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  • 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 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
  • 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
  • The God Market: How Globalization Is Making India More Hindu.
    Nanda, Meera (2009)
    New York: Random House.

    Associated Search Terms: India; Hindu, India; Globalization
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • A Comparative Sociology of World Religions: Virtuosos, Priests, and Popular Religion.
    Sharot, Stephen (2001)
    New York: New York University Press.

    An updating of a Weberian treatment of elite & popular religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, medieval; Confucian; Hindu; Weber, Max; Commodification; Buddhist; Historical; Reformation; Islam; State; Taiwan; Hierocracy; India; Virtuoso; Little tradition; Jewish; Big tradition; Comparative; China; Daoist; Syncretism; Popular religion; Elite
  • Death in Banaras.
    Parry, Jonathan P. (2000)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Hindu, India; India, Banaras; Priest; Clergy role; Clergy
  • Cultural invasion from the sky: Hinduization of Indian television?
    Agrawal, Binod C. (1999)
    Sociological Bulletin 48:1/2: 269-275.

    Associated Search Terms: India; Hindu, India; Media
  • Modern Myths, Locked Minds: Secularism and Fundamentalism in India.
    Madan, T.N. (1997)
    New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalism; Hindu, India; India; Islam, India; Politics, India; Secularization; Sikh, India
  • Non-Renunciation: Themes and Interpretation of Hindu Culture.
    Madan, T.N. (1996)
    New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

    Focuses on Householder religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Householder; India; Hindu, India
  • Hinduism, empowerment of women, and development in India.
    Dhruvarajan, Vanaja (1996)
    LABOUR. Capital and Society 29: 16-40.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; India; Development; Hindu, India
  • Divine Enterprise: Gurus and the Hindu Nationalist Movement.
    McKean, Lise (1996)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Historical & ethnographic analysis of Hindu nationalist organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Nationalism; Divine Life Society (Hindu); Legitimation; Vishva Hindu Parishad; Participant observation; Hindu, India; Marxian; India
  • Socio-economic and demographic differentials between Hindus and Muslims in India.
    Shariff, Abusaleh (1995)
    Economic and Political Weekly 30:46:2947-2953.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Demography; Economic; Hindu, India; India; Islam, India
  • Emergence of shrines in rural Tamil Nadu: A study of little traditions.
    Bhai, L. Thara (1995)
    Sociological Bulletin 44:1: 79-85. [In Rowena Robinson (ed.) Sociology of Religion in India. New Delhi: Sage, 2004, pp. 165-173]

    Describes 3 cults originating in Tamil Nadu in the 20th century that focus on extraordinary persons.

    Associated Search Terms: Shrine; Little tradition; India, Tamil-Nadu; Hindu, India; Folk religion; Cult; Charisma
  • Status and Sacredness: A General Theory of Status Relations and an Analysis of Indian Culture.
    Milner, Murray, Jr. (1994)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Analyzes Hinduism & the caste system, in order to develop a general theory of stratification.

    Associated Search Terms: India; Hindu, India; Caste; Stratification
  • Les (Re)Conversions à l'Hindouisme (1885-1990): Politisation et Diffusion d'une "Invention de la Traditions."
    Jaffrelot, Christophe (1994)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 39/87: 73-98.

    Competition with Christian missions led to changes in Hindu practice to make conversion & reconversion to Hinduism easier.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu; India; Conversion; Competition; Missions; Hindu, India
  • Hindu Men Talk about Controlling Women: Cultural Ideas as a Tool of the Powerful.
    Derns, Steve (1994)
    Sociological perspective 37:2: 203-227.

    Based on 1986-87 interviews of upper caste men in Banaras.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, India; India, Banaras; Women; Family; Power
  • La suddhi de l'arya samaj ou l'invention d'un rituel de (re)conversion à l'Hindouisme.
    Clémentin-Ojha, Catherine (1994)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 39/87: 99-114.

    Associated Search Terms: India; Ritual; Hindu, India; Conversion; Hindu, Arya Samaj
  • Catholic saints and the Hindu village pantheon in rural Tamil Nadu, India.
    Mosse, David (1994)
    Man 29: 301-332.

    Associated Search Terms: India, Tamil-Nadu; Hindu, India; Rural; Catholic, India; Saints
  • The Path of Grace: Social Organisation and Temple Worship in a Vaishnava Sect.
    Bennett, Peter (1993)
    Delhi: Hindustan Publishing Corporation. Ph.D.. thesis, University of London, 1983.

    Temple worship among the devotees of Pustimarga, a Vaishnavite sect.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, India; Ritual
  • Religious Division and the Mythology of the Past.
    Searle-Chatterjee, Mary (1993)
    In Brdley R. Hertel and Cynthia Ann Humes (eds.) Living Banaras. Hindu Religions in Cultural Context. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 145-158.

    Compares oral traditions from Hindus & Muslims in Banaras about the Moslem saint Ghazi Miyam & the Moghul ruler Aurangzeb.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, India; Myth; Social construction of reality; Hindu, India; India, Uttar Pradesh, Banaras
  • The Camphor Flame: Popular Hinduism and Society in India.
    Fuller, C.J. (1992)
    Princeton: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: India; Hindu, India
  • The Communal Cauldron: Relations between Hindus and Muslims in India and Their Reactions to Norm Violations.
    Ghosh, Emmanuel S.K., Rashmi Kumar, and Rama Charan Tripathi (1992)
    In Rama C. Tripathi and Richard DeRidder (eds.) Norm Violation and Intergroup Relations. New York: Oxford University Press, 70-89.

