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  • Religion and AIDS in Africa.
    Trinitapoli, Jenny, and Alexander Weinreb. (2012)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Interview & other kinds of data from Malawi, seacondary analysis of data from other sub-Saharan nations. While "new mission Protestant" churches have a lower incidence of AIDS, the best predictor is religiosity, not affiliation; individual & especially village religiosity inversely predicts HIV+ for women, but is positively associated for men.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Africa; Healing; Sexual activity; Stigma; Sex; Religiosity; Network; Malawi; Health; Contextual effects; Christian, Africa; Africa; AIDS
  • Born Again in Balaka: Pentecostal Versus Catholic Narratives of Religious Transformation in Rural Malawi.
    Manglos, Nicolette D. (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:4: 409-431.

    Based on 2007 interview data from born again young adults in rural Balaka District, Malawi; Pentecostals are more likely to believe they can convert to a new way of life than Catholics.

    Associated Search Terms: Born again experience; Catholic, Malawi; Young adults; Pentecostal, Malawi; Malawi
  • The Return of the Sacred: What African Chiefs Teach us about Secularization.
    Swidler, Ann (2010)
    Sociology of Religion 71:2: 157-171.

    In Malawi the sacred can activate traditional leadership and vice-versa.

    Associated Search Terms: Malawi; Secularization; Sacred
  • Religious Teachings and Influences on the ABCs of HIV Prevention in Malawi.
    Trinitapoli, Jenny (2009)
    Social science and Medicine 69:2: 199-209.

    Associated Search Terms: Malawi; AIDS
  • Beyond denomination: The relationship between religion and family planning in rural Malawi.
    Yeatman, Sara, and Jenny Trinitapoli (2008)
    Demographic Research 19: 1851-1882.

    Associated Search Terms: Family planning; Malawi; Rural; Demography
  • Religion and HIV Risk Behaviors among Married Men: Initial Results from a Study in Rural sub-Saharan Africa.
    Trinitapoli, Jenny, and Mark D. Regnerus (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:4: 505-528.

    Associated Search Terms: Malawi; Medical; Practice; AIDS; Pentecostal, Malawi
  • Religious Responses to AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa: An Examination of Religious Congregations in Rural Malawi.
    Trinitapoli, Jenny (2006)
    Review of Religious Research 47:3: 253-270.

    Based on 2004 qualitative data from congregations & mosques in Malawi; describes discussions of AIDS & charitable responses to AIDS victims.

    Associated Search Terms: AIDS; Rural; Malawi; Denomination (organizational entity)
  • Modernity's limits: Pentecostalism and the moral rejection of alcohol in Malawi.
    Dijk, Rijk van (2002)
    In Deborah Fahy Bryceson (ed.) alcohol in Africa: Mixing Business, Pleasure, and Politics. Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Heinemann, pp. 249-265.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Malawi; Pentecostal, Malawi
  • Pentecostalism, cultural memory and the state: Contested representations of time in Pentecostal Malawi.
    Dijk, Rijk van (1998)
    In Richard Werbner (ed.) Memory and the Postcolony: African Anthropology and the Critique of Power. London: Zed, pp. 155-181.

    Associated Search Terms: Time; Pentecostal, Malawi; Malawi; Memory
  • Christian Missionaries as Anticolonial Militants.
    Fields, Karen E. (1982)
    Theory and Society 11:1: 95-108.

    Historical sociological inquiry into Malawi (Nyasaland) & Zambia (Northern Rhodesia).

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Zambia; Zambia; Malawi; Christian, Malawi; Missions; Colonialism
  • Revival and Rebellion in Colonial Central Africa: Social and Political Consequences of Missionary Enterprise.
    Fields, Karen E. (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Brandeis University. [DA 37:12 A, p. 7972]

    Colonial regimes in Malawi & Zambia could not distinguish religious & political activity; they ruled indirectly through indigenous structures.

    Associated Search Terms: Zambia; Malawi; Missions; Christian, Zambia; Colonialism; Christian, Malawi
  • Race and Status in South Central Africa.
    Mitchell, J.C. (1970)
    In A. Tuden and L. Plotnicov (eds.) Social Stratification in Africa. New York; Free Press.

    Ranks whites' denominations in Malawi, Rhodesia, & Zambia, by ethnic group-socioeconomic status (e.g., Dutch Reformed, Portuguese & French Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, Anglican, Jewish). These correspond to stances on politics & African independence.

    Associated Search Terms: Zambia; Zimbabwe; Malawi; Politics, Africa; Stratification; Ethnic
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