Sacred assemblies and civic engagement: how religion matters for America's newest immigrants

Introduction -- Purity and protest : sectarianism and immigrant civic engagement -- Locating the moral authority of immigrant congregations -- The moral projects of immigrant congregations -- "Making it in America" : occupational and economic adaptation in immigrant congregations -- Religi...

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Authors: Kniss, Fred Lamar 1956-; Numrich, Paul David 1952-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New Brunswick [u.a.] Rutgers University Press 2007
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Chicago / Immigrants / Religion / Religious life / Social situation
Further subjects:B Immigrants Illinois Chicago Metropolitan Area Religious life
B Immigrants Religious life Illinois Chicago Metropolitan Area
B Immigrants Social conditions Illinois Chicago Metropolitan Area
B Chicago Metropolitan Area (Ill.) Religion
B Immigrants Illinois Chicago Metropolitan Area Social conditions
B Religion and culture Illinois Chicago Metropolitan Area
B Social Participation Illinois Chicago Metropolitan Area
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Summary:Introduction -- Purity and protest : sectarianism and immigrant civic engagement -- Locating the moral authority of immigrant congregations -- The moral projects of immigrant congregations -- "Making it in America" : occupational and economic adaptation in immigrant congregations -- Religion, education, and civic tensions in immigrant congregations -- Marriage patterns in immigrant congregations : implications for social distance and group identity -- Language in immigrant congregations : religious and civic considerations -- Individual engagement : citizenship in immigrant religions -- Organizational engagement : the ecology of immigrant congregations -- When and how religion matters for immigrant civic engagement
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0813541719