulido López, Alberto (2000)
    Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.

    Focuses on the social construction of the image of the Penitentes by missionaries, media, and other non-indigenous agents.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Penitentes; Sociology of knowledge; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, New Mexico; Mexican Americans
  • Iglesia de Dios: An Extended Family.
    Sullivan, Kathleen (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 141-151.

    Account of a storefront family church of Mexican Americans in Houston.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Mexican Americans; United States, Texas, Houston; Parish
  • St. Mary's Catholic Church: Celebrating Domestic Religion.
    Sullivan, Kathleen (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 125-140.

    Account of a heavily-attended Mexican American church in Houston, whose clergy represent a formal church from which the congregation is estranged.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Catholic, U.S.A.; Mexican Americans; Parish; United States, Texas, Houston
  • I leaders religiosi come intellettuali organici. Sacerdoti e suore attivisti nella comunità chicana.
    Cadena, Gilbert R. (1995)
    Religioni e società 10:22/23: 195-207.

    Associated Search Terms: Intellectuals; Liberation theology; Clergy; Catholic, U.S.A.; Activism; Mexican Americans; United States, California; Sisters
  • Relazioni etniche nella chiesa cattolica americana. L'esperienza messicano-cattolica.
    Pulido López, Alberto (1995)
    Religioni e società 10/21: 48-63.

    Studies 2 Mexican American parishes in the Diocese of San Diego.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Mexican Americans; United States, California, San Diego; Historical; Parish
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe: Faith and Empowerment among Mexican-American Women.
    Rodriguez, Jeanette (1994)
    Austin: University of Texas Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Women
  • Dias de Muertos da Puebla a Los Angeles. Migrazione e rigenerazione identitaria di un compelsso rituale.
    Medina, Lara (1994)
    Religioni e società 9/18: 6-23.

    Based on participant observation in Mexico & the U.S.; notes a transition from syncretism in rural Mexico to ethnic expression in Los Angeles.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Ritual; Mexican Americans; Mexico, Puebla; United States, California, Los Angeles; Feast
  • The Religious Dimension of Mexican Americans.
    Pulido López, Alberto (1993)
    In Julian samora (ed.) A History of the Mexican American People. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Mexican American Catholicism in the Southwest: The Transformation of a Popular Religion.
    Pulido López, Alberto (1993)
    Perspectives in Mexican American Studies 4: 93-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Popular religion; Mexican Americans
  • Views from the Pews: Hispanic and Anglo Catholics in a Changing Church.
    Hughes, Cornelius G. (1992)
    Review of Religious Research 33:4: 364-375.

    Analyzes 1990 questionnaire data from Catholic church attenders in a southwest U.S. diocese; focuses on perceived ministry needs in the face of a clergy shortage.

    Associated Search Terms: Native Americans; Mexican Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Conscience First, Tradition Second: A Study of Young American Catholics.
    McNamara, Patrick H. (1992)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Analyzes 1977-89 questionnaire data from graduating seniors of a Catholic high school in a southwest U.S. city, & 1987 resurvey data from 1978-79 alumni. Uses both fixed choice & open-ended items.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Education; Students, secondary; Belief; Moral; Authority; Justice; Mexican Americans; Abortion; Sexual attitudes
  • Catholic Responses to Hispanic Newcomers.
    Fitzpatrick, Joseph P. (1990)
    Sociological Focus 23:3: 155-166.

    Associated Search Terms: Cuban Americans; Mexican Americans; Parish; Puerto Rican Americans; Ethnic; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Mexican American Family: Tradition and Change.
    Williams, Norma (1990)
    Dix Mills, New York: General Hall.

    Fieldwork & interviews in Austin, Corpus Christi, & Kingsville, Texas, show Mexican American religious life-cycle rituals changing & varying by class.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; United States, Texas, Kingsville; United States, Texas, Corpus Christi; Family; Mexican Americans; United States, Texas, Austin
  • Race Relations within the American Catholic Church: An Historical and Sociological Analysis of Mexican American Catholics.
    Pulido López, Alberto (1989)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Notre Dame. [DA 50:4 A, p. 1095]

    Historical sociology; focuses on the Diocese of San Diego in the modern era.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, San Diego; Historical; Race; Mexican Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Religious Attendance and Psychological Well-being in Middle-aged and Older Mexican Americans.
    Levin, Jeffrey S., and Kyriakos S. Markides (1988)
    Sociological Analysis 49:1: 66-72.

    Studies 3 generations of Mexican Americans in San Antonio with 1981-82 data.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Well-being; Mexican Americans; United States, Texas, San Antonio; Generations; Practice
  • Religion, Aging, and Life Satisfaction: An Eight-Year, Three-Wave Longitudinal Study.
    Markides, Kyriakos S., Jeffrey S. Levin, and Laura A. Ray (1987)
    The Gerontologist 27: 660-665.

    Analyzes 1976 & '80 interview data from Anglo & Mexican American seniors in San Antonio. Practice, but not prayer & religiosity, declined over time; the latter 2 remained stable, but did not correlate with well-being.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Gerontology; Practice; Prayer; Well-being; United States, Texas, San Antonio; Religiosity
  • Religious Attendance and Subjective Health.
    Levin, Jeffrey S., and Kyriakos S. Markides (1986)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 25:1: 31-40.

    Studies 3 generations of Mexican Americans in San Antonio with 1981-82 data; shows religiosity as a proxy variable for functional health.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Mexican Americans; United States, Texas, San Antonio; Generations; Medical
  • Change and Continuity in Mexican-American Religious Behavior: A Three-Generation Study.
    Markides, Kyriakos S., and Thomas Cole (1985)
    In O. Rodolfo de la Garza, Frank D. Bean, Charles M. Bonjean, Ricardo Romo, and Rodolfo Alvarez (eds.) The Mexican-American Experience. Austin: University of Texas Press, pp. 402-409.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Ethnic; Mexican Americans; Migrant
  • Religion and Health in Mexican Americans.
    Levin, Jeffrey S., and Kyriakos S. Markides (1985)
    Journal of Religion and Health 24:1: 60-69.

    Analyzes 1981-82 interview data from 3 generation Mexican American families in San Antonio, Texas; attendance correlated with many indicators of health, but self-reported religiosity sometimes correlated with indicators of ill health.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Medical; Practice; United States, Texas, San Antonio; Gerontology
  • Attitudes Toward Abortion among Catholic Mexican Women: The Effects of Religiosity and Education.
    Rosenhouse-Persson, Sandra, and Georges Sabagh (1983)
    Demography 20:1: 87-98.

    Analyzes 1973 interview data from women aged 15-44 who were married to Mexican American men, in Los Angeles County. Education liberalized abortion attitudes except among the devout, among whom it had the opposite effect.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; United States, California, Los Angeles; Abortion; Education
  • Aging, Religiosity, and Adjustment: A Longitudinal Analysis.
    Markides, Kyriakos S. (1983)
    Journal of Gerontology 38:5: 621-625.

    Analyzes 1976 & '80 interview data from Anglo & Mexican American seniors in San Antonio; finds stable practice & prayer over time but increases in self-rated religiosity. Attendance correlated with life-satisfaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Well-being; United States, Texas, San Antonio; Prayer; Mexican Americans; Religiosity; Practice
  • Religiosity and Fertility: The Case of Chicanas.
    Sabagh, Georges, and David Lopez (1980)
    Social Froces 59:2: 431-439.

    Analyzes 1973 interview data from Mexican American Catholic women, aged 35-44, in Los Angeles.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, Los Angeles; Mexican Americans; Fertility; Catholic, U.S.A.
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