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  • Healing Dramas: Divination and Magic in Modern Puerto Rico.
    Romberg, Raquel (2009)
    Austin: University of Texas Press.

    Anthropological study of brujo healing in Puerto Rico.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Divination; Witch; Puerto Rico; Phenomenology; Healing; Brujo
  • Religion, Ethnicité et Politique en Caraïbe.
    Constant, Fred (1994)
    Revue française de science politique 44:1: 49-74.

    Examines the political relevance of religious & ethnic cleavages in the Caribbean nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Surinam; Comparative; Politics, Haiti; Politics, Guyana; Haiti; Surinam; Jamaica; Politics, Puerto Rico; Puerto Rico; Politics, Jamaica; Guyana
  • The Catholic Ethos as Politics: The Puerto Rican Nationalists.
    Stevens-Arroyo, Anthony M. (1992)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Twentieth-Century World Religious Movements in Neo-Weberian Perspective. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen, pp. 175-193.

    Examines the traditionalist Catholic movement of Puerto Rican nationalism led by Pedro Albizu Campos.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Puerto Rico; Nationalism; Puerto Rico; Catholic, Puerto Rico
  • The Community of the Holy Spirit: A Movement of Change in a Convent of Nuns in Puerto Rico.
    Sanchez, Julio A. (1983)
    Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America.

    Associated Search Terms: Puerto Rico; Sisters; Catholic, Puerto Rico; Change; Orders/congregations
  • Self-esteem and Religiosity: An Analysis of Catholic Adolescents from Five Cultures.
    Smith, Christopher B., Andrew J. Weigert, and Darwin L. Thomas (1979)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 18:1: 51-60.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; Spain, Seville; Mexico, Merida; Puerto Rico, San Juan; Germany, Bonn; Comparative; Catholic; Students, secondary; Self-esteem; United States, New York, New York
  • Puerto Rican Spiritism: An Institution with Preventive and Therapeutic Functions in Community Psychiatry.
    Harwood, Alan (1977)
    Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry 1: 135-153.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritism; Puerto Rico; Medical; Health; Healing
  • Secularization and Religiosity: A Cross-national Study of Catholic Adolescents in Five Societies.
    Weigert, Andrew J., and Darwin L. Thomas (1974)
    Sociological Analysis 35:1: 1-23.

    Analyzes data from Catholic secondary students in 5 nations; notes the weakening of traditional belief in the modernized societies presages changes in the configuration of religiosity within Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Germany; Secularization; Students, secondary; Mexico, Merida; Dimensions of religiosity; Puerto Rico; Catholic; Comparative; Spain
  • Adolescent Self-Esteem and Religiosity: A Cross-National Analysis.
    Smith, Christopher B. (1973)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Notre Dame.

    Associated Search Terms: Students, secondary; Self-esteem; Sex; Catholic; Germany, Bonn; United States, New York, New York; United States, Minnesota, St. Paul; Puerto Rico, San Juan; Mexico, Merida; Spain, Seville; Comparative
  • El porqué de los cultos religiosos: El caso del Espiritismo en Puerto Rico.
    Koss, Joan D. (1972)
    Revista de Ciencias Sociales 16:1: 61-72.

    Examines historical background, & maintains that such cults flourish when cosmologies are in conflict & people are living in deprived conditions.

    Associated Search Terms: Deprivation; Puerto Rico; Spiritualist, Puerto Rico
  • Terapeutica del sistema de una sects en Puerto Rico.
    Koss, Joan D. (1970)
    Revista de Ciencias Sociales 14:2: 259-278.

    Based on 1961-67 field work conducted in Puerto Rico & Philadelphia.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist, U.S.A.; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Puerto Rico; Medical; Spiritualist, Puerto Rico
  • Secularization: A Cross-national Study of Catholic Male Adolescents.
    Weigert, Andrew J., and Darwin L. Thomas (1970)
    Social Forces 49:1: 28-36.

    Analyzes data from samples of high school students in New York City, St. Paul, San Juan, & Merida.

    Associated Search Terms: Mexico, Merida; Comparative; Students, secondary; Secularization; United States, New York, New York; Dimensions of religiosity; Puerto Rico, San Juan; Catholic; United States, Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Socialization and Religisoity: A Cross-national Analysis of Catholic Adolescents.
    Weigert, Andrew J., and Darwin L. Thomas (1970)
    Sociometry 33:3: 305-326.

    Analyzes data from purposive samples from male Catholic high schools in New York St. Paul, San Juan, & Merida; dimensions of religiosity relate to adolescents' perception of the control & support received from parents.

    Associated Search Terms: Puerto Rico, San Juan; United States, Minnesota, St. Paul; Mexico, Merida; Socialization; Family; Dimensions of religiosity; Catholic; United States, New York, New York; Students, secondary; Comparative
  • Culture Change and Pentecostalism in Puerto Rico.
    LaRuffa, Anthony L. (1969)
    Social and Economic Studies 18:3: 273-281.

    Based on 1963-64 field work.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Pentecostal, Puerto Rico; Puerto Rico
  • Parent-Child Interaction Patterns and Adolescent Religiosity: A Cross-National Analysis.
    Weigert, Andrew J. (1968)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Minnesota. [DA 29:10 A, p. 3691]

    Analyzes questionnaire data from Catholic high schools in 4 cities. Belief scores were lower in more cosmopolitan areas, practice higher. Perceived parental control correlated with religiosity in Anglo contexts, with parental support generally.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Minnesota, St. Paul; United States, New York, New York; Puerto Rico, San Juan; Students, secondary; Family; Urban; Dimensions of religiosity; Comparative; Mexico, Merida; Catholic
  • Two Studies of Puerto Rico. Religion Data. The Background of Consensual Union.
    Dohen, Dorothy (1966)
    Cuernavaca, Mexico: CIDOC.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Puerto Rico; Catholic, Puerto Rico
  • Pentecostalism in a Puerto Rican Community.
    LaRuffa, Anthony L. (1966)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University.

    Based on participant observation in a neighborood of a village in Puerto Rico.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Puerto Rico, San Cipriano; Functionalism; Sect; Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee); Change; Pentecostal, Puerto Rico
  • The Puerto Rican Spiritualist as a Psychiatrist.
    Rogler, Lloyd H., and August B. Hollingshead (1961)
    American Journal of Sociology 67:1: 17-21.

    Observes that spiritualist participation by lower class schizophrenics in San Juan renders their aberrant behavior institutionally meaningful.

    Associated Search Terms: Spiritualist, Puerto Rico; Puerto Rico, San Juan; Mental health
  • Religious Practice and Marital Patterns in Puerto Rico.
    Dohen, Dorothy (1959)
    American Catholic Sociological Review 20:3: 203-218.

    Based on a census of Catholic families in Ponce.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Puerto Rico; Puerto Rico, Ponce; Marriage; Practice
  • Congregational Missionary Work in Puerto Rico.
    Douglass, Harlan Paul (1910)
    New York: American Missionary Association.

    Associated Search Terms: Congregational, Puerto Rico; Missions; Puerto Rico
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