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  • "Baba has come to civilize us": Developmental idealism and framing the strict demands of the Brahma Kumaris.
    McKendry-Smith, Emily (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:4: 698-716.

    Based on 2008-09 interviews with 47 women who attended Brahma Kumari centers in Nepal, as well as participation observation in the centers. The women accepted strict practices that seemed modern but not celibacy, which did not seem modern.

    Associated Search Terms: Brahma Kumari, Nepal; Celibacy; Frame alignment; Modern; Nepal; New religions; Participant observation; Strictness
  • Estableciendo puentes: Articulación de significados y acomodación social en moviementos religiones en el Cono Sur.
    Frigerio, Alejandro (1999)
    Alteridades 18: 5-18.

    Sees Afro-Brazilian religions in Argentina proactively engaging in frame alignment rather than simply accommodating to a new host society.

    Associated Search Terms: Accommodation; Frame alignment; Africanist, Argentina; Argentina
  • Frame Alignment and Strategic Evolution in Social Movements: The Case of Sun Myung Moon's Unification Church.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr. (1998)
    In Anson Shupe and Bronislaw Misztal (eds.) Religion, Mobilization, and Scoial Action. Westport, connecticut: Praeger, pp. 197-215.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Change; Frame alignment; Unification Church
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