The Role of Religion in the Origins and Adaptation of Immigrant Groups in the United States 1

@article{Hirschman2004TheRO,
  title={The Role of Religion in the Origins and Adaptation of Immigrant Groups in the United States 1},
  author={C. Hirschman},
  journal={International Migration Review},
  year={2004},
  volume={38},
  pages={1206 - 1233}
}
  • C. Hirschman
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • International Migration Review
The classical model of the role of religion in the lives of immigrants to the United States, formulated in the writings of Will Herberg and Oscar Handlin, emphasized cultural continuity and the psychological benefits of religious faith following the trauma of immigration. Although this perspective captures an important reason for the centrality of religion in most immigrant communities (but not for all immigrants), the classical model does not address the equally important socioeconomic role of… Expand
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