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  • Adolescent Fertility and Religion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in the year 2000: The Role of Protestantism.
    McKinnon, Sarah, Joseph E. Potter, and Virginia Garrard-Burnett (2008)
    Population Studies 62:3: 289-303.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Brazil, Rio de Janeiro; Fertility; Protestant, Brazil
  • Protestantism and Child Mortality in Northeast Brazil, 2000.
    Wood, Charles H., Philip Williams, and Kuniko Chijiwa (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:3: 405-416.

    2000 Brazilian census data for the Northeast show non-Pentecostal Protestant families having lower child mortality rates than other religious categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Brazil; Demography; Brazil, northeast
  • Religion and the Politics of Ethnic Identity in Bahia, Brazil.
    Selka, Stephen (2007)
    Gainesville: University of Florida Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, Bahia; Protestant, Brazil; Participant observation; Ethnic; Identity; Candomble; Catholic, Brazil
  • Relações Raciais no Protestantismo Recifense.
    Aquino, Rosa Maria (2006)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation (anthropology), Universidade Federal de Pernambuc, Recife.

    Associated Search Terms: Race; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife; Protestant, Brazil
  • La difusión de las iglesias protestantes, evangélicas y pentecotales en la Argentina y el Brasil.
    Wynarczyk, Hilario (1999)
    Lecturas sociales y económicas 27: 52-66.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Brazil; Protestant, Argentina; Brazil; Evangelical, Argentina; Evangelical, Brazil; Pentecostal, Argentina; Pentecostal, Brazil; Argentina
  • Unrealistic Expectations: Contesting the Usefulness of Weber's Protestant Ethic for the Study of Latin American Protestantism.
    Cavalcanti, H.B. (1995)
    Journal of Church and State 37;2: 289-308.

    Proposes that a protestant Ethic will not emerge in Latin American Protestantism; focuses on Brazilian Presbyterianism.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant Ethic; Protestant, Latin America; Latin America; Presbyterian, Brazil; Brazil
  • Protestantes e política no Brasil: da Constituinte ao impeachment.
    Freston, Paul (1993)
    Docotral thesis in sociology, IFCH-Unicamp, Campinas.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Protestant, Brazil; Politics, Brazil
  • Organizational Homogeneity, Growth, and Conflict in Brazilian Protestantism.
    Nelson, Reed E. (1988)
    Sociological Analysis 48;4: 319-327. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Twentieth-Century World Religious Movements in Neo-Weberian Perspective. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen, pp. 231-246]

    Identifies 3 kinds of Brazilian Protestant church, based respectively on rational-legal, clientelist, & patriarchal types of authority.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Protestant, Brazil; Brazil; Authority; Conflict
  • The Subversion of Missionary Intentions by Cultural Values: The Brazilian Case.
    Frase, Ronald G. (1981)
    Review of Religious Research 23:2: 180-194.

    Examines a century of protestant missions in Brazil.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Brazil; Missions; Brazil
  • A Sociological Analysis of the Development of Brazilian Protestantism: A Study in Social Change.
    Frase, Ronald G. (1975)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Princeton Theological Seminary. [DA 36:4 A, p. 2433]

    Historical sociological study of Protestantism in Brazil, 1850-1964; sees its growth as a function of its capacity to occasion social participation by groups marginalized by class dynamics.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Brazil; Stratification; Brazil; Social participation
  • Para uma sociologia do protestantismo brasileiro.
    Cesar, Waldo (1973)

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Protestant, Brazil
  • Católicos, Protestantes, Espiritas.
    Camargo, Cândido Procópio Ferreira de, Beatriz Muñiz de Souza, et al. (1973)
    Petrópolis: Vozes.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist, Brazil; Brazil; Catholic, Brazil; Protestant, Brazil
  • Nicht-katholische Religionen und die okonomische und soziale Entwicklung in Brasilien.
    Bastide, Roger (1970)
    In Joachim Matthes (ed.), Internationales Jahrbuch für Religionssoziologie 6. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, pp. 83-98.

    Associated Search Terms: Modernization; Development; Protestant, Brazil; Brazil; Spiritualist, Brazil
  • Protestantism and Poltiics in Chile and Brazil.
    Turner, Frederick C. (1970)
    Comparative Studies in Society and History 12: 63-89.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Chile; Protestant, Brazil; Chile; Brazil; Politics, Chile; Politics, Brazil
  • Protestantisme et Développement au Nord-Est du Brésil.
    Borges Costa, Esdras (1969)
    Social Compass 16:1: 51-61.

