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Religion and social justice for immigrants [electronic resource] / edited by Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo.

Contributor(s): Hondagneu-Sotelo, Pierrette.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xii, 242 p.).ISBN: 0813539080 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0813539099 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780813539089 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780813539096 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780813540115 (electronic bk.); 0813540119 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Church work with immigrants -- United States | Immigrants -- Religious life -- United States | Social justice -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Social justice -- Religious aspects | Christianity and justice | Religion and justice | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects | Electronic books | United States -- Emigration and immigration | RELIGION -- Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict | USA -- Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System | Einwanderer | Religion | Soziale GerechtigkeitGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Religion and social justice for immigrants.DDC classification: 200.86/9120973 Online resources: EBSCOhost | EBSCOhost
Contents:
Religion and a standpoint theory of immigrant social justice / Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo -- Liberalism, religion, and the dilemma of immigrant rights in American political culture / Rhys H. Williams -- Religion, civic engagement, and immigrant politics -- The moral minority : race, religion, and conservative politics in Asian America / Janelle S. Wong with Jane Naomi Iwamura -- Finding places in the nation : immigrant and indigenous Muslims in America / Karen Leonard -- Faith-based, multiethnic tenant organizing : the Oak Park story / Russell Jeung -- Bringing Mexican immigrants into American faith-based social justice and civic cultures / Joseph M. Palacios -- Faith, fear, and fronteras : challenges at the U.S.-Mexico border -- The church vs. the state : borders, migrants, and human rights / Jacqueline Maria Hagan -- Serving Christ in the borderlands : faith workers respond to border violence / Cecilia Menj�ivar -- Religious reenactment on the line : a genealogy of political religious hybridity / Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Genelle Gaudinez, and Hector Lara -- Faith-based nongovernmental organizations -- Welcoming the stranger : constructing an interfaith ethic of refuge / Stephanie J. Nawyn -- The Catholic Church's institutional responses to immigration : from supranational to local engagement / Margarita Mooney -- Beyond ethnic and national imagination : toward a Catholic theology of U.S. immigration / Gioacchino Campese -- Caodai exile and redemption : a new Vietnamese religion's struggle for identity / Janet Hoskins.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 210-228) and index.

Part I. Diverse approaches to faith and social justice for immigrants -- Religion and a standpoint theory of immigrant social justice / Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo -- Liberalism, religion, and the dilemma of immigrant rights in American political culture / Rhys H. Williams -- Part II. Religion, civic engagement, and immigrant politics -- The moral minority : race, religion, and conservative politics in Asian America / Janelle S. Wong with Jane Naomi Iwamura -- Finding places in the nation : immigrant and indigenous Muslims in America / Karen Leonard -- Faith-based, multiethnic tenant organizing : the Oak Park story / Russell Jeung -- Bringing Mexican immigrants into American faith-based social justice and civic cultures / Joseph M. Palacios -- Part III. Faith, fear, and fronteras : challenges at the U.S.-Mexico border -- The church vs. the state : borders, migrants, and human rights / Jacqueline Maria Hagan -- Serving Christ in the borderlands : faith workers respond to border violence / Cecilia Menj�ivar -- Religious reenactment on the line : a genealogy of political religious hybridity / Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Genelle Gaudinez, and Hector Lara -- Part IV. Faith-based nongovernmental organizations -- Welcoming the stranger : constructing an interfaith ethic of refuge / Stephanie J. Nawyn -- The Catholic Church's institutional responses to immigration : from supranational to local engagement / Margarita Mooney -- Part V. Theology, redemption, and justice -- Beyond ethnic and national imagination : toward a Catholic theology of U.S. immigration / Gioacchino Campese -- Caodai exile and redemption : a new Vietnamese religion's struggle for identity / Janet Hoskins.

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