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  • Joining Soka Gakkai in Cuba: Affiliation patterns and factor influencing conversion careers.
    Rodriguez Plasencia, Girardo (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2: 159-171.

    Based on interviews. Shows importance of background congruence with Buddhism, Soka Gakkai's utilitarianism, and networks.

    Associated Search Terms: Network; Cuba, Havana; Conversion; Soka Gakkai, Cuba
  • Soka Gakkai in Cuba: building a "spiritual bridge" to local particularis, the "mystical East" and the world.
    Rodriguez Plasencia, Girardo (2014)
    Journal of Religion in Japan 3:2-3: 198-225.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai, Cuba
  • Religión y espiritualidad. ¿dos modelos enfrentados? Trayectorias poscatólicas entre budistas Soka Gakkai.
    Cornejo, Mónica (2012)
    Revista Internacional de Sociología 70:2: 327-346.

    Associated Search Terms: Spirituality; Soka Gakkai
  • Conversion as a New Lifestyle: An Exploratory Study of Soka Gakkai in Italy.
    Berzano, Luigi, and Eliana Martoglio (2009)
    In Guiseppe Giordan (ed.) Conversion in the Age of Pluralism. Leiden: Brill, pp. 213-241.

    Consiers a 'lew life-style conversion,' wherein practice rather than identity changes.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Soka Gakkai, Italy; Practice; Conversion
  • Soka Gakkai: Engaged Buddhism in North America.
    Geekie, Constance Lynn (2008)
    In Paul David Numrich (ed.) North American Buddhists in Social Context. Leiden: Brill, pp. 203-224.

    Based on field work at a Soka Gokkai center in Edmonton, Alberta. Focuses on practices & social activism.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Alberta, Edmonton; Activism; Soka Gakkai, Canada; Participant observation
  • A Neo-Durkheimian Analysis of a New Religious Movement: The Case of Soka Gakkai in Italy.
    Barone, Carlo (2007)
    Theory and Society 36:2: 117-140.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Soka Gakkai, Italy
  • Le Bouddhisme des français: Le bouddhisme tibétain et la Soka Gakkaï en France: Contribution à une sociologie de la conversion.
    Mathé, Thierry (2005)
    Paris: L'Harmattan.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai, France; France; Buddhist, France
  • Identità e identificazione. Il pluralisme religioso nell'entreterra palermitano.
    Berzano, Luigi, and PierLuigi Zoccatelli (2005)
    Caltanisetta and Roma: Salvatore Sciascia.

    Based on research in the Diocese of Monreale; focuses on the minority religions.

    Associated Search Terms: Folk religion; Soka Gakkai, Italy; Magic; Jehovah´s Witness, Italy; Seventh-day Adventist, Italy; Italy, Sicily, Monreale; Pentecostal, Italy; Mennonite, Italy; Mormon, Italy
  • Soka Gakkai: A Contemporary Social Movement.
    Geekie, Constance (2004)
    Unpublished Master's Thesis, University of Alberta.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai
  • Le Bouddhisme mondialisé. Une perspective sociologique sur la globalisation du religieux.
    Liogier, Raphaël (2004)
    Paris: Ellipses

    Analyzes the westernization of the Buddhist traditions, globally, with special focus on Asian nations & France, some information on North America and the U.K.. The westernized traditions legitimate political engagement at the infra- & supra-state levels. Uses a typology of Buddhism: pietist-culturalist, nationalist-moralist, elitist-culturalist, intimist-individualist, & solardist-universalist.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, France; Buddhist, Great Britain; Buddhist; Buddhist, China; Activism; Buddhist, Tibet; Zen; Soka Gakkai, France; Soka Gakkai; Phenomenology; Globalization; Falun Gong; Buddhist, Vietnam; Buddhist, Burma; Buddhist, Tibetan, France; Buddhist, India; Buddhist, Thailand; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Korea; Buddhist, Japan; Buddhist, U.S.A.
  • L'Istituto Soka Gakkai ad un Bivio.
    Macioti, maria Immacolata (2002)
    La Critica sociologica 141: 89-96.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai
  • The Cultural Significance of New Religious Movements: The Case of Soka Gakkai.
    Dawson, Lorne L. (2001)
    Sociology of Religion 62:3: 337-364.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai; New religions
  • Toward a Pillar Organization?
    Dobbelaere, Karel (2000)
    In David Machacek and Bryan Wilson (eds.) Global Citizens: The Soka Gakkai Buddhist Movement in the World. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 233-256.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai; Pillarization
  • Buddhism in Action; Case Studies from Italy.
    Macioti, Maria Immacolata (2000)
    In David Machacek and Bryan Wilson (eds.) Global Citizens: The Soka Gakkai Buddhist Movement in the World. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 375-401.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai, Italy; Italy
  • The Role of Women.
    Usui, Atsuka (2000)
    In David Machacek and Bryan Wilson (eds.) Global Citizens: The Soka Gakkai Buddhist Movement in the World. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 153-204.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai; Women
  • Orientations axiologiques dans le bouddhisme du mouvement Soka Gakkaï France.
    Chelli, Norbert, and Louis Hourmant (2000)
    Recherches sociologiques 31:3: 89-102.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Soka Gakkai, France; Buddhist, France
  • Soka Gakkai and Japanese Politics.
    Aruga, Hiroshi (2000)
    In David Machacek and Bryan Wilson (eds.) Global Citizens: The Soka Gakkai Buddhit Movement in the World. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 97-127.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai, Japan; Japan; Politics, Japan
  • The British Movement and its Members.
    Wilson, Bryan R. (2000)
    In David Machacek and Bryan Wilson (eds.) Global Citizens: The Soka Gakkai Buddhist Movement in the World. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 349-374.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Soka Gakkai, Great Britain
  • Organizational Isomorphism in SGI-USA.
    Machacek, David (2000)
    In David Machacek and Bryan Wilson (eds.) Global Citizens: The Soka Gakkai Buddhist Movement in the World. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 280-325.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Accommodation; Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.
  • Immigrant Buddhists in America.
    Machacek, David, and Kerry Mitchell (2000)
    In David Machacek and Bryan Wilson (eds.) Global Citizens: The Soka Gakkai Buddhist Movement in the World. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 259-279.