    Though divided into denominations, the Natal area Protestantism is a single movement, emphasizing conversion, a model of morality & typical attitudes, & strong local group cohesion. It generally supports rather than challenges traditional power.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Brazil; Power; Brazil, Rio Grande do Norte, Natal; Social movement
  • Lusiada: An Anthropological Study of the Growth of Protestantism in Brazil.
    Curry, Donald Edward (1968)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation (anthropology), Columbia University.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Protestant, Brazil
  • Religião e Desenvolvimento Economico no Nordeste do Brasil (Igrejas Protestantes).
    Borges Costa, Esdras (1968)
    The Hague: Federação Internacional dos Institutos de pesquinas Sociais e Socio-Religiosas; Louvain: Institute of Social Studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Development; Brazil, northeast; Protestant, Brazil
  • Religião e desenvolvimento económico no nordeste do Brasil: igrejas protestantes.
    Costa, Esdras Borges (1968)
    Bruxelles, Belgium: Centre de Documentation sur l'action des églises dans le mond.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil, northeast; Modernization; Economic; Protestant, Brazil
  • Followers of the New Faith: Culture Change and the Rise of Protestantism in Brazil and Chile.
    Willems, Emilio (1967)
    Nashville, Tennessee: Vanderbilt University Press.

    Lower class rural-to-urban migrants adopt a fundamentalism that is compatible with rural supernaturalism. The Protestant sects instill discipline & teach literacy, making the converts economically dependable workers.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Urban/rural; Protestant, Latin America; Brazil; Stratification; Chile
  • Enquête sur les Églises protestantes dans le Brésil en crise des années 1962-1963.
    Villeroy, Magdelaine (1965)
    Cahiers de sociologie economique 12: 19-80.

    Provides basic membership data for Protestant denominations circa 1961; shows significant growth after 1959. Gives a general description, & a discussion of ecumenism.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Brazil; Brazil; Ecumenism
  • Religiöser Pluralismus und Klassenstruktur in Brasilien und Chile./Religious Pluralism and Class Structure: Brazil and Chile.
    Willems, Emilio (1965)
    In Joachim Matthes (ed.) Internationales Jahrbuch für Religionssoziologie 1. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, pp. 189-211./In Roland Robertson (ed.) Sociology of Religion. New York: penguin, 1969, pp. 195-217.

    Reports denominational memberships at various times in Brazil & Chile, 1890-1961, & totals of Spiritualist hospitals, schools, etc.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Latin America; Spiritualist, Brazil; Latin America; Brazil; Catholic, Latin America; Stratification
  • Protestantismus und Kulturwandel in Brasilien und Chile./Protestantism and culture change in Brazil and Chile.
    Willems, Emilio (1963)
    In R. König & J. Winckelmann (eds) Max Weber zum Gedächtnis. Materialien und Dokumente zur Bewertung von Werk und Persönlichkeit. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Sonderheft 7. Köln & Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, pp 307-333.

    In W.V. D'Antonio & F.B. Pike (eds.) Religion, Revolution, and Reform. New York: Praeger, 1964, pp. 91-108; S.N. Eisenstadt (ed.) The Protestant Ethic and Modernization. New York: Basic, 1968, pp. 184-210.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Protestant, Chile; Brazil; Chile; Protestant, Brazil
  • Culture Change and the Rise of Protestantism in Brazil and Chile.
    Willems, Emilio (1963)
    In Shmuel N. Eisenstadt (ed.) The Protestant Work Ethic and Modernization. New York: Basic, pp. 184-210.

    Notes low status creating a wish to express equality among the lower classes, met by Protestantism. Converts acquire new values & relations to society, become literate, & experience upward mobility.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Brazil; Chile; Brazil; Protestant, Chile; Mobility (vertical); Stratification
  • The Achieving Society.
    McClelland, David C. (1961)
    New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

    Sees the Protestant Ethic phenomenon as an instance of a more general pattern in which societies encourage achievement.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Protestant Ethic; Achievement; Socialization; Japan; Germany, West; Brazil; India; Comparative
  • Aspects Socio-Religieux et Sociographiques du Brésil.
    Cloin, Tiago G. (1957)
    Social Compass 5:5/6: 200-236.

    Prsents basic statistics relative to the Catholic Church in Brazil, with some data on Protestantism.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Catholic, Brazil; Protestant, Brazil
  • Protestantism as a Factor of Culture Change in Brazil.
    Willems, Emilio (1955)
    Economic Development and Cultural Change 3: 321-333.

    Protestant converts broke both secular & religious traditions; they become more secularized, more literate, & had broader outlooks on life. They participate in only certain sectors of the economy.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Brazil; Change; Conversion; Modernization; Brazil
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