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  • Religion and Society (A Study of Koyas).
    Murthy, A. Satyanarayna (1991)
    New Delhi: Discovery Publishing House.

    Ethnography of the Koya Dora tribe in Andra Pradesh State, south India; focuses on the impact of their religion. 1986-89 observations elaborate the author's 1969 Ph.D. thesis. Includes accounts of principal rituals.

    Associated Search Terms: Koya Doras; Ritual; Functionalism; India, Andra Pradesh
  • Andhra Christians--Some Demographic and Ecclesial Issues.
    Prabhakar, M.E. (1990)
    Religion and Society (India) 37:1: 4-28.

    Reviews 1951-81 census data on the Christian population of Andhra Pradesh State, India.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; India, Andra Pradesh; Christian, India
  • Value of Children and Differential Fertility Behavior in Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh.
    Mahadevan, K., and R. Jayasree (1989)
    In Sri Nath Singh (ed.) Population Tranistion in India. Delhi: B.R. Publishing, pp. 123-131.

    One reason among several for son preference & hence sex selection by abortion & infanticide is the male ritual role of praying for ancestors.

    Associated Search Terms: India, Andra Pradesh; Infanticide; Sexism; Fertility; Demography; India, Kerala; Abortion; India, Uttar Pradesh; Ritual
  • Causal determinants of secular orientation among farmers of three villages in Andhra Pradesh: A path analytic study.
    Rao, C.R.Prasad (1978)
    Sociological Bulletin 27:1: 68-82.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Secularization; India, Andra Pradesh; Farmer
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