    Based on late 1990s survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.
  • Buddhist Humanism and Catholic Culture in Brazil.
    Clarke, Peter B. (2000)
    In David Machacek and Bryan Wilson (eds.) Global Citizens: The Soka Gakkai Buddhist Movement in the World. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 321-348.

    Associated Search Terms: Sekai Kyusei Kyo, Brazil; Brazil; Soka Gakkai, Brazil; Seicho-no-ie, Brazil; Syncretism
  • The Dynamics of Religious Organizations. The Extravasation of the Sacred and Other Essays.
    Hammond, Phillip E. (2000)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Contains revisions of earlier essays.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Identity; Tocqueville, Alexis de; World system; State; Ethnic; United States; Secularization; Market model; New religions; Protestant, U.S.A.; Pluralism; Disaffiliation; Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.; Sect; Privatization; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Soka Gakkai in America: Accommodation and Conversion.
    Hammond, Phillip E., and David W. Machacek (1999)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Accommodation; Conversion; Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.
  • The Appeal of Soka Gakkai in the United States. Emergent Transmodernism.
    Machachek, David W. (1999)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 10: 57-75.

    Reports data from an American 1997 Soka Gakkai membership survey.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernity; Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.
  • Supply and Demand: The Appeal of American Buddhism.
    Hammond, Phillip E., and David W. Machacek (1999)
    In Duncan Ryuken Williams and Christopher S. Queen (eds.), American Buddhism. Methods and Findings in Recent Scholarship. Surrey, U.K.: Curzon, pp. 100-114.

    Presents findings from a 1997 survey of U.S. members of Soka Gakkai. Converts had fewer prior social ties & were more liberal on most issues than conservatives but more skeptical of science than most liberals.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.; Buddhist, U.S.A.
  • La Soka Gakkai: Un movimento di laici diventa una religione.
    Dobbelaere, Karel (1998)
    Torino: Leumann.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai
  • Soka Gakkai. From Lay Movement to Religion, Translated by Olivier Urbain.
    Dobbelaere, Karel (1998)
    Salt Lake City: Utah: Signature Books.

    [Revised & updated ed. of La Soka Gakkai: Un movimento di laici diventa una religione. Torino: Elle Di Ci, 1998.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai
  • La Soka Gakkai face au rapport.
    Dobbelaere, Karel (1996)
    In Massimo Introvigne and J. Gordon Melton (eds.), Pour en finir avec les sectes. Le débat sur le rapport de la commission parlementaire. Torino and Paris: CESNUR; Milano: Di Giovanni, pp. 289-303.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai
  • La Soka Gakkai: processus de conversion et d'intégration.
    Dobbelaere, Karel (1996)
    In Liliane Voyé (ed.), Figures des dieux. Bruxelles: DeBoeck Univrsité, pp. 215-238.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Soka Gakkai
  • Il Buddha che è in moi. Germogù del Sutra del Loto.
    Macioti, Maria Immacolata (1996)
    Roma: Ed. SEAM.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist; Soka Gakkai
  • A Time to Chant: The Soka Gakkai Buddhists in Britain.
    Wilson, Bryan R., and Karel Dobbelaere (1994)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Relates Soka Gakkai's appeal to a modern emphasis on personal autonomy & the private nature of belief.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Soka Gakkai, Great Britain; Privatization; Individualism
  • 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
  • Globalization Versus Religious Nativism: Japan's Soka Gakkai in the World Arena.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr. (1991)
    In Roland Robertson and William R. Garrett (eds.) Religion and Global Order. New York: Paragon House, pp. 183-199.

