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The Resource Elusive Togetherness : Church Groups Trying to Bridge America's Divisions

Elusive Togetherness : Church Groups Trying to Bridge America's Divisions

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Elusive Togetherness : Church Groups Trying to Bridge America's Divisions
Title
Elusive Togetherness
Title remainder
Church Groups Trying to Bridge America's Divisions
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Subject
Genre
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 create bridg
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Lichterman, Paul
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Religion and social problems
  • Social action
  • Voluntarism
  • Associations, institutions, etc.
  • Small groups
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Associations, institutions, etc
  • Religion and social problems
  • Small groups
  • Social action
  • Voluntarism
  • United States
Label
Elusive Togetherness : Church Groups Trying to Bridge America's Divisions
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One: In Search of the Social Spiral; Chapter Two: Studying the Social Spiral; Chapter Three: Networkers and Volunteers Reaching Out; Chapter Four: Crying Out: Social Critics; Chapter Five: Christ-like Care: Social Servants; Chapter Six: A Social Spiral Winds Outward: Partners; Chpater Seven: Doing Things with Religion in Local Civic Life; Chapter Eight: Doing Things Together: Lessons from Religious Community Service Groups; Appendices
  • APPENDIX I: Theory and Evidence in a Study of Religious Community Service GroupsAPPENDIX II: Studying Customs; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
ocn769344470
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (348 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283380034
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttwg58
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769344470
Label
Elusive Togetherness : Church Groups Trying to Bridge America's Divisions
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One: In Search of the Social Spiral; Chapter Two: Studying the Social Spiral; Chapter Three: Networkers and Volunteers Reaching Out; Chapter Four: Crying Out: Social Critics; Chapter Five: Christ-like Care: Social Servants; Chapter Six: A Social Spiral Winds Outward: Partners; Chpater Seven: Doing Things with Religion in Local Civic Life; Chapter Eight: Doing Things Together: Lessons from Religious Community Service Groups; Appendices
  • APPENDIX I: Theory and Evidence in a Study of Religious Community Service GroupsAPPENDIX II: Studying Customs; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
ocn769344470
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (348 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283380034
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttwg58
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769344470

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