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  • "Monastiizing the monastic": Religious clothes, socialization and the transformation of body and self among Greek Orthodox nuns.
    Sotiriou, Eleni (2015)
    Italian Journal of Sociology of Education 7:3: 140-160.

    Associated Search Terms: Novice; Socialization; Nun; Monasticism; Clothing; Religious; Greek Orthodox
  • Transnational Monasteries: The Economic Performance of Cloistered Women.
    Langewiesche, Katrin (2015)
    Social Compass 62:2:132-146.

    Study of a female Benedictine monastery near Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, which is financially independent with a yoghurt & food additive business.

    Associated Search Terms: Nun; Orders/congregations; Transnational; Monasticism; Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou; Benedictine; Economic
  • Spirituality, Activism, and the 'Postsecular' in the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.
    Wilcox, Melissa M. (2012)
    In Peter Nynäs and Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip (eds.) Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life. Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, pp. 37-50.

    Based on interviews & observation of a communal spirituality-based (i.e., no religious affiliation) LGBT group involving some parody of Catholic nuns.

    Associated Search Terms: LGBT; Orders/congregations; Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence; Spirituality; Activism; Participant observation; Nun; Post-secular
  • Constructing Buddhism(s): Interreligious Dialogue and Religious Hybridity.
    Bender, Courtney J., and Wendy Cadge (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:3: 229-247.

    Based on interviews with Catholic sisters & Buddhist nuns who engaged in an ecumenical dialogue & influenced each other's practices.

    Associated Search Terms: Nun; Syncretism; Catholic; Sisters; Ecumenism; Buddhist
  • Etnografía, habitus y forma de vida: una experiencia de campo en comunidades religiosas de clausura.
    Ludueña, Gustavo Andrés (2000)
    Cuadernos del Instituto Nacional de Antropologia 19: 365-384.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Orders/congregations; Monasticism; Habitus; Nun
  • Sinceri desideri di mortificazione. Monache e suore a Firenze tra Otto e Novecento (I).
    Massuoli, Patrizia (1995)
    Religioni e società 10:22-23: 33-48.

    Depiction of female religious foundations in Florence in the early 20th century.

    Associated Search Terms: Sisters; Italy, Florence; Nun
  • Women under the Bo Tree. Buddhist Nuns in Sri Lanka.
    Bartholomeusz, Tessa (1994)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Nun; Sri Lanka
  • How and Why Did Women in Ancient India become Buddhist Nuns?
    Sharma, Arvind (1977)
    Sociological Analysis 38:3: 239-251.

    Uses the concept, elative deprivation, with literary material on early Buddhism.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Orders/congregations; Historical; Relative deprivation; Buddhist, India; India; Nun
  • The Brides of Christ.
    Williams, Drid (1975)
    In Shirley Ardener (ed.) Perceiving Women. London: Malaby Press, pp. 105-125.

    Presents 1971 data from a Carmelite (female discalced) convent in England; focuses on the space & time co-ordinates of the nuns' everyday life.

    Associated Search Terms: Space; Nun; Time; Orders/congregations; Carmelite (female discalced); Everyday life
  • Girls' Attitudes Toward Priests and Nuns.
    Grady, L. Augustine, and Robert J. McNamara (1968)
    In William C. Bier (ed.), Woman in Modern Life. New York: Fordham University Press, pp. 78-96.

    Associated Search Terms: Nun; Women; Students, undergraduate; Clergy image; Sisters; Catholic, U.S.A.
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