    Associated Search Terms: Norm; Islam, India; India; Hindu, India; Conflict
  • Caste and Development: Sree Narayana Guru Swamikal and the Renaissance of the Ezhuva Jaati in Kerala, India.
    Mangalam, J.J. (1992)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Twentieth-Century World Religious Movements in Neo-Weberian Perspective. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 93-103.

    Focuses on Sree Narayana Guru Swamikal's movement against caste in Kerala.

    Associated Search Terms: Caste; India, Kerala; Hindu, India; Politics, India
  • Religion and Rajput Women: The Ethics of Protection in Contemporary Narratives.
    Harlan, Lindsey (1992)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Describes the reflection of women's caste duties & gender roles in goddess cults.

    Associated Search Terms: India, Rajasthan; Goddess; Hindu, India; Women
  • La déesse et le saint--Acculturation et "communalisme" hindou-mussulman dans un lieu de culte du sud de l'Inde (Karnataka).
    Assayag, Jackie (1992)
    Annales 1992: 4/5: 789-813.

    Associated Search Terms: Acculturation; Islam, India; India, Karnataka; Communality; Hindu, India
  • Emancipation through proselytism? Some reflections on the marginal status of the depressed classes.
    Jayaram, N. (1992)
    Sociological Bulletin 41:1/2: 67-80. [In Rowena Robinson (ed.) Sociology of Religion in India. New Delhi: Sage, 2004, pp. 256-272]

    Conversion for purposes of upward mobility ha snot worked in the caste system of India.

    Associated Search Terms: Caste; Hindu, India; Mobility (vertical); Marginality; India; Conversion
  • Natural Law and Civilizations: Images of "Nature," Intracivilizational Polarities, and the Emergence of Heterodox Ideals.
    Nielsen, Donald A. (1991)
    Sociological Analysis 52:1: 55-76.

    Associated Search Terms: Nature; Hindu; Daoist; Confucian; China; India; Civilizations; Europe; Comparative
  • Social Conflict and Idalectical Change in Weber's Religion of India.
    Tekinder, Deniz (1990)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Time, Place, and Circumstance. Neo-Weberian Studies in Comparative Religious History. New York: Greenwood, pp. 29-39.

    Associated Search Terms: India; Hindu, India; Conflict; Change; Weber, Max
  • The Ways of Rajasthani Pilgrims.
    Gold, Ann G. (1988)
    Berkeley; University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: India, Rajasthan; Pilgrimage; Hindu, India
  • Can a Hindu Utopia be a Moslim Utopia--Examples from 12th Century India and Beyond.
    Hartman, Harriet (1988)
    International Journal of Comparative Sociology 29:1/2: 111-125.

    Associated Search Terms: Utopian; Hindu, India; India; Pluralism; Islam, India
  • Pilgrimage with Krishna, Sovereign of the Emotions.
    Lynch, Owen M. (1988)
    Contributions to Indian Sociology 22:2: 171-194.

    Based on 1980-82 participant observation, interview, & historical data, in & pertaining to Mathura, India.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; India, Mathura; Pilgrimage; Hindu, India
  • The Lord as Guru. Hindi Saints in North Indian Tradition.
    Gold, Daniel (1987)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, India; India; Saints
  • The Sacredness of the Cow in India.
    Batra, S.M. (1986)
    Social Compass 33:2/3: 163-175.

    Examines the textual origins, historical development, & modern significance of sacred cattle.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, India; India
  • New Hindu Religious Movements in India.
    Sharma, Arvind (1986)
    In James A. Beckford (ed.) New Religious Movements and Rapid Social Change. Newbury Park, California: Sage, pp. 220-239.

    Applies a 3 part typology to 3 representative movements: Ramana Maharshi, Sathya Sai Baba, & Hare Krishna.

    Associated Search Terms: India; Ramana Maharshi, India; Sathya Sai Baba, India; Hare Krishna, India; Hindu, India
  • Caste, Religion and People's Movements in Kerala with Particular Reference to South Kerala.
    Gladstone, J.W. (1985)
    Religion and Society 32:1: 24-35.

    Focuses on the 19th-20th centuries.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; India, Kerala; Caste; Hindu, India
  • The Politicization of the Ganapati Festival.
    Michael, Sebastian Maria (1984)
    In Mahipal Bhuriya and S.M. Michael (eds.) Anthropology as a Historical Science. Essays in Honor of Stephen Fuchs. Indore: Sat Prakashan. [Also in Social Compass 33:2/3 (1986): 185-197]

    Describes a late 19th century stratagem to unify Hindus in the face of Moslems.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, India; Feast; Hindu, India; India; Conflict
  • Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition: A Case Study of West Bengal.
    Morinis, Alan (1984)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; India, West Bengal; Hindu, India
  • Die Fehlkonzeption von Max Webers Studie über "Hinduismus und Buddhismus" in Indien: Ursachen und Folgen.
    Kantowski, Detlef (1984)
    Zeitschrift für Soziologie 14: 466-474.

    Associated Search Terms: Weber, Max; Hindu; Buddhist; India
  • Weltflüchtiges Erlösungsstreben und organische Sozialethik. Überlegungen zu Max Webers Analysen der indischen Kulturreligionen.
    Schluchter, Wolfgang (1984)
    In Wolgang Schluchter (ed.) Max Webers studie über Hinduismus und Buddhismus. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, pp. 11-71.

    Associated Search Terms: Otherworldliness; Weber, Max; Hindu, India
  • Charisme et Réforme Sociale en Inde.
    Faure, Guy-Olivier (1982)
    Social Compass 29:1: 75-92.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; India; Hindu, India
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