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  • Three crucial aspects of religion in human evolution: Shamanism, sacrifice and exogamic alliance.
    Henaff, Marcel (2012)
    European Journal of Sociology 53:3: 327-335.

    Associated Search Terms: Exogamy; Shamanism; Sacrifice; Evolution, social; Evolution, societal
  • Shamanism in northern and southern Eurasia. Their distinctive methods of change of consciousness.
    Witzel, Michael (2011)
    Information sur les sciences sociales 60:1: 39-61.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism
  • Les rendez-vous manqués de l'anthropologie et du chamanisme.
    De la Torre, Renée (2011)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions 153:56: 145-158.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism
  • The Social Roots and Meaning of Trance and Possession.
    Lewis, Loan Myrddin (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 375-388.

    Associated Search Terms: Trance; Shamanism; Possession
  • Seeking Guidance from the Spirits: Neo-shamanic Divination Rituals in Modern Dutch Society.
    Minkjan, Hanneke (2008)
    Social Compass 55:1: 54-65.

    Accounts of neo-shamanic workshops, interpreted as coping with existential insecurity.

    Associated Search Terms: Insecurity; Shamanism; Netherlands; Trance; Divination
  • L'islam populaire kazakh et ouzbek: enracimements locaux et mondialisations.
    Vuillemenot, Anne-Marie (2006)
    Recherches sociologiques 2006:2: 63-78.

    Popular Islam is cultivated by rulers in central Asia as a counter to radical political Islam.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Kazakhstan; Islam, Uzbekistan; Popular religion; Shamanism
  • Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic: Ecstasy and Neo-Shamanism in North European Paganism.
    Blain, Jenny (2002)
    London: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Ecstasy; Europe, northern; Pagan; Shamanism
  • Shamans and Religion.
    Kehoe, Alice B. (2000)
    Long Grove: Waveland Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Shaman
  • Among the Hmong: Bridging the Gap between Shamanism and Medicine.
    Numrich, Paul David (2000)
    Health Care and the New Immigration 17: 1-19.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Hmong Americans; Shamanism
  • Korean Religious Culture and Its Affinity to Christianity: The Rise of Protestant Christianity in South Korea.
    Kim, Andrew Eungi (2000)
    Sociology of Religion 61:2: 117-133.

    Parallels between shaminism & some strains of Protestant Christianity explain the growth of the latter in Korea.

    Associated Search Terms: Protestant, Korea; Korea (South); Magic; Values; Shamanism
  • O xamanismo urbano e a religiosidade contemporânea.
    Magnani, José Guiherme Cantor (1999)
    Religião e sociedade 20:2: 113-140.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism; Urban
  • New Religious Movements and Youth Culture in Great Britain.
    York, