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  • Race, religion, and anti-poverty policy attitudes.
    Brown, Ronald E.; R. Khari Brown; Davin Phoenix; and James S. Jackson (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 308-323.

    Analyzes the non-Latino white, Latino, & African American subsamples of 2008 National (U.S.A.) Politics Study data. Because the non-Latino white subsample had greater variance in support for aid to the poor, homilies on the subject had greater effect on them than on others.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Minority; Latino Americans; African Americans; Homily; Ethnic; Poverty; Stratification; Race
  • Live Long and Prosper: How Black Megachurches Address HIV/AIDS and Poverty in the Age of Prosperity Theology.
    Barnes, Sandra L. (2013)
    New York: Fordham University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Poverty; Megachurch; AIDS
  • "The people know they need religion in order to develop": Religion's capacity to inspire people in Pune's slums.
    Bhatewara, Zara, and Tamsin Bradley (2013)
    European Journal of Development Research 25:2: 288-304.

    Associated Search Terms: Development; India, Maharashtra State, Pune; Class; Poverty
  • Se convertir et re-convertir au Ratanakiri (Cambodge). À propos du pentecôtisme en context pluriethnique et plurilinguistique.
    Jammes, Jérémy (2013)
    Social Compass 60:4: 471-487.

    Describes Foursquare missions in a northeast Cambodian province. The missionaries take advantage of the poverty in the area.

    Associated Search Terms: Poverty; Missions, Cambodia; Pentecostal, Cambodia; Foursquare Gospel, Cambodia; Cambodia, Ratanakiri Province
  • Short-Term Missions: Reinforcing Beliefs and Legitimating Poverty.
    Taylor, William Vaughan (2012)
    Unpublished M.A. Thesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

    Analyzes narratives given by returned short-term missionaries. They interpreted poverty n the nations they visited in terms of the people's shortcomings & thus legitimized it in their own thinking.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Legitimation; Missionary; Poverty
  • "A Gift from God": Adolescent Motherhood and Religion in Brazilian Favelas.
    Steele, Liza G. (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:1: 4-27.

    Based on interviews in Rio de Janeiro with & about adolescent unmarried mothers; finds moral flexibility in the Catholic & Pentecostal churches.

    Associated Search Terms: Poverty; Sexual activity; Adolescents; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Moral
  • Does Religion Protect Against Psychological Distress Among Chronically Ill and poor Women?
    Kilbourne, Barbara, Sherry M. Cummings, and Robert S. Levine (2011)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) Toward a Sociological Theory of Religion and Health. Leiden: Brill, pp. 95-114.

    Analyzes interview data from low-income female patients in a Nashville, Tennessee, clinic. Dimensions of religion, arrived at through factor analysis, have modest but significant inverse effects on depression.

    Associated Search Terms: Factor analysis; Dimensions of religiosity; Women; United States, Tennessee, Nashville; Poverty; Mental health; Medical; Depression; Stress
  • The Influence of Religiosity on Depression among Low-Income People with Diabetes.
    Kilbourne, Barbara, Sherry M. Cummings, and Robert S. Levine (2009)
    Health and Social Work 34: 137-147.

    Associated Search Terms: Depression; Stress; Poverty; Medical; Mental health
  • Religious affiliation and poverty explanations: Individual, structural, and divine causes.
    Brimeyer, Ted M. (2008)
    Sociological Focus 41:3: 226-237.

    Associated Search Terms: Individualism; Students, undergraduate; Poverty
  • Poor Teenagers' Religion.
    Schwadel, Philip (2008)
    Sociology of Religion 69:2: 125-149.

    Analyzes 2002-03 telephone interview data from Americans aged 13-17; poor teenagers are less likely to attend religious services, have other-worldly beliefs, or be experientially religious, but more likely to pray or read scripture.

    Associated Search Terms: Poverty; Adolescents; Practice; Stratification; Prayer
  • The Religious Roots of Modern Poverty Policy: Catholic, Lutheran, and Reformed Protestant Tradition Compared.
    Kahl, Sigrun (2005)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 46:1: 91-126.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Poverty; Calvinist; Lutheran; Comparative; Welfare; Historical
  • Religion, race/ethnicity, and beliefs about poverty.
    Hunt, Matthew O. (2002)
    Social Science Quarterly 83:3: 810-831.

    Associated Search Terms: Poverty
  • "Blessed Are the Poor:" American Protestantism and Attitudes Toward Poverty and Welfare”
    Wilson, J. Matthew (1999)
    Southeastern Political Review 27:3: 421-437.

    Mainline, Evangelical, & African American Protestants view the poor & those on welfare differently.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberal Protestant, U.S.A..; Poverty; Evangelical, U.S.A.; African Americans; Protestant, U.S.A.; Welfare
  • Born Again in Brazil: The Pentecostal Boom and the Pathogens of Poverty.
    Chesnut, R. Andrew (1997)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Poverty; Pentecostal, Brazil
  • Coping with Poverty: Pentecostals and Christian Base Communities in Brazil.
    Mariz, Cecília Loreto (1994)
    Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

    Based on fieldwork in Pernambuco State, including Recife; focuses on the role of religions in poor people's survival & well-being.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Brazil; Catholic, Brazil; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Base communities; Africanist, Brazil; Poverty
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