    Associated Search Terms: Globalization; Soka Gakkai
  • Transformer le poison en élixir: l'alchimie du désir dans un culte néo-bouddhique, la Sokka Gakkaï.
    Hourmant, Louis (1990)
    In Françoise Champion and Danièle Hervieu-Leger (eds.), De l'émotion en religion, renouveaux et traditions. Paris: Centurion, pp. 71-1200.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai
  • Ascèse, Rationalité, Modernité en Contexte Oriental: le Bouddhisme de la Soka Gakkai.
    Hourmant, Louis (1989)
    Social Compass 36:1: 83-94.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Rationality; Soka Gakkai, Japan; Japan
  • 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: Nichiren Shoshu; Participant observation; United States, California, Los Angeles; Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.
  • Militancy and Accommodation in the Third Civilization: The Case of Japan's Soka Gakkai Movement.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr. (1986)
    In Jeffrey K. Hadden and Anson D. Shupe, Jr. (eds.) Prophetic Religions and Politics. (Religion and the Poltiical Order, Volume One). New York: paragon House, pp. 235-253.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai, Japan; Politics, Japan; Japan
  • 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: Conversion; Network; Social movement; Participant observation; Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.; Nichiren Shoshu; Hare Krishna, U.S.A.
  • A Dramaturgical Analysis of Movement Accommodation: Building Idiosyncrasy Credit as a Movement Mobilization Strategy.
    Snow, David A. (1979)
    Symbolic Interaction 2:2: 23-44.

    Considers the strategy of gaining acceptance as an idiosyncratic entity.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.; Symbolic interactionism; Dramaturgy; Accommodation; Social movement
  • Soka Gakkai in Midwestern America: A Case Study of a Transpositional Movement.
    Holtzapple, Vickie Rea (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Washington University, St. Louis. [DA 38:12 A, p. 7415]

    Participant observation study in a Midwestern U.S. city, in which movement elite & local members were in conflict over recruitment practices.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Conflict
  • Rise and Decline of Sokagakkai: Japan and the United States.
    Hashimoto, Hideo, and William McPherson (1976)
    Review of Religious Research 17:2: 82-92.

    Traces the Buddhist organization's evolution from the unconventional to the conventional.

    Associated Search Terms: Japan; Politics, Japan; Soka Gakkai, Japan; Deprivation
  • 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: Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.; Conversion; Content analysis; Participant observation; Nichiren Shoshu
  • The Nichiren Shoshu in America.
    Oh, John Kie-chang (1973)
    Review of Religious Research 14:3: 169-177.

    A series of random-sample surveys of Buddhists in Los Angeles, Chicago, & New York; some relatively youthful, fairly well-educated Americans were embracing Nichiren Shoshu.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai, U.S.A.; United States, California, Los Angeles; United States, Illinois, Chicago; United States, New York, New York; Buddhist, U.S.A.
  • The Sokagakkai and Mass Society.
    White, James W. (1970)
    Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai
  • 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: Nichiren Shoshu; Soka Gakkai, Japan; Japan; Participant observation
  • The Third Civilization: An Examination of Sokagakkai.
    Babbie, Earl R. (1966)
    Review of Religious Research 7;2: 101-121. [Also in Charles Y. Glock (ed.), Religion in Socioloical Perspective: Essays in the Empirical Study of Religion (Belmong, California: Wadsworth, 1973), pp. 235-260]

    Examines the factors that may affect the success of Soka Gakkai, a worldly-proselytizing Buddhist group based in Japan.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai
  • Soka Gakkai: Una religión de valor.
    Gonzáles de Zarate, Roberto M. (1965)
    Razón y fe 171/804: 53-66.

    Associated Search Terms: Soka Gakkai, Japan; Japan
  • The Soka Gakkai: A Socio-Political Interpretation.
    Dator, James A. (1965)
    Contemporary Religions in Japan 6:3: 205-242.

    The Soka Gakkai is a value-creating action group that places its members in action networks that generate & reinforce faith. Its presence in Japanese politics is controversial.

    Associated Search Terms: Japan; Soka Gakkai, Japan; Politics, Japan
  • Le Soka-Gakkai Japonais. L'Activisme Politique d'une Secte Bouddhiste.
    Blacker, Carmen (1964)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 9/17: 63-67.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Japan; Activism; Japan; Soka Gakkai, Japan
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