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  • Authoritarian resilience versus everyday resistance: The unexpected strength of religious advocacy in promoting transnational activism in China.
    Wang, Ray (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:3: 558-576.

    By building a local network, including government-sponsored social groups, transnational religious activists can pressure an authoritarian regime to incorporate basic freedoms & create space for activism.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; China; Network; Protest
  • Trust at Work: A Study on Faith and Trust of Protestant Entrepreneurs in China
    Tong, Joy K.C., and Fenggang Yang (2016)
    Religions 7(12), 136; doi:10.3390/rel7120136 (online)

    Based on in-depth interviews; religiosity facilitates trust.

    Associated Search Terms: Business people; China; Protestant, China; Trust
  • The Protestant House Church and Its Poverty of Rights in China.
    Hong, Zhaohui (2011)
    In Patrick Michel and Enzo Pace (eds.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Volume 2: Religion and Politics. Leiden: Brill, pp. 160-176.

    Describes the legal dilemmas of unofficial Protestant churches in China, termed a "poverty of rights."

    Associated Search Terms: China; Freedom; House church; Protestant, China; State
  • The Cross Faces the Loudspeakers: A Village Church Perseveres Under State Power.
    Huang, Jianbo, and Fengang Yang (2005)
    In Fengang Yang and Joseph B. Tamney (eds.), State, Market, and Religions in Chinese Societies. Religion and the Social Order 11. Leiden: Brill, pp. 41-62.

    Narrates the revival of a local village church after the era of Communist suppression of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: China, Gansu Province; Protestant, China; Parish
  • Lost in the Market, Saved at McDonald's: Conversion to Christianity in Urban China.
    Yang, Fenggang (2005)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 44:4: 423-441.

    Macro-level uncertainty deriving from world-system forces engenders the growth of Protestant Christianity in China.

    Associated Search Terms: Levels of inclusiveness; Protestant, China; Sacralization; World system; China
  • Official vs. Underground Protestant Churches in China: Challenges for Reconciliation and Social Influence.
    Wenger, Jacqueline E. (2004)
    Review of Religious Research 46:2: 169-182.

    Associated Search Terms: China; Protestant, China
  • The Voting Propensity of Hong Kong Christians: Individual Disposition, Church Influence, and the China Factor.
    Chan, Che-po, and Beatrice Leung (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:3: 297-306.

    Analyzes 1995 survey data from Hong Kong voters; focuses on Protestant & Catholic Christians.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, China; China, Hong Kong; Politics, China; Catholic, China
  • Religion und Lebensführung. Studien zu Max Webers Religions- und Herrschaftssoziologie, 2 vols.
    Schluchter, Wolfgang (1988)
    Frankfurt: Suhrkamp.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Otherworldliness; Islam; Jewish; Hindu; Protestant Ethic; Hebrew; Rationalization; Confucian, China; Puritan; China; Charisma; Buddhist; Asceticism; Early Christian; Daoist, China
  • The Protestant Ethic and People's China: The Weberian Thesis Reconsidered.
    Ford, Steven R. (1981)
    sociological Spectrum 1: 67-90.

    Likens Maoism to Calvinism, with a collective rather than individual salvation.

    Associated Search Terms: China; Marxism; Protestant Ethic
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