The Resource Elusive togetherness : church groups trying to bridge America's divisions, Paul Lichterman, (electronic book)

Elusive togetherness : church groups trying to bridge America's divisions, Paul Lichterman, (electronic book)

Label
Elusive togetherness : church groups trying to bridge America's divisions
Title
Elusive togetherness
Title remainder
church groups trying to bridge America's divisions
Statement of responsibility
Paul Lichterman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Many scholars and citizens alike have counted on civic groups to create broad ties that bind society. Some hope that faith-based civic groups will spread their reach as government retreats. Yet few studies ask how, if at all, civic groups reach out to their wider community. Can religious groups--long central in civic America--create broad, empowering social ties in an unequal, diverse society? Over three years, Paul Lichterman studied nine liberal and conservative Protestant-based volunteering and advocacy projects in a mid-sized American city. He listened as these groups tried to cr
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Lichterman, Paul
Dewey number
306.60973
Index
index present
LC call number
HN65
LC item number
.L455 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
Series statement
Princeton studies in cultural sociology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religion and social problems
  • Social action
  • Voluntarism
  • Associations, institutions, etc.
  • Small groups
Label
Elusive togetherness : church groups trying to bridge America's divisions, Paul Lichterman, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-323) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In search of the social spiral -- Studying the social spiral -- Networkers and volunteers reaching out -- Crying out : social critics -- Christ-like care : social servants -- A social spiral winds outward : partners -- Doing things with religion in local civic life -- Doing things together : lessons from religious community service groups -- Theory and evidence in a study of religious community service groups
Control code
ebr10522531
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 331 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Elusive togetherness : church groups trying to bridge America's divisions, Paul Lichterman, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-323) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In search of the social spiral -- Studying the social spiral -- Networkers and volunteers reaching out -- Crying out : social critics -- Christ-like care : social servants -- A social spiral winds outward : partners -- Doing things with religion in local civic life -- Doing things together : lessons from religious community service groups -- Theory and evidence in a study of religious community service groups
Control code
ebr10522531
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 331 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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