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  • Shakubuku. A Study of the Nichiren Shoshu Buddhist Movement in America, 1960-1975.
    Snow, David A. (1993)
    New York: Garland.

    Associated Search Terms: Nichiren Shoshu; Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.
  • Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism and the Soka Gakkai in America. The Ethos of a New Religious Movement.
    Hurst, Jane (1992)
    New York: Garland.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.; Nichiren Shoshu
  • Dal Sinai al Gioiello del Loto. Tradizione cristiana e culti "neo-orientali" a confronto in Italia.
    Gatto Trocchi, Cecilia (1989)
    Religioni e societÓ 4:8: 157-165.

    Overview of new religions' view of Catholicism--those by Hare Krishna, Rajneesh ("Gli Arancioni"), Transcendental Meditation, Nichiren Shoshu, and the Unification Church.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna; Rajneesh; Transcendental Meditation; Nichiren Shoshu; Unification Church; New religions
  • Organization, Ideology, and Mobilization: The Case of Nichiren Shoshu of America.
    Snow, David A. (1987)
    In David G. Bromley and Phillip E. Hammond (eds.) The Future of New religious Movements. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, pp. 153-172.

    Based on 1974-75 participant observation in Los Angeles, & a review of the movement's literature.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, California, Los Angeles; Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.; Nichiren Shoshu; Participant observation
  • Frame Alignment Processes, Micromobilization, and Movement Participation.
    Snow, David A., E. Burke Rochford, Jr., Steven K. Worden, and Robert D. Benford (1986)
    American Sociological Review 51:4: 464-481.

    Applies frame alignment theory to social movements, including the new Christian right, Nichiren Shoshu, & Hare Krishna.

    Associated Search Terms: Nichiren Shoshu; Frame analysis; Conservative, U.S.A.; Social movement; Hare Krishna, U.S.A.
  • Social Networks and Social Movements: A Micro-structural Approach to Differential Recruitment.
    Snow, David A., Louis A. Zurcher, and Sheldon Ekland-Olson (1980)
    American Sociological Review 45: 787-801.

    Analyzes 1966-74 testimonies published by the Nichiren Shoshu of America, participant observation & interview data from Nichiren Shoshu of America & the Hare Kirshna, & secondary literature on a variety of movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; Conversion; Network; Social movement; Nichiren Shoshu; Participant observation; Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.
  • The Nichiren Shoshu Buddhist Movement in America: A Sociological Examination of Its Value Orientation, Recruitment Efforts and Spread.
    Snow, David A. (1976)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles. [DA 37:8 A, p. 5374]

    Based on participant observation & content analysis of movement literature; focuses on recruitment.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Participant observation; Nichiren Shoshu; Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.; Conversion
  • Soka Gakkai, Builders of the Third Civilization. American and Japanese Members.
    Dator, James A. (1969)
    Seattle: University of Washington Press.

    Based on 1960s participant observation, interviews of Japanese & American members in Japan, denominational literature, voting & demographic data, & 1965 Tokyo survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Japan; Nichiren Shoshu; Soka Gakkai, Japan
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