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  • Faith agaisnt the storm: Filipino immigrant mobilizations for Hurricane Katrina evacuees.
    Cherry, Stephen M., and Amy Lucas (2016)
    Social Compass 63:3: 354-371.

    Based on 2007-10 participant observation, interviews, and survey data from Filipino Americans in Houston. Involvement in religious organizations facilitated Houston Filipino volunteers in assisting Filipinos displaced from New Orleans and elsewhere on the Gulf Coast by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Texas, Houston; Voluntary action research; Volunteering; Disaster; Filipino Americans
  • My friend is gay, but... The effects of social contact on Christian Evangelicals' beliefs about gays and lesbians.
    Baker, Ashley A., and Sarah R. Brauner-Otto (2015)
    Review of Religious Research 57:2: 239-268.

    Analyzes 2001-13 telephone interview data from Houston. Evangelicals are more likely to say homosexual behavior is wrong, even if they have one or more gay friends.

    Associated Search Terms: Contact theory; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Homosexuality; United States, Texas, Houston
  • Faith, Family, and Filipino American Community Life.
    Cherry, Stephen M. (2014)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Civic engagement; Family; United States, Texas, Houston; Filipino Americans; Catholic, U.S.A.; Migrant
  • Lone Star Muslims. Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas.
    Afzal, Ahmed (2014)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on field work in a Houston suburb; retailers adde3d Muslim religious goods to their inventories. Ismaili Islam facilitated a work ethic. One chapter deals with the use of Islam & South Asian culture as a resource for gay men.

    Associated Search Terms: Mobility (vertical); Assimilation; Economic; Migrant; Homosexuality; Pakistani Americans; Participant observation; Transnational; United States, Texas, Houston; Urban; Ismaili, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Media
  • Motivating civic engagement: In-group versus out-group service orientations among Mexican Americans in religious and nonreligious organizations.
    Ecklund, Elaine Howard, Celina Davila, Michael O. Emerson, Samuel Kye, and Esther Chan (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 73:3: 370-391.

    Compares religious & ethnic civic organizations; the latter have more bridging capital. Based on 2008-09 interviews and participant observation in Houston. The religious organizations were parishes.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Houston; Civic engagement; Mexican Americans; Migrant; Participant observation; Social capital
  • From an informal to a transnational Muslim heritage economy: Transformations in the Pakistani ethnic economy in Houston, Texas.
    Afzal, Ahmed (2010)
    Urban Anthropology (Specal Issue: Informal Economies) 39:4:397-424.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; United States, Texas, Houston; Pakistani Americans; Islam, U.S.A.
  • Understanding community-based disaster response: Houston's religious congregations and Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.
    Holcombe, Emily (2007)
    In D.L. Brunsma, D. Overfelt, and J.S. Picou (eds.) The Sociology of Katrina. Perspectives on a Modern Catastrphe. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 107-122.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaster; United States, Texas, Houston
  • People of the Dream. Multiracial Congregations in the United States.
    Emerson, Michael O., with Rodney M. Woo (2006)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Highlights a multicultural Baptist congregation in Houston. Analyzes key-informant data from a sample of congregations for factors predicting diversity.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Houston; Race; Parish; Diversity
  • Religious Diversity and Social Integration among Asian Americans in Houston.
    Klineberg, Stephen L. (2004)
    In Tony Carnes and Fengang Yang (eds.) Asian American Religions. The Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries. New York: New York University Press, pp. 247-262.

    Based on 1995 & 2002 telephone surveys.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Houston; Asian Americans; Assimilation
  • Where's the Religion? Distinguishing Faith-Based from Secular Social Service Agencies.
    Ebaugh, Helen Rose, Paula F. Pipes, Janet Saltzman Chafetz, and Martha Daniels (2003)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 42:3: 411-426.

    Based on a survey of aid-to-the-homeless agencies in Houston; religiously-based agencies identified themselves as such, relied more on volunteers, & often employed personnel sharing their own faith identities.

    Associated Search Terms: Charities; Voluntarism; Social services; United States, Texas, Houston
  • Faith-based Coalitions, Social Services, and Government Funding.
    Pipes, Paula F., and Helen Rose Ebaugh (2002)
    Sociology of Religion 63:1: 49-68.

