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  • 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: Altruism; Game theory; Seminarians; India, Uttar Pradesh, Nowganwan; 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
  • 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: Myth; Social construction of reality; India, Uttar Pradesh, Banaras; Hindu, India; Islam, 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
  • Ethnic process and minority identity: A comparative study of Muslims and Christians of UP.
    Srinivasan, Nirmala (1984)
    Sociological Bulletin 33:1/2: 99-122. [In Rowena Robinson (ed.) Sociology of Religion in India. New Delhi: Sage, 2004, pp. 100-121]

    Educational ventures of Christians & Muslims led to class tensions within the Christian group & between the Hindu & Christian groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Levels in depth; Christian, India; Ethnic; Identity; Islam, India; Minority; Social construction of reality; India, Uttar Pradesh State
  • The Muslim Electorate and Election Alternatives in Uttar Pradesh.
    Ahmad, Imtiaz (1974)
    Religion and Society 21:2: 55-77.

    Study of the 1974 state election.

    Associated Search Terms: India, Uttar Pradesh State; Islam, India; Politics, India
  • The Politics of Untouchability in Uttar Pradesh.
    Juyal, B.N. (1974)
    Religion and Society 21:3: 62-81.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, India; Caste; Hindu, India; India, Uttar Pradesh State
  • Religion and caste ranking in a north Indian town.
    Jain, S.P. (1971)
    Sociological Bulletin 20:2: 134-144.

    Though not legitimated by Islam, Muslims in effect observed caste norms.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, India; India, Uttar Pradesh; Islam, India; Caste
  • Muslim Caste in Uttar Pradesh: A Study in Culture Cotnact.
    Ansari, Ghaus (1960)
    Lucknow: Ethnographic and Folk Culture Society.

    Associated Search Terms: Caste; Islam, India; India, Uttar Pradesh State
  • Changing Caste Ideology in a North Indian Village.
    Mahar, Pauline Moller (1958)
    Journal of Social Issues 14:4: 51-65.

    Based on interviews in Khalapur, a northwestern Uttar Pradesh village; focuses on ways Hindu villagers reconcile the new constitutional rights of former untouchables with traditional caste ideology.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, India; Caste; India, Uttar Pradesh, Khalapur
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