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  • Religious Festive Practices in Boston's North End. Ephemeral Identities in an Italian American Community.
    Ferraiuolo, Augusto (2009)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Historical background of the Italian American enclave, North End, Boston, & ethnography of a series of feasts & processions.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Saints; Procession; Italian Americans; Feast; Community study; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Sociology of Religious Movements.
    Bainbridge, William Sims (1997)
    New York: Routledge

    General treatise written as a text, centered in the "compensator" theory framework & using U.S.A. illustrations.

    Associated Search Terms: Father Divine; Conversion; Transcendental Meditation, U.S.A.; Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; Zen, U.S.A.; Unification Church; Children of God; Process Church of Final Judgment; Moral; New York Mission Society; Sect; Altruism
  • The Emergence of Liberation Theology: Radical Religion and Social Movement Theory.
    Smith, Christian (1991)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Political process theory; Social movement; Latin America; Catholic, Latin America; Liberation theology
  • Pélerinages et processions comme formes de pouvoir symbolique des classes subalternes: Deux cas péruviens.
    Arnold, Pierre (1985)
    Social Compass 32:1: 45-56.

    Consideration of an Andean sanctuary & an Afro-Peruvian procession.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Popular religion; Procession; Peru; Catholic, Peru
  • Satan's Power: A Deviant Psychotherapy Cult./Setta satanica.
    Bainbridge, William Sims (1978)
    Barkeley: University of California Press./Milano: SugaCo Edizioni, 1992.

    Ethnography of a group that began in Great Britain in 1963, moved to Mexico, & then to the U.S. Data collection continued into 1975.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Process Church of Final Judgment; Cult; Satanist
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