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Filipino American Faith in Action: Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagement

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez


Filipinos are now the second largest Asian American immigrant group in the United States, with a population larger than Japanese Americans and Korean Americans combined. Surprisingly, there is little published on Filipino Americans and their religion, or the ways in which their religious traditions may influence the broader culture in which they are becoming established. This book draws on interviews, survey data, and participant observation to shed light on this large immigrant community. It explores Filipino American religious institutions as essential locations for empowerment and civic eng ... More

Keywords: Filipinos, Asian American immigrants, Filipino Americans, religion, migrant community

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780814731963
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814731963.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez, author