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  • African Pentecostals in Catholic Europe. The Politics of Presence in the Twenty-First Century.
    Butticci, Annalisa (2016)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press

    Participant observation of African Pentecostal worship in Ital; in practice they parallel Catholicism in their sacramental materiality--especially that of folk Catholicism. The worship also establishes a anti-structure a term the author does not use.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Prejudice, racial; Popular Catholicism; Pentecostal, Italy; Participant observation; Minority; Material culture; Materiality; Relic; Art; Italy; Migrant; Anti-structure; Catholic, Italy; Certeau, Michel de; Competition; Experience; Folk religion; Gramsci, Antonio; African Italians
  • Journeys to the Goddess: Pilgrimage and Tourism in the New Age.
    Rountree, Kathryn (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 33-60.

    Focus on the meaning of pilgrimage to goddess worship visitation sites in Crete, Malta, & Turkey.

    Associated Search Terms: Anti-structure; Liminality; Feminism; Pilgrimage; Goddess; Communitas; Neopagan
  • Streets of Glory: Church and Community in a Black Urban Neighborhood.
    McRoberts, Omar M. (2003)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Urban; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Activism; Ritual; Communitas; Anti-structure; Participant observation; Migrant
  • Explaining the Relationship Between Christian Religion and Anti-semitism in the Netherlands.
    Konig, Ruben, Rob Eisinga, and Peer Scheepers (2000)
    Review of Religious Research 41:3: 373-393.

    Analyzes 1990-91 Dutch survey data; the relationship of Christian religion to anti-semitism was largely spurious for religious prejudice, but religion made secular anti-semitism more plausible. Local, narrow perspectives were most important.

    Associated Search Terms: Netherlands; Prejudice, anti-Semitism; Plausibility structure
  • I-Sight, the World of Rastafari: An Interpretive Sociological Account of Rastafarian Ethics.
    Johnson-Hill, Jack A. (1995)
    Metuchen, New Jersey: Scarecrow Press.

    Focuses on poetry informed by participant observation data.

    Associated Search Terms: Anti-structure; Phenomenology; Communitas; Liminality; Symbol; Literature; Jamaica; Rastafarian, Jamaica; Life world
  • Japanese Religion and Society. Paradigms of Structure and Change.
    Davis, Winston (1992)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Itoen; Anti-structure; Rebellion; New religions; Christian, Japan; Secularization; Historical; Pilgrimage; Buddhist, Japan; Modernization; Motive; Japan; Syncretism; Shinto; Protestant Ethic; Civil religion
  • Ritual, Anti-structure, and Religion: A Discussion of Victor Turner's Processual Symbolic Analysis.
    Deflem, Mathieu (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 30:1: 1-25.

    Associated Search Terms: Anti-structure; Turner, Victor; Ritual
  • A Phenomenological Transformation of the Social Scientific Study of Religion.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (1985)
    New York & Bern: Peter Lang.

    Associated Search Terms: Phenomenology; Weber, Max; Ritual; Typology; Moral; Conversion; Latin America; Anti-structure; Cognitive distortion; Pietist (mentality); Definition of religion
  • "Shaking Is No Foolish Play": An Anthropological Perspective on the American Shakers--Person, Time, Space, and Dance Ritual.
    Youngerman, Suzanne (1983)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Columbia University. [DA 44:12 A, p. 3738]

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Ritual; Anti-structure; Symbol; Shaker
  • Religious Deprogramming and Subjective Reality.
    Kim, Byong-suh (1979)
    Sociological Analysis 40:3: 197-207.

    Based on participant observation & interviews; proposes an analysis based on the subject's interaction with significant others to develop identity & plausibility change.

    Associated Search Terms: Identity; Plausibility structure; Anti-cult movement; Conversion; Participant observation
  • The Sacralization of Disorder: Symbolism in Rock Music.
    Martin, Bernice (1979)
    Sociological Analysis 40:2: 87-124.

    Applies Victor Turner's concepts of liminality, anti-structure, & communitas to rock music; observes class tensions.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Symbol; Stratification; Youth culture; Communitas; Anti-structure
  • The Ritual Process: Structure and Anti-Structure.
    Turner, Victor (1969)
    Chicago: Aldine.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Anti-structure
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