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  • Studying digital Hinduism.
    Scheifinger, Heinz (2016)
    In Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor and Suha Shakkour (eds.) Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 71-81.

    Argues for a comparison of in situ prayers & internet prayers, & using both traditional ethnography & online methods.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Internet; Hindu; Globalization; Ethics; Comparative; Methods; Rational choice theory; Methodology
  • Mystical Science and Practical Religion. Muslim, Hindu and Sikh Discourse on Science and Technology.
    Cimino, Richard (2014)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield/Lexington.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Islam; Hindu; Science; Sikh
  • From Yoga to Kabbalah. Religious Exoticism and the Logics of Bricolage.
    Altglas, Véronique (2014)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Bricolage operates through a quest for the exotic, which is defined fro some non-foreign base & is thus a form of estrangement. Based on 1999-2005 field work at Siddha Yoga & Sivananda centers in London & Paris, & with neo-Hindu groups in Britain; & 2007-2010 field work at Kabbalah Centers in Paris, London, Rio de Janeiro, & Tel Aviv.

    Associated Search Terms: Kabbalah; Jewish, Kabbalist, Israel; Bricolage; Jewish, Kabbalist, Great Britain; Jewish, Kabbalist, France; Hare Krishna, Great Britain; Hindu, Sivananda; Hindu, Siddha Yoga; Dialectic; Deterritorialization
  • Secularism and Religion in Multi-faith Societies. The Case of India.
    Sen, Ragini, Wolfgang Wagner, and Caroline Howarth (2014)
    Dordrecht: Springer.

    Based on open-ended interviews from a purpose sample of Hindu & Muslim young adult Indians. Secularism was understood as peaceful pluralism &, by the authors, as a form of social capital.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; Hindu, India; India; Islam, India; Young adults; Minority; Conflict; Secularism; Social capital; Politics, India
  • Hinduism at work in Queens.
    Weiner, Matthew (2013)
    In Richard Cimino, Nadia A. Mian, and Weishan Huang (eds.) Ecologies of Faith in New York City. The Evolution of Religious Institutions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, pp. 220-240.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Biography; Hindu, U.S.A.
  • What is American about American Hinduism? Hindu umbrella organizations in the U.S. in comparative perspective.
    Kurien, Prema A. (2012)
    In John Zavos, Pralay Kanungo, Deepa Reddy, Maya Warrier, and Raymond Brady Williams (eds.) Public Hinduisms. Los Angeles: Sage, pp. 90-111.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, U.S.A.
  • Religion as the Source of the Self: Max Weber's Hypothesis.
    Farris, Sara R. (2012)
    Social Compass 59:1: 34-51.

    Traces the theme of individual & person in Weber's sociology of religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Hindu; Jewish; Weber, Max; Confucian
  • Religion and sexual behaviors: Understanding the influence of Islamic cultures and religious affiliation for explaining sex outside marriage.
    Adamczyk, Amy, and Brittany E. Hayes (2012)
    American Sociologial Review 77:5: 723-746.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu; Sexual deviance; Sexual activity; Islam; Christian; Jewish
  • Explaining Differences in Philanthropic Behavior between Christians, Muslims, and Hindus in the Netherlands.
    Carabain, Christine L., and René Bekers (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 53:4: 419-440.

    Analyzes 2008 Dutch interview data. Community orientation, communal worship orientation, & beliefs affect giving patterns. Dutch Hindus have more secular & less religious giving levels, Dutch Muslims more religious & less secular.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Netherlands; Altruism; Belief; Contributions; Hindu, Netherlands; Netherlands; Protestant, Netherlands; Indian Dutch; Catholic, Netherlands
  • Hindu, Muslim and Sikh young adults: Gendered practices in the negotiation of sexuality and relationship.
    Page, Sarah-Jane, and Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip (2012)
    In Peter Nynäs and Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip (eds.) Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, pp. 51-69.

