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  • Religious coping and depression in young adulthood: Effects of global stress exposure and pre-teenage religious service attendance.
    Eliassen, A. Henry (2013)
    Review of Religious Reseach 55:3:413-433.

    Analyzes 1990-2000 panel interview data from Miami-Date County, Florida, middle & high school students. Early regular religious exposure & high global stress exposure are preconditions for a relationship between current religious coping & depression symptoms in young female adults. The relationship is an inverted U.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Florida, Miami; Depression; Stress; Students, secondary; Young adults
  • Religion as a context of reception: The case of Haitian immigrants in Miami, Montreal and Paris.
    Mooney, Margarita A. (2013)
    International Migration 51:3: 99-112.

    Associated Search Terms: Haitian Canadians; Assimilation; Migrant; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Comparative; Participant observation; France, Paris; United States, Florida, Miami; Haitian Americans; Haitian French
  • Crossing the Water and Keeping the Faith: Haitian Religion in Miami.
    Rey, Terry, and Alex Stepick (2013)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Florida, Miami; Protestant, U.S.A.; Urban; Voodoo, U.S.A.; Migrant; Catholic, U.S.A.; Participant observation; Haitian Americans
  • Religion, Immigration, and Civic Engagement.
    Stepick, Alex, Terry Rey, and Sarah J. Mahler (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. 1-38.

    Develops a conceptual framework for understanding ethnographic data on Miami, Florida, immigrant churches reported later in the volume.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Migrant; Social capital; United States, Florida, Miami
  • Black Churches and the Environment in Miami.
    Smith-Cavros, Eileen M. (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. 151-168.

    Focus is on the restoration of Miami's Virginia Key Beach & on tree planting in Richmond Heights.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Environmentalism; Activism; African Americans; United States, Florida, Richmond Heights; United States, Florida, Miami; Social capital
  • Politics and Prayer in West Perrine. Civic Engagement in the Black Church.
    Fink, Su Oltman (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. 92-115.

    The Black churches in the study first developed bnding capital to resist racial violence & then bridging capital to obtain outside co-operation & resources to fight drugs & crime.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; African Americans; Civic engagement; Historical; Social capital; United States, Florida, Miami
  • Unidos en la fe. Transnational civic social engagement between two Cuban Catholic parishes.
    Hansing, Katrin (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. 119-131.

    Describes a fund-raising ministry in a Miami Cuban American parish that helps support a diocese in Cuba.

    Associated Search Terms: Transnational; Social capital; Parish; Migrant; United States, Florida, Miami; Catholic, U.S.A.; Cuban Americans
  • The Struggle for Civic Social Capital in West Indian Churches.
    Tsuji, Teruyuki, Christine Ho, and Alex Stepick (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. 208-230..

    Overview of predominantly West Indian churches in South Florida, where little evidence of civic engagement is found.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Caribbean Americans; United States, Florida; West Indian Americans; Social capital
  • 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: Catholic, U.S.A.; Succession (urban ecology); Parish; Cuban Americans; Participant observation; United States, Florida, Miami; Social capital; Urban; Migrant
  • Faith in the Fields. Mexican Marianism in Miami-Dade County.
    Báez, Noemí, María de los Angèles Rey, and Terry Rey (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. 190-207.

    Focuses on a rural Catholic mission to poor Mexicans in Naranja, near Homestead, Florida. Social capital is of the bonding ariety. Many of the social services are organized by parish youth groups. Describes the Decemer Guadalupe feast.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexican Americans; Youth groups; Social capital; Marian; Feast; United States, Florida, Homestead; Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish
  • Faith Makes Us Live. Surviving and Thriving in the Haitian Diaspora.
    Mooney, Margarita A. (2009)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Based on fieldwork in Haiti, Miami, Montreal, and Paris.

