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  • "In the beginning." A chapter from the living testament of Rastafari.
    Pulis, John W. (2009)
    In James S. Bielo (ed.) The Social Life of Scriptures. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Biblicism. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 30-43.

    Practitioners subordinate scriptural texts to the spoken word.

    Associated Search Terms: Jamaica; Orality; Rastafarian, Jamaica
  • Religions et génération dans la Caraïbe.
    Hurbon, Laënnec (2004)
    Social Compass 51:2: 177-190.

    Africanist cults & new religions such as Rastafari & Mahikari symbolize memory.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Caribbean; Memory; Africanist, Caribbean; Mahikari, Caribbean; Rastafarian
  • Rastafari: From Outcasts to Culture Bearers.
    Edmonds, Ennis Barrington (2003)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Interprets the Rastafari movement in Jamaica using Weber's theory of charisma & routinization.

    Associated Search Terms: Jamaica; Charisma; Rastafarian, Jamaica; Routinization
  • Religion, Patriarchy, and the Status of Rastafarian Women.
    Lake, Obiagele (1998)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) New Trends and Developments in African Religions. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, pp. 141-158.

    Associated Search Terms: Rastafarian; Women
  • Rastafari Perceptions of Self and Symbolism.
    VanDeBerg, William R. (1998)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) New Trends and Developments in African Religions. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, pp. 159-175.

    Based on 1995-96 interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Rastafarian, U.S.A.; Identity; United States, North Carolina, Winston-Salem
  • The House that Rasta Built: Church-Building and Fundamentalism among New York Rastafari.
    Hepner, Randal L. (1998)
    In R. Stephen Warner and Judith G. Wittner (eds.), Gatherings in Diaspora: Religious Communities and the New Immigration. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 197-234.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New York, New York; Fundamentalist; Rastafarian, U.S.A.
  • I-Sight, the World of Rastafari: An Interpretive Sociological Account of Rastafarian Ethics.
    Johnson-Hill, Jack A. (1995)
    Metuchen, New Jersey: Scarecrow Press.

    Focuses on poetry informed by participant observation data.

    Associated Search Terms: Jamaica; Literature; Phenomenology; Symbol; Life world; Anti-structure; Liminality; Communitas; Rastafarian, Jamaica
  • Rastafari Roots and Ideology.
    Chevannes, Barry (1994)
    Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Rastafarian, Jamaica; Jamaica
  • Up-full sounds: Language, identity, and the world-view of Rastafari.
    Pulis, John W. (1993)
    Ethnic Groups 10: 185-200.

    Associated Search Terms: Rastafarian; Sociolinguistics; Language
  • Soul Rebels: The Rastafari.
    Lewis, William F. (1993)
    Prospect Heights, Illinois: Waveland Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Rastafarian; Participant observation; Dramaturgy; Jamaica
  • Perspectives on History in Rastafari Thought.
    Taylor, Patrick D.M. (1990)
    Studies in Religion/Sciences religeiuses 19:2: 191-205.

    Associated Search Terms: Rastafarian
  • Prophecy and Ecstacy: Religion and Politics in the Caribbean.
    Glazier, Stephen D. (1986)
    In Jeffrey K. Hadden and Anson D. Shupe, Jr. (eds.), Prophetic Religions and Politics. (Religion and the Political Order, Volume One). New York: Paragon House, pp. 430-447.

    Discusses Rastafarians, Vodun, & Spiritual Baptists.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Caribbean; Spiritual Baptist; Voodoo, Haiti; Rastafarian, Jamaica; Caribbean
  • Indigenous Religions and the Transformation of Peripheral Societies.
    Henry, Paget (1986)
    In Jeffrey K. Hadden and Anson D. Shupe, Jr. (eds.), Prophetic Religions and Politics. (Religion and the Political Order, Volume One). New York: Paragon House, pp. 123-150.

