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  • Unity in the Face of the Faceless. Clergy Opposition to the Ku Klux Klan in Northwest Arkansas.
    Niles, Frankyn C. (2007)
    In Paul A. Djupe and Laura R. Olson (eds.) Religious Interests in Community Conflict. Beyond the Culture Wars. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 229-250.

    Recounts a clergy effort, largely by Evangelicals, to organize peaceful protests against a Ku Klux Klan demonstration in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

    Associated Search Terms: Ku Klux Klan; Race; Evangelical, U.S.A.; United States, Arkansas, Siloam Springs; Clergy
  • Religion and Delinquency: The Relationship after Considering Family and Peer Influences.
    Benda, Brent B., and Robert Flynn Corwyn (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:1: 81-92.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from high school students, mostly in Arkansas; religiosity negatively predicts status offenses (vs. crimes) until measures of social control are introduced.

    Associated Search Terms: Social control; Religiosity; Delinquency; Students, secondary; United States, Arkansas
  • The Social Construction of a Religious Prophecy.
    Shepherd, Gordon (1987)
    Sociological Inquiry 57:4: 394-414.

    Based on interview data & participant observation; makes a sociology-of-knowledge interpretation of a community response to a prophecy made in a small Arkansas community.

    Associated Search Terms: Sociology of knowledge; United States, Arkansas, Bradford; Participant observation; Prophecy
  • Christians in Racial Crisis: A Study of Little Rock's Ministry.
    Campbell, Ernest Q., and Thomas F. Pettigrew (1959)
    Washington: Public Affairs Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; Integration (racial); Civil rights movement; United States, Arkansas, Little Rock
  • Racial and Moral Crisis:The Role of Little Rock Ministers.
    Campbell, Ernest Q., and Thomas F. Pettigrew (1959)
    American Journal of Sociology 64: 509-516. [Also in Richard D. Knudten (ed.), The Sociology of Religion. An Anthology (New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1967), pp. 228-239]

    Analyzes interview data from clergy in Little Rock, Arkansas, during the 1957 school racial integration crisis there.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Arkansas, Little Rock; Civil rights movement; Clergy; Integration (racial)
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