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  • 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: Birth control; India, Karnataka, Ramanagaram; Hindu, India; Islam, India
  • The Sacred Groves of South India: Ecology, Traditional Communities and Religious Change.
    Chandran, M.D. Subash, and J. Donald Hughes (1997)
    Social Compass 44:3: 413-427.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Environmentalism; Sacred; India, Karnataka
  • 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: India, Karnataka; Acculturation; Islam, India; Communality; Hindu, India
  • The factor of anti-pollution in the ideology of the Lingayat movement.
    Venugopal, C.N. (1977)
    Sociological Bulletin 26:2: 227-241. [In Rowena Robinson (ed.) Sociology of Religion in India. New Delhi: Sage, 2004, pp. 133-148.

    Though caste-like in effect, the Lingayats (Virashaiva) reject the ideology of ritual pollution that legitimates the caste system. The original egalitarianism did not completely survive syncretism. The group is known for its work ethic.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Hindu, India; Hindu, Lingayat; India, Karnataka; Syncretism; Caste
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