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Sustaining faith traditions : race, ethnicity, and religion among the Latino and Asian American second generation

Author: Carolyn Chen; Russell Jeung
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Over fifty years ago, Will Herberg theorized that future immigrants to the United States would no longer identify themselves through their races or ethnicities, or through the languages and cultures of their home countries. Rather, modern immigrants would base their identities on their religions. The landscape of U.S. immigration has changed dramatically since Herberg first published his theory. Most of today's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sustaining faith traditions.
New York : New York University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011052271
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Chen; Russell Jeung
ISBN: 9780814717370 0814717373 9780814772898 0814772897
OCLC Number: 801410555
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 271 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Religious, racial, and ethnic identities of the new second generation / Russell Jeung, Carolyn Chen, Jerry Z. Park --
The diversity-affirming Latino: ethnic options and the ethnic transcendent expression of American Latino religious identity / Gerardo Marti --
Islam is to Catholicism as teflon is to velcro: religion and culture among Muslims and Latinas / R. Stephen Warner, Elise Martel, Rhonda E. Dugan --
Second-generation Asian Americans and Judaism / Helen K. Kim, Noah Leavitt --
Second-generation Latin@ faith institutions and identity formations / Milagros Peña, Edwin I. Hernández --
Latinos and faith-based recovery from gangs / Edward Flores --
Racial insularity and ethnic faith: the emerging Korean American religious elite / Jerry Z. Park --
Second-generation Filipino American faithful: are they "praying and sending"? / Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III --
Second-generation Korean American Christians' communities: congregational hybridity / Sharon Kim, Rebecca Y. Kim --
Second-generation Chinese Americans: the familism of the nonreligious / Russell Jeung --
"I would pay homage, not go all 'bling'": Vietnamese American youth reflect on family and religious life / Linda Ho Peché --
Religion in the lives of second-generation Indian American Hindus / Khyati Y. Joshi.
Responsibility: edited by Carolyn Chen and Russell Jeung.
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"a well cited book for immigrant religion scholarship" -- Philip Conner * Sociology of Religion * "[T]he volume presents in rich empirical detail the way religion remains important in many different Read more...

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