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  • Covenant Marriage: The Movement to Reclaim Tradition in America.
    Nock, Steven, Laura Sanchez, and James Wright (2008)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Louisiana; Politics, U.S.A.; Marriage
  • La Samaritaine noire. Les Églises spirituelles noires américaines de la Nouvelle-Orléans.
    Dianteill, Erwan (2006)
    Paris: Éditions de l'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritual Baptist; United States, Louisiana, New Orleans; African Americans
  • Pride and Prejudice in New Orleans: Joseph Fichter's Southern Parish.
    Anderson, R. Bentley (2006)
    U.S. Catholic Historian 24:4: 23-46.

    Uses archival materials to recount the Church suppression of the third three volumes of Joe Fichter's study of a parish in New Orleans.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Louisiana, New Orleans; Fichter, Joseph H.
  • Were the Acadians/Cajuns (Really) 'Devout Catholics'?
    Carroll, Michael P. (2002)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences religieuses 31:3/4: 323-337.

    What limited information there is suggests gender role-playing among 19th century Acadians & Cajuns.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada; Acadians; Cajuns; United States, Louisiana; Gender
  • Christian Right as Civil Right: Covenant Marriage and a Kinder, Gentler, Moral Conservatism.
    Feld, Scott L., Katherine Brown Rosier, and Amy Manning (2002)
    Review of Religious Research 44:2: 173-183.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Louisiana; Politics, U.S.A.; Marriage; Moral
  • De Facto Congregationalism and Socioeconomic Mobility in Laotian and Vietnamese Immigrant Communities: A Study of Religious Institutions and Economic Change.
    Bankston, Carl L. III, and Min Zhou (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 41:4: 453-470.

    Organizing ethnic religious organizations in America results in a de facto congregationalism; evidence from a Vietnamese immigrant Catholic parish & a Laotian Buddhist temple in Louisiana illustrate the point.

    Associated Search Terms: Mobility (vertical); Ethnic; Polity; United States, Louisiana; Catholic, U.S.A.; Migrant; Laotian Americans; Vietnamese Americans; Buddhist, U.S.A.
  • Bayou Lotus: Theravada Buddhism in Southwestern Louisiana.
    Bankston, Carl L. III (1997)
    Sociological Spectrum 17:4: 453-472.

    Alteration in the transplanted religion helped immigrants assimilate.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Assimilation; Participant observation; United States, Louisiana, New Iberia; Buddhist, Theravada, U.S.A.; Laotian Americans; Identity
  • The Ethnic Church, Ethnic Identification, and the Social Adjustment of Vietnamese Adolescents.
    Bankston, Carl L. III, and Min Zhou (1996)
    Review of Religious Research 38;1: 18-37.

    Analyzes 1994 survey data from Vietnamese American high school students in New Orleans; church participation & church education enhanced ethnic identity & school performance.

    Associated Search Terms: Vietnamese Americans; Students, secondary; Practice; Education; Identity; Migrant; United States, Louisiana, New Orleans; Ethnic
  • The Politics of Myth-Making: An Analysis of the Struggle for the 'Correct' Appropriation of New Orleans.
    Fandrich, Ina Johanna (1996)
    Social Compass 43:4: 613-628.

    Analyzes the construction of positive & negative images of a legendary personage.

    Associated Search Terms: Myth; Sociology of knowledge; Women; United States, Louisiana, New Orleans; Social construction of reality; Voodoo, U.S.A.; African Americans
  • Religious Participation, Ethnic Identifiction, and the Adaptation of Vietnamese Adolescents in an Immigrant Community.
    Bankston, Carl L. III, and Min Zhou (1995)
    Sociological Quarterly 36:3: 523-534.

    1994 questionnaire data from Vietnamese high school students in New Orleans show religious participation enhances ethnic identity & thus school achievement.

    Associated Search Terms: Education; Students, secondary; United States, Louisiana, New Orleans; Ethnic; Vietnamese Americans
  • Organizational Change in the Roman Catholic Church: The Marriage Preparation Policy as a Case Study.
    Brabant, Sarah, Craig Forsyth, and Robert Gramling (1992)
    Review of Religious Research 33:3: 256-269.

    Based on 1976-82 participant observation in a Louisiana Catholic Conference committee & 1977, '80, & '86 evaluation studies of marriage preparation programs.

    Associated Search Terms: Evaluation research; Change; United States, Louisiana; Marriage; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Spiritual Churches of New Orleans: Origins, Beliefs, and Rituals of an African-American Religion.
    Jacobs, Claude F., and Andrew J. Kaslow (1991)
    Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.