    Based on online questionnaire data, some follow-up interviews, & some video diaries of mostly South Asian young adults (aged 18-25) in Great Britain who identified themselves as Hindu Muslim, or Sikh.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Youth; Islam, Great Britain; Sikh, Great Britain; Gender; Hindu, Great Britain; Lived religion
  • Du don au paiement rituel. L'echange en question.
    Jamous, Raymond (2011)
    Archives de sciences socales des religions 154: 179-197.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Gift; Hindu, India; Exchange
  • Hinduism in India and Congregational Forms: Influences of Modernization and Social Networks.
    Stroope, Samuel (2011)
    Religions 2:4: 676-692. www.mdpi.com/journal/religions

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Network; India; Congregation; Hindu, India
  • Preserving Ethnicity through Religion in America. Korean Protestants and Indian Hindus across Generations.
    Min, Pyong Gap (2010)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Hindu immigrant religion in the U.S.A. supports ethnic identity because of its close identity with it while Korean Protestantism undermines it. Based largely on telephone & face-to-face interviews with representative samples.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Korean Americans; Indian Americans; United States, New York, New York; Identity; Hindu, U.S.A.; Generations; Ethnic; Comparative
  • The God Market: How Globalization Is Making India More Hindu.
    Nanda, Meera (2009)
    New York: Random House.

    Associated Search Terms: India; Hindu, India; Globalization
  • Templeisation: Continuity and change of Hindu traditions in Diaspora.
    Baumann, Martin (2009)
    Journal of Religion in Europe 2: 149-179.

    Associated Search Terms: Temple; Hindu, Europe; Diaspora
  • The Uses of Max Weber. Legitimation and Amnesia in Buddhology, South Asian History, and Anthropological Practice Theory.
    Gellner, David N. (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 48-62.

    Clarifies Weber's work on Hindu religion, noting inaccuracies in the translation of The Religion of India.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist; Hindu; Weber, Max
  • Becoming a "faith community": British Hindus, identity, and the politics of representation.
    Knott, Kim (2009)
    Journal of Religion in Europe 2: 85-114.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, Great Britain; Great Britain
  • Religion and Modernity Worldwide.
    Hefner, Robert W. (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 152-171.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal; Islam; Hindu; Globalization; Nationalism; Change
  • Hindus' Evaluations of Hindus and Muslims: Religious Leaders and Pilgrims at the Magh Mela.
    Ruback, R. Barry; Neena Kohli; and Janak Pandey (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:2: 375-385.

    Interviews with religious leaders & pilgrims show belief was associated with favoring Hindus & practice to negative views of Muslims.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Hindu, India; India; Practice; Prejudice, religious
  • Convert, Revert, Pervert.
    Pace, Enzo (2009)
    In Guiseppe Giordan (ed.) Conversion in the Age of Pluralism. Leiden: Brill, pp. 189-212.

    Typology, corresponding to Weber's types of legitimacy; rituals of return as evidence of conversion being a system-level phenomenon.

    Associated Search Terms: Return; Ritual; Conversion; System; Hindu, Arya Samaj; Jewish, Lubavitcher; India; Hindu, India
  • Manejos da religião, da etnicidade e recursos de classe na construção de uma cultura migratória transnacional.
    Bastos, Susana Pereira (2009)
    Análise Social 190: 43-69.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Migrant; Mozambique; Stratification; Indian British; Hindu, Mozambique; Islam, Mozambique
  • Are Religious People More Prosocial? A Quasi-experimental Study with Madrasah Pupils in a Rural Community in India.
    Ahmed, Ali M. (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:2: 368-374.

    Using game experiments, studying to enter the clergy were more co-oeprative & generous than other students.

    Associated Search Terms: Game theory; Hindu, India; Seminarians; India, Uttar Pradesh, Nowganwan; Altruism
  • Seekership, spirituality and self-discovery: Ayurveda students in Britain.
    Warrier, Maya (2008)
    Asian Medicine: Tradition and Modernity 4: 423-451.

    Associated Search Terms: Self; Spirituality; Great Britain; Hindu, Great Britain; Medical; Seeker
  • Indian Gurus and the Quest for Self-Perfection Among the Educated Middle-Class.
    Altglas, Véronique (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation Goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 211-233.

    Based on field work in France & Great Britain; highlights adaptations made in the religious goods.