    Most church-based social services are delivered by coalitions & other supra-congregational agencies, not by congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: State; United States, Texas, Houston; Charities
  • Religion and Community among the Elderly: The Relationship between the Religious and Secular Characteristics of their Social Networks.
    McIntosh, William Alex, Dianne Sykes, and Karen S. Kubena (2002)
    Review of Religious Research 44:2: 109-125.

    Analyzes survey data from white non-Latino senior citizens in Houston.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; United States, Texas, Houston; Network
  • Religion and the Process of Migration. A Case Study of a Maya Transnational Community.
    Hagan, Jacqueline Maria (2002)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion Across Borders. Transnational Immigrant Networks. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 75-91.

    Based on 1990s fieldwork in a Guatemala municipio & Houston; religion provides resources for migration, especially counsel.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Houston; Network; Guatemala, Totonicapan Department; Participant observation; Pentecostal, Guatemala; Transnational; Migration; Mayan
  • Chinese Christian Transnationalism. Diverse Networks of a Houston Church.
    Yang, Fenggang (2002)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion Across Borders. Transnational Immigrant Networks. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 129-148.

    Because of the national diversity of ethnic Chinese, their networks are not merely bi-national. Based on fieldwork in Houston (1997-99), Taiwan, Hong Kong, & mainland China (2000).

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical; Chinese Americans; Transnational; Network; United States, Texas, Houston; Taiwan; China
  • The Evolution of Remittances from Family to Faith. The Vietnamese Case.
    Ha, Thao (2002)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion Across Borders. Transnational Immigrant Networks. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 111-128.

    Based on interviews among Vietnamese Americans in Houston. Not trusting the Vietnamese government, respondents often sent aid to religious establishments in their homeland.

    Associated Search Terms: Remittances; United States, Texas, Houston; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Vietnamese Americans
  • Forty Years of Religion across Borders: Twilight of a Transnational Field?
    Cook, David A. (2002)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion Across Borders: Transnational Immigrant Networks. Walnut Creek, California: Altamira, pp. 51-74.

    Based on fieldwork with members of a Latino Protestant congregation in Houston who participate in transnational networks.

    Associated Search Terms: Argentina, Mendoza; Missionary; Latino Americans; Migrant; Brethren, U.S.A.; Transnational; United States, Texas, Houston; Brethren, Argentina; Diffusion
  • The Santa Cena of the Luz del Mundo Church. A Case of Contemporary Transnationalism.
    Fortuny-Loret de Mola, Patricia (2002)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion Across Border. Transnational Immigrant Networks. Walnut Creek, California: Altamira, pp. 15-50.

    Based on 1999-2000 fieldwork in the U.S. & Mexico.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Latino Americans; Luz del Mundo; Transnational; Migrant; Pentecostal, Mexico; Pentecostal, U.S.A.; United States, Texas, Houston; Mexico
  • Catholicism and Transnational Networks. Three Cases from the Monterrey-Houston Connection.
    Sandoval, Efrén (2002)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion Across Borders. Transnational Immigrant Networks. Walnut Creek, California: Altamira, pp. 93-110.

    Based on 2000 fieldwork in Monterey & Houston.

    Associated Search Terms: Transnational; Mexican Americans; Participant observation; Migration; Mexico, Monterrey; United States, Texas, Houston; Catholic, Mexico; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Immigrant Congregations as Social Service Providers: Are they Safety Nets for Welfare Reform?
    Ebaugh, Helen Rose, and Paula F. Pipes (2001)
    In Paula D. Nesbitt (ed.) Religion and Social Policy. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 95-110.

    Relatively few immigrant congregations in Houston provided social services; they facilitate access to such through informal networks.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Houston; Network; Migrant; Charities; Social services
  • Transformations in New Immigrant Religions and their Global Implications.
    Yang, Fenggang, and Helen Rose Ebaugh (2001)
    American Sociological Review 66:2: 269-288.

