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  • Growing suburbs, relocating churches: The suburbanization of Protestant churches in the Chicago region, 1925-1990.
    Miller, Brian J. (2017)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 56:2: 342-364.

    Based on Church Federation of Greater Chicago data. Relocations were not the same across Protestant denominations. Relocating churches added to ones already in the suburbs.

    Associated Search Terms: Urban; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Succession (urban ecology); Suburb; Protestant, U.S.A.; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Korean American churches and the negotiation of space in Flushing, Queens.
    Pae, Keun-Joo Christine (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 81-101.

    Based on 2006-07 field work in 2 flushing congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Korean Americans; United States, New York, New York; Succession (urban ecology); Parish; Urban; Congregation
  • Mornings at the Stanton Street Shul.
    Boyarin, Jonathan (2013)
    New York: Fordham University Press.

    2008 participant observation study of a small Orthodox Jewish congregation on the Lower East Side of New York, in a gentrifying area; more transient younger members arrive in a congregation once consisting of immigrants.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Urban; Participant observation; Jewish, Orthodox, U.S.A.; Succession (urban ecology)
  • Congregational responses to growing urban diversity in a white ethnic denomination.
    Dougherty, Kevin D., and Mark T. Mulder (2009)
    Social Problems 56:2: 335-356.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian Reformed Church; Urban; United States, Michigan, Grand Rapids; Diversity; Succession (urban ecology); Ecology; Ethnic
  • 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: Cuban Americans; Parish; Participant observation; Social capital; Migrant; Succession (urban ecology); Urban; United States, Florida, Miami; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • 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: Catholic, U.S.A.; Youth groups; United States, Florida, Sweetwater; Succession (urban ecology); Social capital; Parish; Nicaraguan Americans; Civic engagement; Migrant
  • This was North Lawndale: The transplantation of a Jewish community.
    Rosenthal, Erich (1960)
    Jewish Social Studies 22:2: 67-82.

    Associated Search Terms: Jewish, U.S.A.; Race; Succession (urban ecology); United States, Illinois, Chicago; Urban
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