    Associated Search Terms: Yoga, France; Siddha Yoga, France; Sivananda, Great Britain; Hindu, Great Britain; Adaptation; France; Participant observation; Hindu, France; Religious goods; Great Britain
  • A Place at the Multicultural Table: The Development of an American Hinduism.
    Kurien, Prema A. (2007)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, U.S.A.; Migrant
  • Religion and the New Immigrants. How Faith Communities Form Our Newest Citizens.
    Foley, Michael W., and Dean R. Hoge (2007)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on participant observation & a survey of ethnic religious organizations; emphasizes the various levesl of civic engagement.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Congregationalism; Activism; United States, District of Columbia, Washington; Social services; Indian Americans; Assimilation; Parish; Sikh, U.S.A.; Network; Social capital; Islam, U.S.A.; Korean Americans; Polity; Hindu, U.S.A.; Salvadoran Americans; Civic skills; Identity; Organization
  • Mr. President, Why Do You Exclude Us from Your Prayers?: Hindus Challenge American Pluralism.
    Kurien, Prema A. (2006)
    In Stephen Prothro (ed.) A Nation of Religions: The Politics of Pluralism in Multireligious America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, pp. 119-138.

    Associated Search Terms: Pluralism; United States; Hindu, U.S.A.
  • Migrant Religiousness and Social Incorporation: Tamil Hindus from Sri Lanka in Germany.
    Baumann, Martin, and Kurt Salentin (2006)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 21:3: 297-323.

    Religion hinders assimilation but not inter-ethnic interaction. Some 8.1% of respondents identify themselves as both Hindu & Catholic.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lankan Germans; Germany; Syncretism; Assimilation; Hindu, Germany; Tamil
  • Religion and Maintenance of Ethnicity among Immigrants: A Comparison of Indian Hindus and Korean Protestants.
    Min, Pyong Gap (2006)
    In Karen Leonard (ed.) Immigant Faith: Transforming Religious Life in America. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 99-122.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, U.S.A.; Ethnic; Indian Americans; Korean Americans; Migrant
  • The Goddess Lives in Upstate New York: Breaking Convention and Making Home at a North American Hindu Temple.
    Dempsey, Corinne G. (2006)
    Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Ethnography of a Srividya tradition temple of Devi.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Hindu, U.S.A.; United States, New York, Rochester
  • Le Nouvel Hindouisme Occidental.
    Altglas, Véronique (2005)
    Paris: CNRS Editions.

    Associated Search Terms: Divine Life Society (Hindu); Convert; Hindu; Hindu, France; Ramakrishna; France
  • Being young, brown, and Hindu: The identity struggles of second generation Indian Americans.
    Kurien, Prema A. (2005)
    Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 34: 434-469.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, U.S.A.; Identity; Participant observation; Generations
  • Organising Hindu temples in Europe. The case of Tamil migrants from Sri Lanka.
    Baumann, Martin (2004)
    In Christoph Kleine, Monika Schrimpf, and Katja Triplett (eds.) Unterwegs neue Pfade in der Religionswissenschaft. Festschrift in Honour of Michael pye on His 65th Birthday. Munich: Biblion.

    Associated Search Terms: Temple; Sri Lankan Europeans; Hindu, Europe; Migrant
  • Frau, Gemeinschaft und Nation: eine historische Entwicklungslinie hinduistischer Identitätspolitik.
    Sarkar, Tanika (2004)
    Soziale Welt 55:15: 231-247.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Politics, India; Identity; India; Hindu, India
  • Multiculturalism, Immigrant Religion, and Diasporic Nationalism: The Development of an American Hinduism.
    Kurien, Prema A. (2004)
    Social Problems 51:3: 362-385.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Pluralism; Migrant; Indian Americans; Hindu, U.S.A.
  • Paradoxes of Media-reflected Religiosity among Hindu Indians.
    Nimbark, Ashakant (2004)
    In Tony Carnes and Fengang Yang (eds.) Asian American Religions. The Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries. New York: New York University Press, pp. 98-111.