    Associated Search Terms: Diaspora; Catholic, Canada; Catholic, France; Catholic, Haiti; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Catholic, U.S.A.; France, Paris; Haiti; United States, Florida, Miami; Migrant; Haitian French; Haitian Canadians; Haitian Americans
  • So Close and Yet So Far Away. Comparing Civic Social Capital in Two Cuban Congregations.
    Mahler, Sarah J. (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. 41-71.

    Compares a Seventh-day Adventist & a Nazarene congregation in the Miami, Florida, area, one exemplifying bridging capital & the other bonding capital. Emphasis is placed on the responsiveness of congregants in enabling pastors' charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Nazarene, U.S.A.; Cuban Americans; Congregation; Civic engagement; Participant observation; Social capital; United States, Florida, Miami; Charisma; Activism; Seventh-day Adventist, U.S.A.
  • Refugee Catholicism in Little Haiti. Miami's Notre Dame d'Haiti Catholic Church.
    Rey, Terry, and Alex Stepick (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. 72-91.

    Historical case study of a parish established for Haitians in Miami under the charisma of a priest; social services continued in routinized form under his successor. The Haitian immigrants came to Miami prepared by liberation theology for the founding pastor's charisma.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Florida, Miami; Haitian Americans; Transnational; Social capital; Routinization; Migrant; Liberation theology; Civic engagement; Charisma; Catholic, U.S.A.; Historical; Activism
  • 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: Nicaraguan Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Migrant; Parish; Social capital; Succession (urban ecology); United States, Florida, Sweetwater; Youth groups; Civic engagement
  • Catholic, Vodou, and Protestant. Being Haitian, becoming American--Religious Pluralism, Immigrant Incorporation, and Transnationalism.
    McAlister, Elizabeth, and Karen Richman (2009)
    In Richard Alba, Albert J. Raboteau, and Josh DeWind (eds.) Immigration and Religion in America. Comparative and Historical Perspectives. New York: New York University Press, pp. 319-352.

    Notes Catholic Church-based ministry to Haitian immigrants in New York, & transnational Voudou between Ti Rivyè & Palm Beach. Pentecostal conversion is often a breaking with the latter.

    Associated Search Terms: Voodoo, Haiti; Haitian Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Conversion; United States, New York, New York; Migrant; Pentecostal, Haiti; Transnational; Voodoo, U.S.A.; Haiti, Ti Rivyè; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; United States, Florida, Palm Beach
  • Worthiness as Spiritual Capital: Theorizing Little Haiti's Religious Market.
    Rey, Terry (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 193-210.

    Favors a Weberian interpretation of Little Haiti market phenomena, as opposed to rational choice theory or Bourdieu's field theory.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Haitian Americans; Market model; United States, Florida, Miami
  • El transnacionalismo y la movilición colectiva de la comunidad maya en Júpiter, Florida.
    Steigenga, Timothy J., S. Irene Palma, and Carol L. Girón (2008)
    Migraciones internacionales 4:4: 37-71.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Social movement; Transnational; Mayan; United States, Florida, Jupiter
  • Religion and Social Capital among Mexican Immigrants in Southwest Florida.
    Williams, Philip J., and Patricia Fortunay Loret de Mola (2007)
    Latino Studies 5:1: 233-253.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Florida; Social capital; Migrant; Mexican Americans
  • Black Churchgoers, Environmental Activism, and the Preservation of Nature in Miami, Florida.
    Smith, Cavros, Eileen M. (2006)
    Journal of Ecological Anthropology 10:1: 33-44.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Florida, Miami; Activism; African Americans; Environmentalism
  • Professional Practitioners and Contact Persons. Explicating Special Types of Falun Gong Practitioners.
    Porter, Noah (2005)
    Nova Religio 9:2: 62-83.

