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  • 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: Holiness religion; Dimensions of religiosity; Shaker; Conversion; Seventh-day Adventist; Commune; Sect; Schism; Relative deprivation; New age; Orthodoxy (doctrinal); Deprivation; Functionalism; Compensators; Jehovah┤s Witness; Oneida; Stratification
  • Fundamentalismus als patriarchalische Protestbewegung./Pious Passion: The Emergence of Modern Fundamentalism in the United States and Iran, tr. Don Renau.
    Riesebrodt, Martin (1990)
    TŘbingen: J.C.B. Mohr./Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.

    Typifies fundamentalism as traditionalism mobilized by relative status deprivation; examines Protestant fundamentalism in the U.S. & political Islam in Iran.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Iran; Relative deprivation; Iran; United States; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Politics, Iran; Politics, U.S.A.
  • Relative Deprivation and Resource Mobilization: A Study of Early Quakerism.
    Kent, Stephen A. (1982)
    British Journal of Sociology 33:4: 529-544.

    Sees resource mobilization & relative deprivation theories as complementary; uses early Quakerism in England to illustrate the point.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Historical; Social movement; Quaker, Great Britain; Resource mobilization; Relative deprivation
  • PovertÓ urbana e marginalitÓ: il ruolo della Chiesa.
    Cipriani, Roberto (1981)
    La critica sociologica 57/58: 133-142.

    The Catholic Church, perceived as middle & upper class, deals unsuccessfully with the Roman poor since it fails to understand the phenomenon of relative deprivation.

    Associated Search Terms: Relative deprivation; Stratification; Italy, Rome
  • The Believers: Pentecostalism in a Brazilian City.
    Hoffnagel, Judith (1978)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Indiana University. [DA 39:2 A, p. 962]

    Focuses on the Assembleia de Deus, a large Pentecostal church in Recife; conceptualizes its appeal to the poor non-destitute in terms of relative deprivation theory, & notes its retention of traditional Brazilian paternalist forms.

    Associated Search Terms: Relative deprivation; Pentecostal, Brazil; Assembleia de Deus; Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife
  • How and Why Did Women in Ancient India become Buddhist Nuns?
    Sharma, Arvind (1977)
    Sociological Analysis 38:3: 239-251.

    Uses the concept, elative deprivation, with literary material on early Buddhism.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Orders/congregations; Nun; Relative deprivation; India; Buddhist, India; Historical
  • A Note on Relative Deprivation as Applied to Millenarian and Other Cult Movements.
    Aberle, David F. (1962)
    In S. Thrupp (ed.), Millennial Dreams in Action: Comparative Studies in Society and History, Supplement II. The Hague: Mouton. [Also in W.A. Less and E.Z. Vogt (eds.), Reader in Comparative Religion (New York: Harper & Row, 1963)]

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Millenarian; Deprivation; Relative deprivation
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