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  • Why congregations mobilize for progressive causes.
    Beyerlein, Kraig, and A. Joseph West (2017)
    In Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, and Rhys H. Williams (eds.) Religion and Progressive Activism. New Stories about Faith and Politics. New York: New York University Press, pp. 76-96.

    Uses 2009 Southern Arizona Congregations Study data. Identifies clusters of predisposing factors that predict congregational activism for justice issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; Clergy; Congregation; Education; Justice; Liberal, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Arizona
  • Urban American Indian youth spirituality and religion: A latent class analysis.
    Kulis, Stephen S., and Monica Tsethlikai (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 677-697.

    Based on data from Native American middle school students in Phoenix, Arizona. Connection with traditional Native American religious traditions predicts better school performance.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Arizona, Phoenix; Students, primary; Native Americans; Native American Church; Education
  • Death at Diamond Mountain. Research Dilemma When a New Religious Movement Becomes a Cult.
    Immergut, Matthew (2013)
    Nova religio 17:1:24-37.

    Focuses on the researcher's task of trust-building with informants after a Buddhist community had been sensationalized by the media.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Buddhist, Tantric, U.S.A.; Buddhist, Tibetan, U.S.A.; United States, Arizona, Diamond Mountain; New religions; Buddhist, U.S.A.
  • Faith-based Social Services: Saving the Body or the Soul? A Research Note.
    Sager, Rebecca (2011)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 50:1: 201-210.

    Participant observation & interviews with homeless clients suggest the latter do not share the spiritual goals of the faith-based service providers.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Social services; United States, Arizona, Tucson
  • A Matter of Principle. Fundamentalist Mormon Polygamy, Children, and Human Rights Debates.
    Kent, Stephen A. (2006)
    Nova Religio 10:1: 7-29. Comment by Martha Sonntag Bradley, pp. 30-42. Comment by Lori G. Beamn, pp. 43-51.

    Associated Search Terms: Polygyny; Canada, British Columbia, Creston; United States, Arizona, Short Creek; Mormon
  • The Virgin of El Barrio: Marian Apparitions, Catholic Evangelizing, and Mexican American Activism.
    Nabhan-Warren, Kristy (2005)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Marian; Popular religion; Mexican Americans; Activism; United States, Arizona, Phoenix; Participant observation
  • Religion and Immigration in Comparative Perspective: Catholic and Evangelical Salvadorans in San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Phoenix.
    Menjívar, Cecilia (2003)
    Sociology of Religion 64:1: 21-45.

    Based on 1989-2000 participant observation, comparing Catholic & Evangelical religion in the lives of Salvadoran immigrants.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States, California, San Francisco; United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Salvadoran Americans; United States, Arizona, Phoenix; Catholic, U.S.A.; Migrant; Participant observation
  • Latino Immigrants and their Perceptions of Religious Institutions: Cubans, Salvadorans, and Guatemalans in Phoenix, Arizona.
    Menjívar, Cecilia (2001)
    Migraciones internacionales 1:1: 65-88.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Arizona, Phoenix; Guatemalan Americans; Migrant; Cuban Americans; Salvadoran Americans
  • Red Rocks, 'Vortexes' and the Selling of Sedona: Environmental Politics in the New Age.
    Ivakhiv, Adrian (1997)
    Social Compass 44:3: 367-384.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Arizona, Sedona; Politics, U.S.A.; Community study; Conflict; New age; Environmentalism
  • Answered Prayers: Miracles and Milagros Along the Border.
    Oktavec, Eileen (1995)
    Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New Mexico; United States, Texas; Magic; Prayer; United States, Arizona
  • The Costs and Risks of Social Activism: A Study of Sanctuary Movement Activism.
    Wiltfang, Gregory L., and Doug McAdam (1991)
    Social Forces 69:4: 987-1010.

    Based on questionnaire data from 141 activists in the Tucson area; biographical availability predicted high cost activism (spending much time); socialization predicted high risk activism (helping illegal refugees).

    Associated Search Terms: Sanctuary Movement; Activism; United States, Arizona, Tucson; Socialization
  • A Question of Conscience: The Emergence and Development of the Sanctuary Movement in the United States.
    Ouryn Rivera, Rachel (1987)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, City University of New York. [DA 47:12 A, p. 4525]

    Case studies from Tucson, Arizona; Berkeley, California; & New York, New York.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; United States, California, Berkeley; United States, Arizona, Tucson; Social movement; Activism; Sanctuary Movement
  • The Religious Factor and Delinquency: Another Look at the Hellfire Hypotheses.
    Jensen, Gary F., and Maynard L. Erickson (1979)
    In Robert Wuthnow (ed.), The Religious Dimension: New Directions in Quantitative Research. New York: Academic Press, pp. 157-177.

    Analyzes 1975 data from high school students in Arizona; shows church attendance & other aspects of religiosity inversely related to various kinds of delinquency; gives rates of these latter for denominational categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Practice; Students, secondary; Delinquency; Protestant, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; United States, Arizona
  • Counting Souls: A Study of Counseling at Evangelical Crusades.
    Altheide, David L., and John M. Johnson (1977)
    Pacific Sociological Review 20:3: 323-348.

    Observations & interviews at a 1974 Billy Graham Crusade in Phoenix, Arizona, focusing on the role of "counselors" who elicited responses from attenders.

    Associated Search Terms: Billy Graham Crusade; Revival; United States, Arizona, Phoenix
  • The Economic Basis for the Evolution of Mormon Religion.
    Leone, Mark P. (1974)
    In Irving I. Zaretsky and Mark P. Leone (eds.) Religious Movements in Contemporary America. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, pp. 722-766.

    Case study of the adaptive modification of Mormon culture in east central Arizona, from time of settlement in the 1870s; tests part of Robert N. Bellah's evolutionary model.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; United States, Arizona; Mormon, U.S.A.; Evolution, social
  • Education and Religion as Factors in Women's Attitudes Motivating Childbearing.
    Stolka, Susan M., and Larry D. Barnett (1969)
    Journal of Marriage and Family 31:4: 740-750.

    Analyzes 1967 questionnaire data from adult women in Flagstaff, Arizona; finds Protestant/Catholic differences among the less educated, in attitudes toward family size & childbearing.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Protestant, U.S.A.; United States, Arizona, Flagstaff; Family size; Sex role
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