    Based on 2001-03 field work in Tampa, Florida, & Washington, D.C.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Organization; United States, Florida, Tampa; Falun Gong, U.S.A.; United States, District of Columbia, Washington
  • Politics and Prayer in West Perrine, Florida: Civic Social Capital and the Black Church.
    Fink, Su Oltman (2005)
    Unpublished Master's Thesis, Florida International University.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; United States, Florida, Miami; Social capital; Historical; African Americans; Civic engagement
  • Upward Climb or Downward Slide? Religion and Mediating Social Capital in the Haitian Immigrant Communities of Miami, Montreal and Paris.
    Mooney, Margarita A. (2005)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Princeton University.

    Associated Search Terms: Social capital; Haitian Americans; Haitian Canadians; France, Paris; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Haitian French; Migrant; United States, Florida, Miami
  • Marian Devotion at a Haitian Catholic Parish in Miami: The Feast Day of Our Lady of Perpetual Help.
    Rey, Terry (2004)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 19:3: 353-374.

    Associated Search Terms: Haitian Americans; United States, Florida, Miami; Feast; Marian; Parish; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Cubanía et santería. Les enjeux politique de la transnationalisation religieuse (La Havane--Miami).
    Argyriadis, Kali, and Stefania Capone (2004)
    Civilisatons 51:1/2: 81-137.

    Associated Search Terms: Santeria, U.S.A.; Cuba, Havana; Politics, Cuba; Santeria, Cuba; Transnational; United States, Florida, Miami; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The Effects of Religious Participation on the Civic Engagement of Children of Immigrants and Immigrant Youth in South Florida.
    Goraczko, Ann Reeder (2003)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Florida International University.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth; United States, Florida; Migrant; Civic engagement
  • Black Churchgoers, Environmental Activism, and the Preservation of Nature in Miami, Florida.
    Smith, Eileen M. (2003)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Florida International University.

    Author is same as Eileen M. Smith-Cavros.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; United States, Florida, Miami; Environmentalism; African Americans
  • Migração, religião e transnacionalismo: o caso dos brasileiros no Sul da Flórida.
    Ribeiro, Lúcia, and José Cláudio Souza Alves (2002)
    Religião e sociedade 22:2: 65-90.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Florida; Brazilian Americans; Migrant; Transnational
  • Florida: Running Globally and Winning Locally.
    Wald, Kenneth D. (1995)
    In Mark J. Rozell and Clyde Wilcox (eds.) God at the Grass Roots. The Christian Right in the 1994 Elections. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 19-46.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Florida; Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Religious Violence and Abortion: The Gideon Project.
    Blanchard, Dallas A., and Terry J. Prewitt (1993)
    Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

    Explores the nature of religiously motivated political action through a case study of members of an American anti-abortion group who were convicted of bombing 3 clinics in Pensacola, Florida, in 1984.

    Associated Search Terms: Abortion; Conflict; Violence; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Florida, Pensacola; Case study
  • Religion and Suicide in the African-American Community.
    Early, Kevin E. (1992)
    Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood.

    Based on 1990 interviews with 30 African American clergy & questionnaire data from African American congregations, in Gainesville, Florida; sees religion as a buffer against suicide for African Americans, whose suicide rate is about half that of whites.

    Associated Search Terms: Suicide; African Americans; United States, Florida, Gainesville
  • Political Cohesion in Churches.
    Wald, Kenneth D., Dennis E. Owen, and Samuel S. Hill, Jr. (1990)
    Journal of Politics 52: 197-215.

    Factor analysis of 1986-87 questionnaire data from protestant congregations in the Gainesville area; shows 4 factors (strong religion, social stability, age, associational involvement) predicting cohesion around conservative moral norms.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.; United States, Florida, Gainesville; Factor analysis; Moral
  • Evangelical Politics and Status Issues.
    Wald, Kenneth D., Dennis E. Owen, and Samuel S. Hill, Jr. (1989)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 28:1: 1-16. Comment by Wesley E. Miller 28:3 (1989): 372-373. Reply by Kenneth D. Wald, Dennis E. Owen, and Samuel S. Hill, Jr. 28:3: 374.