    Content analysis of Indian ethnic media in New York City & ethnography at Hindu temples there.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Media; Participant observation; Content analysis; Hindu, U.S.A.; Indian Americans; United States, New York, New York
  • Staking a claim on American-ness: Hindu temples in the United States.
    Gupta, Himanee (2003)
    In Paul Spickard (ed.) Revealing the Sacred in Asian & Pacific America. New York:Routledge, pp. 193-208.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, U.S.A.
  • The Shakti Power. The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University: An Idea of Female Leadership.
    Koscianska, Agnieszka (2003)
    In Lech Mroz and Zofia Sokolewicz (eds.) Between Tradition and Postmodernity. Polish Ethnography at the Turn of the Millennium. Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Dig, pp. 81-93.

    Associated Search Terms: Poland; Hindu, Poland; Participant observation
  • Processes of secularization in contemporary India: Guru faith in the Mata Amritanandamayi Mission.
    Warrier, Maya (2003)
    Modern Asian Studes 37:1: 423-451.

    Associated Search Terms: Charities; Hindu, India; India, Kerala; Secularization
  • The Production of Hindu-Muslim Violence in Contemporary India.
    Brass, Paul R. (2003)
    Seattle: University of Washington Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Violence; Conflict; India; Hindu, India; Islam, India
  • The Social Integration of Practitioners of non-Western Religions in the United States.
    Wuthnow, Robert, and Conrad Hackett (2003)
    Journal for the scientific Study of Religion 42:4: 651-667.

    Analyzes 2000 survey data from English-speaking Americans in non-western religions. Their social profile resembles that of American Jews.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Integration (social); Education; Jewish, U.S.A.; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Hindu, U.S.A.
  • Incomparables ou Vrais Jumeaux? Les Renonçants dans l'Hindouisme et dans l'Islam.
    Gaborieau, Marc (2002)
    Annales 2002:1: 71-92.

    Associated Search Terms: Comparative; Hindu; Renouncer; Islam
  • Guardians of the Transcendent: An Ethnography of a Jain Ascetic Community.
    Vallely, Anne (2002)
    Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

    Associated Search Terms: India, Ladnun; Jain, India; Hindu, India
  • Arya Samaj Movement: A Study of Socio-Religious Consciousness in Western Uttar Pradesh.
    Singh, K.P. (2002)
    Lucknow: Tarun Prakasham.

    Associated Search Terms: India, Uttar Pradesh State; Hindu, Arya Samaj
  • Religion and the Decision to Use Contraception in India.
    Iyer, Sriya (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:4: 711-722.

    Analyzes interview data from a locale in the south of India where Muslims have larger families than Hindus.

    Associated Search Terms: India, Karnataka, Ramanagaram; Islam, India; Hindu, India; Birth control
  • Religion and Politics in India. The Emergence of Hindu Nationalism and the Bharatiya Janata Party.
    Sahu, Sunil K. (2002)
    In Ted Gerard Jelen and Clyde Wilcox (eds.) Religion and Politics in Comparative Perspective. New York: Cambridge University Preess, pp. 243-265.

    Associated Search Terms: Nationalism; Islam, India; Hindu, India; India; Sikh, India; Politics, India
  • Religious Diversity in America: The Emergence of Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, and others.
    Smith, Tom W. (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:3: 577-585.

    Presents survey data; shows small but growing percentages of non-Christian religions in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, U.S.A.; Islam, U.S.A.; Buddhist, U.S.A.; United States
  • L'implantation du néo-hindouisme en Occident.
    Altglas, Véronique (2001)
    In Jean Pierre Bastian, Françoise Champion, and K. Rousselet (eds.) La Globalisation du religieux. Paris: Harmattan, pp. 49-60.

    Associated Search Terms: Globalization; Hindu, Globalization; Hindu
  • The Anthropology of Buddhism and Hinduism: Weberian Themes.
    Gellner, David N. (2001)
    Delhi: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist; Hindu
  • The Ethical Irrationality of the World: Weber and Hindu Ethics.
    Mehta, Pratap Bhanu (2001)
    Critical Horizons 2: 203-225.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Moral; Hindu; Rationality
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