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  • Dixie Dharma: Inside a Buddhist Temple in the American South.
    Wilson, Jeff (2012)
    Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

    Ethnography of a Buddhist Sangha in Richmond, Virginia, that includes 5 distinct groups: Pure Land, Zen, Vipassana, Tibetan, & Meditative Inquiry.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Virginia, Richmond; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Participant observation
  • Building Bridges and Bonds: Generating Social Capital in Secular and Faith-based Poverty-to-work Programs.
    Lockhart, William H. (2005)
    Sociology of Religion 66:1: 45-60.

    Based on interviews & observation at poverty-to-work programs in Raleigh, North Carolina, & Richmond, Virginia; faith-based social services add congregation-based social bonds to other kinds of social capital.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Virginia, Richmond; Social capital; United States, North Carolina, Raleigh; Social services
  • The Case for Secular Assimilation? The Latino Experience in Richmond, Virginia.
    Cavalcanti, H.B., and Debra Schleef (2005)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 44:4: 473-483.

    Analyzes interview data from Latino Americans in Richmond; those with no religion had the highest assimilation scores.

    Associated Search Terms: Atheist, U.S.A.; Latino Americans; Migrant; United States, Virginia, Richmond; Assimilation
  • Let Your Life Speak: A Study of Politics, Religion, and Antinuclear Weapons Activism.
    Holsworth, Robert (1989)
    Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

    Examines faith-based antinuclear weapon activism in Richmond, Virginia, 1981-86.

    Associated Search Terms: Activism; United States, Virginia, Richmond; Community study; Social movement; Politics, U.S.A.; Peace/war
  • Religion, Health and Healing: Findings from a Southern City.
    Johnson, Daniel M., J. Sherwood Williams, and David G. Bromley (1986)
    Sociological Analysis 47;1: 66-73.

    analyzes 1984 telephone interview data from Richmond, Virginia; focuses on self-reported healings.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Virginia, Richmond; Medical; Healing
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