    Analyzes 1986-87 questionnaire data from the Gainesville, Florida, area.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Florida, Gainesville
  • Habits of the Mind? The Problem of Authority in the New Christian Right.
    Wald, Kenneth D., Dennis E. Owen, and Samuel S. Hill, Jr. (1989)
    In Ted G. Jelen (ed.) Religion and Political behavior in the United States. New York: Praeger, pp. 93-108.

    Analyzes 1986-87 questionnaire data from Protestant churchgoers in the Gainesville area; related authority-mindedness, not authoritarianism, to new Christian right politics.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Florida, Gainesville; Conservative, U.S.A.; Authoritarianism; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Churches as Political Communities.
    Wald, Kenneth D., Dennis E. Owen, and Samuel S. Hill, Jr. (1988)
    American Political Science Review 82: 531-548.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from members of 21 Protestant churches in the Gainesville, Florida, area; shows congregations' theological conservatism as a contextual variable correlates with political conservatism.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Politics, U.S.A.; United States, Florida, Gainesville; Protestant, U.S.A.; Conservative, U.S.A.
  • Religion, Political Legitimacy and Civil Violence: A Survey of Children and Adolescents.
    Funderburk, Charles (1986)
    Sociological Focus 19:3: 289-298.

    Religious belief among Key Largo children predicts acceptance of political authority & institutions, & rejection of political violence.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Children; Legitimation; United States, Florida, Key Largo; Politics, U.S.A.; Violence; Belief
  • Ascetic Protestantism and Political Preference in the Deep South.
    Johnson, Benton (1964)
    American Journal of Sociology 69: 359-366.

    Analyzes 1961 interview data from Tallahassee, Florida.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; United States, Florida, Tallahassee; United States, South; Protestant, U.S.A.; Politics, U.S.A.
  • The Community Reference System, Religiosity, and Race Attitudes.
    Liu, William T. (1961)
    Social Forces 39:4: 324-328.

    Analyzes data from married Catholic parishioners in Tallahassee, Florida.

    Associated Search Terms: Prejudice; Race; Community study; Reference group; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Florida, Tallahassee
  • A Study of the Social Integration of Catholic Migrants in a Southern Community.
    Liu, William T. (1958)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Florida State University. [DA 19:3, p. 592]

    Analyzes 1957-58 questionnaire data.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Assimilation; Social participation; United States, Florida, Tallahassee; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, South; Migrant; Anomie
  • Religious Behavior of Church Families.
    Anders, Sarah Frances (1955)
    Marriage and Family Living 17: 54-57.

    Analyzes records of a Protestant church in Quincy, Florida; families lacking divorce or death of a spouse, not religiously divided or having children, had higher rates of church attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Practice; Parish; United States, Florida, Quincy
  • The Organized Social Life of the Retired: Two Florida Communities.
    Webber, Irving L. (1954)
    American Journal of Sociology 59:4: 340-346.

    Analyzes 2 1951 data sets from senior citizens in Orlando & West Palm Beach, Florida; shows much of their social participation to occur in churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Social participation; United States, Florida, West Palm Beach; United States, Florida, Orlando
  • The Mennonites of Sarasota, Florida.
    Scott, Jr., Taylor Carver (1949)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Florida.

    Associated Search Terms: Mennonite, U.S.A.; United States, Florida, Sarasota
  • Catholic Fertility in Florida. Differential Fertility Among 4,891 Florida Catholic Families.
    Coogan, Thomas Francis (1946)
    Washington: Catholic University of America Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Florida; Fertility
  • Catholics and the Practice of the Faith. A Census Study of the Diocese of Saint Augustine.
    Kelly, George A. (1946)
    Washington: Catholic University of America Press.

    Presents 1944 interview data on background variables & indicators of religious activity in the Catholic Diocese of Saint Augustine, Florida.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Practice; United States, Florida, Saint Augustine
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