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  • What religion affords grassroots NGOs: Frames, networks, modes of action.
    Schnable, Allison (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 216-232.

    Religion offers legitimating frameworks, networks,& modes of action to many international NGOs.

    Associated Search Terms: Network; Cultural capital; Development; Legitimation; NGO; Social capital
  • Putting civic participation in context: Examining the effects of congregational structure and culture.
    Polson, Edward C. (2016)
    Review of Religious Research 58:1: 75-100.

    Analyzes 2011 U.S. Congregational Life Survey data. Attending large & strict congregations decreases civic engagement; attending ones where concern for the wider community is evident increases it. Ethnic diversity decreases service group membership but increases involvement in advocacy groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Civic engagement; Congregation; Congregation size; Diversity
  • Les attitudes face aux changements climatiques et les actions pour la décroissance énergétique des chrétiens pratiquants: les effets des persuasions religieuses et du capital social.
    Leonard, Rosemary J., and Miriam D. Pepper (2015)
    Social Compass 62:3:326-343.

    Analyzes 2006 & 2011 Australian survey data; churchgoers were slightly more pro-environment than others. Social capital more strongly predicted action than did attitudes. The norm of Christian responsibility for the environment was a strong predictor of action.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Practice; Environmentalism; Australia
  • The cost of being lost in the crowd: How congregational size and social neworks shape attenders' involvement in community organizations.
    McClure, Jennifer M. (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:2: 269-286.

    Analyzes 2008-09 U.S. Congregational Life Survey data. Respondents who have close friends in their congregation are more likely to be involved in community service-, social justice-, or advocacy-groups. This likelihood increases with congregation size.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Congregation size; Social capital; Parish
  • Attendance matters: Religion and ethical affirmation of gay and lesbian sexuality.
    Wright, Nathan (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:2: 245-273.

    Analyzes 1974-2000 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data. Weekly attenders are more likely to be isolated from general perspectives such as ethical affirmation of gay & lesbian sexuality.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Homosexuality; Practice; Sexual attitudes; United States
  • Workplace-bridging religious capital: Connecting congregations to work outcomes.
    Park, Jerry Z., Jenna Griebel Rogers, Mitchell J. Neubert, amd Kevin D. Dougherty (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:2: 309-331.

    Analyzes 2010 American web-based survey data from full-time workers. Attendance mediates congregation values' impact on work place commitment, job satisfaction, & entrepreneurial behavior.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Congregation; Economic; Job satisfaction; Practice; Social capital
  • "Islamic capital" and family life: The role of Islam in parenting.
    Franceschelli, Michela (2014)
    Sociology 48:6: 1190-1206.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Great Britain; Socialization; Social capital; Bourdieu, Pierre; Family; Great Britain; South Asian British
  • Secularism and Religion in Multi-faith Societies. The Case of India.
    Sen, Ragini, Wolfgang Wagner, and Caroline Howarth (2014)
    Dordrecht: Springer.

    Based on open-ended interviews from a purpose sample of Hindu & Muslim young adult Indians. Secularism was understood as peaceful pluralism &, by the authors, as a form of social capital.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Hindu, India; India; Islam, India; Young adults; Minority; Conflict; Secularism; Social capital; Politics, India
  • The role of social capital for Amish entrepreneurs in pursuing informal economic opportunities.
    Jeong, Seonhee (2013)
    Journal of Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies 1:1: 127-168.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Social capital; Amish, U.S.A.
  • The spiritual revolution and social capital in Denmark.
    Lüchau, Peter (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 189-202.

    Analyzes 2008 European Values Study data from Denmark. Spirituality & Christian religiosity both predict volunteering. Explores additional mediating & predictive variables.

    Associated Search Terms: Denmark; Spirituality; Religiosity; Volunteering; Social capital
  • 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
  • Social capital, race, and personal fundraising in Evangelical outreach ministries.
    Perry, Samuel L. (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:1: 159-178.

    Analyzes 2009 questionnaire data from Evanelical outreach ministries' staff. Netowrk size & financial assets in the networks explain differences in fund raising experiences.

