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  • Religiousness, Spiritual Seeking, and Authoritarianism: Findings from a Longitudinal Study.
    Wink, Paul, Michelle Dillon, and Adrienne Prettyman (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:3: 321-335.

    Longitudinal data from late-adults in Oakland, California, show religiosity correlates positively & spiritual negatively with authoritarianism.

    Associated Search Terms: Seeker; United States, California, Oakland; Religiosity; Longitudinal
  • In the Course of a Lifetime: Tracing Religious Belief, Practice, and Change.
    Dillon, Michele, and Paul Wink (2007)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Panel interview study of respondents born in Oakland, California, 1920/21 & 1924/29.

    Associated Search Terms: Longitudinal; United States, California, Oakland; Panel study; Life histories; Life course; Gerontology
  • The Catholic Social Imagination: Activism and the Just Society in Mexico and the United States.
    Palacios, Joseph M. (2007)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Based on interviews & participant observation, with case studies in Oakland, California, and Guadalajara, Jalisco.

    Associated Search Terms: Justice; United States, California, Oakland; Community organization; Participant observation; Activism; Catholic, Mexico; Catholic, U.S.A.; Mexico, Jalisco, Guadalajara; Comparative; Parish; Base communities
  • Does Religion Matter? Projecting Democratic Power into the Public Arena.
    Wood, Richard L. (2003)
    In Corwin Smidt (ed.) Religion as Social Capital. Producing the Common Good. Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 69-86.

    Compares a race-based community organization & a faith-based one in Oakland, California.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Social capital; United States, California, Oakland; Community organization
  • Faith in Action: Religion, Race, and Democratic Organizing in America.
    Wood, Richard L. (2002)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Extended case studies of 2 successful multiracial community organizing efforts in Oakland, California, one church-based and one race-based.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Participant observation; United States, California, Oakland; Democracy; Community organization; Politics; Social movement
  • Religious Culture and Political Action.
    Wood, Richard L. (1999)
    Sociological Theory 17:3: 307-332.

    Study of 2 community organizations in Oakland, California, & several member parishes or congregations affiliated with one of them.

    Associated Search Terms: Democracy; Parish; Participant observation; United States, California, Oakland; Social movement; Community organization
  • Faith in Action: Religion, Race, and the Future of Democracy.
    Wood, Richard L. (1995)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley. [DA 57:3 A, p. 1343]

    Extended case studies of 2 successful multiracial community organizing efforts in Oakland, California, one church-based & one race-based.

    Associated Search Terms: Community organization; Participant observation; Parish; Social movement; United States, California, Oakland; Democracy
  • Metaphors of Social Control in a Pentecostal Sect.
    Darrand, Tom Craig, and Anson D. Shupe, Jr. (1983)
    New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Participant observation study, mostly in Oakland, California, of a non-institutional form of Pentecostalism; one author was a member 1969-76 & non-member 1977-81.

    Associated Search Terms: Phenomenology; Latter Rain (Pentecostal); Participant observation; Disaffiliation; United States, California, Oakland; Hermeneutic
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