    Based on Houston ethnographic study. Immigrant religious communities are adopting congregational politics & ritual, returning to theological foundations to legitimate adaptations, & reaching out across ethnic lines.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Houston; Ethnic; Ritual; Pluralism; Migrant; Polity
  • Religion and Ethnicity among New Immigrants: The Impact of Majority/Minority Status in Home and Host Countries.
    Yang, Fenggang, and Helen Rose Ebaugh (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:3: 367-378.

    Based on participant observation in Houston; contrasts Chinese Buddhist immigrants, who moved from a religious majority to minority status, & Chinese Christian immigrants, who did the opposite.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Ethnic; United States, Texas, Houston; Minority; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Chinese Americans; Participant observation; Migrant
  • Dilemmas of Language in Immigrant Congregations: The Tie that Binds or the Tower of Babel?
    Ebaugh, Helen Rose, and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 41:4: 432-452.

    Based on ethnographies & focus groups--immigrant congregations in Houston.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Language; Ethnic; United States, Texas, Houston
  • Structural Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations.
    Ebaugh, Helen Rose, and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:2: 135-153.

    Congregational polity and the community center function appear in immigrant congregations in traditions that had neither in the nations of origin; but the 2 features do not necessarily occur together. Based on field studies in Houston.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Houston; Polity; Migrant; Ethnic; Parish
  • The Social Ecology of Residential Patterns and Membership in Immigrant Churches.
    Ebaugh, Helen Rose, Jennifer O'Brien, and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:1: 107-116.

    Combines ethnographic & ecological data. Ecological data show the dispersion of congregation members' homes; churches with dispersed members are not always niche congregations & those with concentrated members not always local ones lacking competition.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Houston; Participant observation; Ecology; Migrant
  • Houston Korean Ethnic Church: An Ethnic Enclave.
    Kwon, Victoria (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: Alta Mira, pp. 109-123.

    Account of an ethnic Korean church in Houston that provides an enclave in the absence of a Korean residential enclave.

    Associated Search Terms: Korean Americans; Migrant; Parish; United States, Texas, Houston; Urban
  • Al-Noor Mosque: Strength Through Unity.
    Badr, Hoda (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.), Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 193-227.

    Account of a Sunni mosque built in Houston in 1980; leaders were Indo-Pakistani.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Islam, U.S.A.; Parish; United States, Texas, Houston
  • Iglesia Cristiana Evangélica: Arriving in the Pipeline.
    Cook, David (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.), Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 171-192.

    Account of a church organized by Argentine Plymouth Brethren immigrants to Houston in 1960.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Plymouth Brethren, U.S.A.; Argentine Americans; United States, Texas, Houston; Migrant
  • Southwest Assembly of God: Whomsoever Will.
    Dorsey, Patricia (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.), Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 291-321.

    Account of a congregation organized in 1943 that changed from a largely Anglo to a diverse membership by the 1980s.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; United States, Texas, Houston; Parish; Assemblies of God, U.S.A.
  • St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church: Maturing Through the Generations.
    Gasi, Maria V. (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.), Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: Alta Mira, pp. 153-170.

    Account of a Greek Orthodox church in Houston, founded 1910.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Assimilation; Greek Americans; United States, Texas, Houston; Greek Orthodox, U.S.A.
  • Jyothi Hindu Temple: One Religion, Many Practices.
    Jacob, Simon, and Pallavi Thaku (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.), Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 229-242.

    Account of the growth of a temple established in 1979 for Indian immigrants wanting to follow customs from the south of India. Members tend to be upper middle class.

    Associated Search Terms: Indian Americans; United States, Texas, Houston; Migrant; Hindu, U.S.A.; Parish
  • Iglesia de Dios: An Extended Family.
    Sullivan, Kathleen (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 141-151.

    Account of a storefront family church of Mexican Americans in Houston.

    Associated Search Terms: Evangelical, U.S.A.; Mexican Americans; United States, Texas, Houston; Parish
  • St. Mary's Catholic Church: Celebrating Domestic Religion.
    Sullivan, Kathleen (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 125-140.

    Account of a heavily-attended Mexican American church in Houston, whose clergy represent a formal church from which the congregation is estranged.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Catholic, U.S.A.; Mexican Americans; Parish; United States, Texas, Houston
  • Chinese Gospel Church: The Sinicization of Christianity.
    Yang, Fenggang (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 89-107.