    Associated Search Terms: Parachurch agencies; Fund raising; Social capital; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Network; Race
  • Moral freighting and civic engagement: A UK perspective on Putnam and Campbell's theory of religious-based social action.
    Baker, Christopher (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 73:3: 343-369.

    Based on focus group data from Manchester, U.K. Across religious traditions, themes of friendship, persistence, worship, & formation appear in connection with civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Belonging, sense of; Christian, Great Britain; Comparative; Great Britain, Manchester; Islam, Great Britain; Moral; Social capital; Volunteering; Buddhist, Great Britain; Focus group
  • Religion, social capital, and health.
    Yeary, Karen Hye-cheon Kim, Songthip Ounpraseuth, Page Moore, Zoran Bursac, and Paul Greene (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:3: 331-347.

    Analyzes 2006 telephone interview data from Americans; social capital mediates the beneficial effects of religious participation on health. (The health literature traditionally termed this "social support" rather than social capital.)

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; United States; Social support; Health
  • The ties that divide: Bonding social capital, religious friendship networks, and political tolerance among Evangelicals.
    Rhodes, Jeremy (2012)
    Sociological Inquiry 82:2: 163-186.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Social capital; Network; Evangelical; Tolerance
  • Religion in public action. From actors to settings.
    Lichterman, Paul (2012)
    Sociological Theory 30:1: 15-36.

    Ethnographies of a faith-based homeless advocacy organization & an activist campaign for housing show the development of social capital rather than the addition of religious persons or entities to be instrumental in social change.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Dramaturgy; Homeless; Participant observation; Social capital; Symbolic interactionism
  • Civic engagement measured in square metres. Church and civil society in a Dutch suburb.
    van der Meulen, Marten (2012)
    Social Compass 59:4: 552-569.

    Based on 2002-05 field work inLeidsche Rijn, a suburb of Utrecht. Social capital in congregations both furthers & limits civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Participant observation; Social capital; Netherlands, Utrecht
  • Religious social capital: Its measurement and utility in the study of the social determinants of health.
    Maselko, Joanna, Cacey Hughes, and Rose Cheney (2011)
    Social Science and Medicine 73:5: 759-767.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Measurement; Health
  • Intergenerational transmission of "religious capital." Evidence from Spain.
    Brañas-Garza, Pablo, Teresa García-Muñoz, and Shoshana Neuman (2011)
    Revista Internacional de Sociología 69:3: 649-677.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; Social capital; Spain; Generations
  • Säkularisierung, religiöses Sozialkapital und Politik: Religiöses Sozialkapital als Faktor der Zivilgesellschaft und als kommunale Basis subjektiver Religiosität?
    Pickel, Gert, and Anja Gladkich (2011)
    In Antonius Liedhegener and Ines-Jacqueline Werkner (eds.) Religion zwischen Zivilgesellschaft und politischen System. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag fur Sozialwissenschaften, pp. 81-109.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics; Social capital; Religiosity; Civil society; Secularization
  • Bonding and bridging activities of U.S. Pentecostals.
    Dougherty, Kevin D., Fred J. DeJong, Rebecca L. Garofano, Jessika I. Jamir, Natalie J. Park, and Rebecca J. Timmermans (2011)
    Sociological Spectrum 31:3: 316-341.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, U.S.A.; Social capital
  • Religious Involvement and Latino Immigrant Health.
    Shapiro, Ephraim (2011)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) Toward a Sociological Theory of Religion and Health. Leiden: Brill, pp. 175-205.

    Analyzes 1st wave data (2003) from the New Immigrant Survey, from first generation adult immigrants from Mexico, El Salvador, & Guatemala who self-identify as Christians. Attendance predicted favorable results for health behaviors (smoking, binge drinking, physical activity) but was unrelated to obesity.

    Associated Search Terms: Smoking; Health; Social capital; Latino Americans; Alcohol; Migrant
  • Are Muslims Distinctive?: A Look at the Evidence.
    Fish, M. Steven (2011)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Tolerance; Violence; Stratification; Social capital; Religiosity; Prejudice, sexism; Islam; Democracy; Criminology
  • Faith and Traditional Capitals: Defining the Public Scope of Spiritual and Religious Capital--A Literature Review.
    Baker, Chris, and Jonathan Miles-Watson (2010)
    Implicit Religion 13:1: 17-69.