    Discusses Rastafarians, liberation theology, & Islamic revivalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Rastafarian, Jamaica; Liberation theology; Islam; World system; Jamaica
  • New Religious Movements in the Caribbean.
    Hurbon, Laënnec (1986)
    In James A. Beckford (ed.), New Religious Movements and Rapid Social Change. Newbury Park, California: Sage, pp. 145-176.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Pentecostal, Caribbean; Mita, Caribbean; Catholic traditionalists; Catholic, traditionalist movement; Apostles of Infinite Love, Caribbean; Mahikari, Caribbean; Seventh-day Adventist, Caribbean; Jehovah´s Witness, Caribbean; Caribbean; Rastafarian, Caribbean
  • A Pre-Capitalist Mode of Production: Ganja and the Rastafarians in San Fernando, Trinidad.
    Hamid, Ansley (1981)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Columbia University. [DA 42:1 A, p. 274]

    New economic formations emerged with informal groups cultivating & selling marijuana. The adoption of Rastafarian lifeways prevented the development of capitalist structures & inequality.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Trinidad and Tobago, San Fernando; Economic; Rastafarian, Trinidad
  • Rastaman. The Rastafarian Movement in England.
    Cashmore, Ernest (1979)
    London: Allen & Unwin.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Rastafarian, Great Britain
  • Lions in Babylon: The Rastafarians of Jamaica as a Visionary Movement.
    Yawney, Carole Diane (1979)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, McGill University. [DA 40:6 A, p. 3394]

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Marijuana; Rastafarian, Jamaica; Jamaica
  • The Rastafarians: Sounds of Cultural Dissonance.
    Barrett, Leonard E. (1977)
    Boston: Beacon.

    Associated Search Terms: Jamaica; Rastafarian, Jamaica
  • Millenarian Movements and the Politics of Liberation: The Rastafarians of Jamaica.
    Albuquerque, Klaus De (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. [DA 37:5 A, p. 3191]

    Associated Search Terms: Jamaica; Rastafarian, Jamaica; Revolution; Millenarian, Jamaica
  • Dread: The Rastafarians of Jamaica.
    Owens, Joseph (1976)
    Kingston, Jamaica: Sangstor. [London: Heinemann Educational Books, 1979]

    Based on 1970-72 field work in the slums of West Kingston, by a priest/social worker.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Rastafarian, Jamaica; Jamaica
  • Soul Force: African Heritage in Afro-American Religion.
    Barrett, Leonard E. (1974)
    New York: Doubleday.

    A study of the Rastafarian movement in Jamaica.

    Associated Search Terms: Rastafarian, Jamaica; Jamaica
  • Social Structure and Social Movements: The Black Muslims in the U.S.A. and the Ras-Tafarians in Jamaica.
    Watson, G. Llewellyn (1973)
    British Journal of Sociology 24:2: 188-204.

    Focuses on similarities between the 2 movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Black Muslim; Rastafarian, Jamaica; African Americans; Social movement; Jamaica
  • Protest and Mysticism: The Rastafari Cult of Jamaica.
    Kitzinger, Sheila (1969)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 8:2: 240-262.

    Detailed ethnographic study in Jamaica; interprets the institution & its symbols in sociological & psychoanalytic terms.

    Associated Search Terms: Psychoanalytic; Rastafarian, Jamaica; Jamaica
  • The Rastafarians: A Study in Messianic Cultism in Jamaica, West Indies.
    Barrett, Leonard E. (1967)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Temple University. [DA 28:10 A, p. 4246]

    Also Caribbean Monograph Series No. 6 (Rio Piedras: Institute of Caribbean Studies, University of Puerto Rico Press, 1968)]

    Associated Search Terms: Jamaica; Rastafarian, Jamaica; Messian
  • The Rastafari Brethren of Jamaica.
    Kitzinger, Sheila (1966)
    Comparative Studies in Society and History 9: 33-39.

    Reports field work among peasant Jamaican Rastafarians.

    Associated Search Terms: Rastafarian, Jamaica; Rural; Jamaica
  • The Ras Tafari Movement in its Millennial Aspect.
    Simpson, George Eaton (1962)
    In Sylvia L. Thrupp (ed.) Millennial Dreams in Action. (Comparatie Studies in Society and History, Supplement No. 2). The Hague: Mouton, pp. 160-165; also in Peter B. Hammond (ed.) Cultural and Social Anthropology. New York: Macmillan.

    Associated Search Terms: Deprivation; Rastafarian, Jamaica; Millennial; Jamaica; Millenarian, Jamaica
  • The Rastafari Movement in Jamaica: A Study of Race and Class Conflict.
    Simpson, George Eaton (1955)
    Social Forces 34:2: 167-170.

    Descriptive account, based on field work.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Rastafarian, Jamaica; Jamaica; Race
  • Political Cultism in West Kingston, Jamaica.
    Simpson, George Eaton (1955)
    Social and Economic Studies 4:2: 133-149.

    Based on 1953 field work; describes doctrine, meetings, & song lyrics; assesses the political significance of the Rastafarian movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Jamaica; Jamaica, West Kingston; Music; Rastafarian, Jamaica
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