Religion and the New Immigrants: How Faith Communities Form Our Newest Citizens

Religion and the New Immigrants: How Faith Communities Form Our Newest Citizens

by Michael W. Foley, Dean R. Hoge

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ISBN-13: 9780198040743
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/08/2007
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
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File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Michael W. Foley is Associate Professor of Politics at The Catholic University of America. His research has focused on grassroots organizations and nonprofits in Mexico, El Salvador, and the United States. He is co-editor of The Civil Society Reader and Beyond Tocqueville: Civil Society and the Social Capital Debate in Comparative Perspective
Dean R. Hoge is Professor of Sociology at The Catholic University of America. He has published widely on American religion, American churches, youth, and value trends. His co-authored books include International Priests in America: Challenges and Opportunities and Plain Talk about Churches and Money.

Table of Contents


Introduction     3
Becoming American     23
Profiles in Diversity     57
Sources of Social Capital     91
Immigrant Worship Communities in the Public Square     115
Building Civic Skills     151
Who We Are     181
Conclusion     215
Notes     237
References     245
Index     255

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