    Reviews the literature on social capital as it relates to religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital
  • How do religions differ in their impact on individuals' social capital? The case of South Korea.
    Jeong, Hoi Ok (2010)
    Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 39:1: 142-160.

    Associated Search Terms: Korea (South); Social capital
  • Religion and Peacemaking: A Conceptualization.
    Brewer, John D., Gareth I. Higgins, and Francis Teeney (2010)
    Sociology 44:6: 1019-1037.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Peace/war
  • The relationship between bonding and bridging social capital among Christian denominations across Australia.
    Leonard Rosemary, and John Bellamy (2010)
    Nonprofit Management & Leadership 20: 445-460.

    Associated Search Terms: Australia; Denomination (organizational entity); Social capital
  • Congregations and Crime: Is the Spatial Distribution of Congregations Associated with Neighborhood Crime Rates?
    Desmond, Scott A., George Kikuchi, and Kristopher H. Morgan (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:1:37-55.

    Statistical analysis using data from mostly local Indianapolis sources.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Indiana, Indianapolis; Social capital; Criminology; Parish; Urban
  • Shamanic Practices and Social Capital among Native Youths in the Brazilian Amazon.
    Virtanen, Pirjo Kristiina (2010)
    In Sylvia Collins-Mayo and Pink Dandelion (eds.) Religion and Youth. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 73-79.

    Based on 2003-05 field work among the Manchineri, who use the hallucinogenic drug ayahuasca in shamanistic rituals. The youths build social networks in the course of participating in the ayahuasca rituals.

    Associated Search Terms: Manchineri (Amazonian people); Brazil, Acre; Drug; Ritual; Youth; Social capital
  • Religion und Sozialintegration: Eine empirische Analyse der religiösen Grundlagen sozialen Kapitals.
    Traunmüller, Richard (2009)
    Berliner Journal für Soziologie 19:3: 435-468.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Integration (social)
  • Conclusions. Religious Leadership and Civic Social Capital.
    Stepick, Alex, Sarah J. Mahler, 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. 250-272..

    Conceptualization of data from case studies presented earlier in the volume.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Civic engagement
  • Building Religious Communities, Building the Common Good: A Skeptical Appreciation.
    Ammerman, Nancy T. (2009)
    In Paul Lichterman and C. Brady Potts (eds.) The Civic Life of American Religion. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, pp. 48-68.

    Overview.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil society; Social capital; United States
  • Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement.
    Stepick, Alex, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (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. 1-38.

    Develops a conceptual framework for understanding ethnographic data on Miami, Florida, immigrant churches reported later in the volume.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Migrant; Social capital; United States, Florida, Miami
  • Politics and Prayer in West Perrine. Civic Engagement in the Black Church.
    Fink, Su Oltman (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. 92-115.

    The Black churches in the study first developed bnding capital to resist racial violence & then bridging capital to obtain outside co-operation & resources to fight drugs & crime.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; African Americans; Civic engagement; Historical; Social capital; United States, Florida, Miami
  • Unidos en la fe. Transnational civic social engagement between two Cuban Catholic parishes.
    Hansing, Katrin (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. 119-131.

    Describes a fund-raising ministry in a Miami Cuban American parish that helps support a diocese in Cuba.

    Associated Search Terms: Transnational; Social capital; Parish; Migrant; United States, Florida, Miami; Catholic, U.S.A.; Cuban Americans
  • The Struggle for Civic Social Capital in West Indian Churches.
    Tsuji, Teruyuki, Christine Ho, 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. 208-230..

    Overview of predominantly West Indian churches in South Florida, where little evidence of civic engagement is found.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Caribbean Americans; United States, Florida; West Indian Americans; Social capital
  • 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
  • Black Churches and the Environment in Miami.
    Smith-Cavros, Eileen M. (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. 151-168.

    Focus is on the restoration of Miami's Virginia Key Beach & on tree planting in Richmond Heights.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Environmentalism; Activism; African Americans; United States, Florida, Richmond Heights; United States, Florida, Miami; Social capital
  • La catedral del exilio. A Nicaraguan Congregation in a Cuban Church.
    Pino-Allen, Isabel del (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. 132-150.