    Account of an Evangelical church founded 1975 in Houston that provides Chinese identity.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Identity; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Chinese Americans; Parish; United States, Texas, Houston
  • The His-Nan Chinese Buddhist Temple: Seeking to Americanize.
    Yang, Fenggang (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 67-87.

    Account of a temple founded in 1980 in Houston, fairly upscale & mostly of Taiwanese origin but including others, both Chinese & non-Chinese.

    Associated Search Terms: Parish; Migrant; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Chinese Americans; United States, Texas, Houston
  • Center for Vietnamese Buddhism: Recreating Home.
    Huynh, Thuan (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.), Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 45-66.

    Account of a temple founded in 1990 in Houston, serving ethnic as well as religious purposes.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Houston; Vietnamese Americans; Migrant; Parish; Buddhist, U.S.A.
  • The Zoroastrian Center: An Ancient Faith in Diaspora.
    Rustomji, Yezdi (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 243-253.

    Account of a Zarathushti (Zoroastrian) cultural center in Houston, founded in 1975. Members tend to be upper middle class.

    Associated Search Terms: Parsee Americans; Migrant; Parish; Zoroastrian, U.S.A.; United States, Texas, Houston
  • St. Catherine's Catholic Church: One Church, Parallel Congregations.
    Sullivan, Kathleen (2000)
    In Helen Rose Ebaugh and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (eds.) Religion and the New Immigrants. Continuities and Adaptations in Immigrant Congregations. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 255-289.

    Account of a multi-ethnic, largely working class immigrant Catholic parish in Houston, founded 1969. Vietnamese members were developing their own mission--a controversial project. Many parishioners are involved in a Catholic charismatic oratory.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Vietnamese Americans; Parish; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; United States, Texas, Houston; Migrant; Ethnic
  • Agents for Cultural Reproduction and Structural Change: The Ironic Role of Women in Immigrant Religious Institutions.
    Ebaugh, Helen Rose, and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (1999)
    Social Forces 78:2: 585-612.

    Based on 1997-98 ethnographies of 13 Houston, Texas, immigrant congregations; education & employment enhances resources for immigrant women assuming religious organizational roles, while men compensating for status loss imposes limits.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Women; United States, Texas, Houston
  • Entrepreneurship and Religion: Korean Immigrants in Houston, Texas.
    Kwon, Victoria Hyonchu (1997)
    New York: Garland.

    Church of immigrants largely in small business, who typically experienced downward mobility.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Houston; Mobility (vertical); Migrant; Korean Americans
  • The Structure and Functions of Cell Group Ministry in a Korean Christian Church.
    Kwon, Victoria Hyonchu, Helen Rose Ebaugh, and Jacqueline Hagan (1997)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 36:2: 247-256.

    Field work study of geographical subunits of an ethnic Korean church in Houston.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Korean Americans; United States, Texas, Houston; Parish; Cell group ministry
  • Life Crises among the Religiously Committed: Do Sectarian Differences Matter?
    Ebaugh, Helen Rose, Kathe Richman, and Janet Saltzman Chafetz (1984)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 23:1: 19-31.

    Based on interviews in Houston with Christian Scientists, Catholic charismatics, & Baha'is; the 3 define crises similarly, but react to them differently.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Adjustment; Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; Christian Science; United States, Texas, Houston; Baha´i, U.S.A.
  • Ideology and Recruitment in Religious Groups.
    Ebaugh, Helen Rose, and Sharron Lee Vaughan (1984)
    Review of Religious Research 26:2: 148-157.

    Based on 1978 interviews in Houston, with Christian Scientists, Catholic charismatics, & Baha'is; charismatics recruited actively through casual acquaintances while Christian Scientists & Baha'is operated through more primary relationships.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, U.S.A.; Conversion; United States, Texas, Houston; Christian Science; Baha´i, U.S.A.
  • Global Community: Case Study of the Houston Baha'is.
    Archer, Mary Elizabeth (1977)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Houston.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Houston; Baha´i, U.S.A.
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