    Based largely on ethnographic observation in 18 New Orleans churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Spiritualist (Christian), U.S.A..; African Americans; United States, Louisiana, New Orleans; Participant observation
  • The Transformation of the Role of Black Ministers and Black Political Organizations in Louisiana Politics.
    Hadley, C. (1987)
    In L. Moreland, R. Steed, and T. Baker (eds.), Blacks in Southern Politics. New York: Praeger pp. 133-148.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; African Americans; Clergy; United States, Louisiana
  • Religion and Regional Culture: The Changing Pattern of Religious Affiliation in the Cajun Region of Southwest Louisiana.
    Clarke, Clifford J. (1985)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 24:4: 384-395.

    Analyzes 1950-80 church membership data for trditionally Catholic southwest Louisiana; shows a slight trend toward convergence with the regional and nation.

    Associated Search Terms: Cajuns; United States, Louisiana; Regionalism; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Religion and Suicide: A Research Note on Sociology's "One Law."
    Bankston, William B., H. David Allen, and Daniel S. Cunningham (1983)
    Social Forces 62:2: 521-528.

    Analyzes 1967-79 public health data on suicide for the parishes (counties) of Louisiana; shows the proportion Catholic not consistently related inversely to suicide rates; some support is given Durkheim's cultural integration model.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Louisiana; Integration (cultural); Suicide
  • "Invisible" Religions: Some Preliminary Evidence.
    Machalek, Richard, and Michael Martin (1976)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 15:4: 311-321.

    Analyzes interview data from a Baton Rouge neighborhood; shows religion broadly defined used to address questions of ultimacy.

    Associated Search Terms: Privatization; Ultimate concerns; United States, Louisiana, Baton Rouge; Definition of religion
  • Race, Inauthenticity and Religious Cynicism.
    Denhardt, Robert B., and Jerome J. Salomone (1972)
    Phylon 33:2: 120-131.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; African Americans; United States, Louisiana; Race
  • The Fertility of White Females in New Orleans. A Comparison of Protestant and Parochial- and Secular-educated Catholics.
    Harter, Carl L., and Janice Roussel (1969)
    Milbank Memorial Fund Quarterly 47: 39-53.

    Analyzes 1965 New Orleans interview data; Catholics wanted larger families, with kind of education making little difference.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Louisiana, New Orleans; Education; Catholic, U.S.A.; Family size; Protestant, U.S.A.
  • The New Orleans Jewish Community.
    Reissman, Leonard (1962)
    Jewish Journal of Sociology 4:1: 110-123.

    Analyzes demographic & attitudinal data from a sample of known Jewish households; shows 3 subcommunities.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; United States, Louisiana, New Orleans; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • Corpus Christi: A Sociological Analysis of a Catholic Negro Parish in New Orleans.
    Palazzolo, Charles S. (1955)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Louisiana State University.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Catholic, U.S.A.; African Americans; United States, Louisiana, New Orleans
  • A Study of Some Aspects of Marital Behavior as Related to Religious Control.
    Samenfink, J. Anthony (1954)
    Marriage and Family Living 20:2: 163-169.

    Analyzes questionnaire data on attitudes toward marriage & contraception, from Acadian Catholics & others in southwest Louisiana; Catholics disagreed with some Church teachings.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Birth control; United States, Louisiana; Catholic, U.S.A.; Cajuns
  • The Church of God in Louisiana: A Sociological Study of its Structure and Function.
    Norris, M. LaVern (1952)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, Louisiana State University.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Louisiana; Church of God
  • A Comparison of Ethnic Attitudes of College Students and Middle Class Adults from the Same State.
    Prothro, E. Terry, and Oltha King Miles (1952)
    Journal of Social Psychology 36: 53-58.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Louisiana adults; focuses on ratings of African Americans, Jews, & church. Makes comparisons with similar data from Louisiana college students.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, undergraduate; Church, image of; United States, Louisiana; Prejudice
  • Southern Parish: Dynamics of a City Church.
    Fichter, Joseph H. (1951)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Louisiana, New Orleans
  • Institutional Environment and Religious Life.
    Fichter, Joseph H. (1951)
    Lumen vitae 6:1/2: 165-172.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Sex role; Age; Parish; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Louisiana, New Orleans
  • Urban Mobility and Religious Observance.
    Fichter, Joseph H. (1950)
    American Catholic Sociological Review 11:3: 130-139.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Parish; Urban; Mobility (geographical); United States, Louisiana, New Orleans
  • The Rural French-Speaking People of Quebec and South Louisiana: A Comparative Study of Social Structure and Organization with Emphasis on the Role of the Catholic Church.
    Parenton, Vernon J. (1948)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Harvard University.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Comparative; Canada, Quebec; Catholic, Canada; Rural; United States, Louisiana
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