    Anti-Castro sentiment bonded otherwise diverse Cuban exiles, even wealthier ones no longer living in the parish. With the coming of Central Americans, the bonding social capital is challenged.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Succession (urban ecology); Parish; Cuban Americans; Participant observation; United States, Florida, Miami; Social capital; Urban; Migrant
  • 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
  • The Political Influence of Churches.
    Djupe, Paul A., and Christopher P. Gilbert (2009)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    1998/2004 questionnarie data from clergy, '99 from their congregation members; congregations & small groups affect political beliefs.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic skills; Social capital; Politics, U.S.A.; Parish; Social participation; Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; Homosexuality; Clergy role; Group; Episcopal; Abortion; Environmentalism; Network
  • So Close and Yet So Far Away. Comparing Civic Social Capital in Two Cuban Congregations.
    Mahler, Sarah J. (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. 41-71.

    Compares a Seventh-day Adventist & a Nazarene congregation in the Miami, Florida, area, one exemplifying bridging capital & the other bonding capital. Emphasis is placed on the responsiveness of congregants in enabling pastors' charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Cuban Americans; Congregation; Civic engagement; Participant observation; Social capital; United States, Florida, Miami; Charisma; Activism; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • Refugee Catholicism in Little Haiti. Miami's Notre Dame d'Haiti Catholic Church.
    Rey, Terry, 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. 72-91.

    Historical case study of a parish established for Haitians in Miami under the charisma of a priest; social services continued in routinized form under his successor. The Haitian immigrants came to Miami prepared by liberation theology for the founding pastor's charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Florida, Miami; Haitian Americans; Transnational; Social capital; Routinization; Migrant; Liberation theology; Civic engagement; Charisma; Catholic, U.S.A.; Historical; Activism
  • Youth and Charity in a Sweetwater Parish. Our Lady of Divine Providence Church.
    Oscariz, Aidil (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. 171-189.

    A once Cuban parish turned largely Nicaraguan; after a period of supplying social services to refugees it has focused more on spiritual matters. Both kinds of service repreent bonding social capital. Describes a parish youth group.

    Associated Search Terms: Nicaraguan Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Migrant; Parish; Social capital; Succession (urban ecology); United States, Florida, Sweetwater; Youth groups; Civic engagement
  • Exploring Secular Spiritual Capital: An Engagement in Religious and Secular Dialogue for a Common Future?
    Baker, Chris, and Jonathan Miles-Watson (2008)
    International Journal of Public Theology 2:4:424-464.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist; Spiritual capital; Social capital
  • L'économie miraculeuse de la religion: essai sur le capital social.
    Lehmann, David (2008)
    Social Compass 55:4: 457-477.

    Fundamentalist religion contributes toward bonding but not bridging social capital.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist; Social capital
  • Religious participation and children's education: A social capital approach.
    Fan, Simon C. (2008)
    Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 65:2: 303-317.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Social capital; Practice
  • Religious Involvement and Educational Outcomes: The Role of Social Capital and Extracurricular Participation.
    Glanville, Jennifer L., David Sikkink, and Edwin I. Hernandez (2008)
    Sociological Quarterly 49:1: 105-137.

    Analyzes National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (U.S.A.) data; social capital & extracurricular participation mediate only a small part of the educationally positive effect of religious participation.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Education; Adolescents; Social capital
  • Examining the "Spill-over" Effect of Religiosity on Civic Involvement and Efficacy.
    Smith, H. Lovell, and Mark Peyrot (2008)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 19: 143-162.

    Analyzes 1987 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; religiosity is related to faith-based civic activity, but not other kinds. There is, however, a spill-over effect from invovlement in religious organizations to secular ones.

    Associated Search Terms: Cultural capital; Social participation; United States
  • The Inter-organizational Ties that Bind: Exploring the Contributions of Agency-congregation Relationships.
    Polson, Edward C. (2008)
    Sociology of Religion 69:1: 45-65.

    Based on interviews withsocial service agency executives in a mid-sized Texas city. Some relationships between the agencies & congregations drew congregants into community activities.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Social services; Community study; United States, Texas
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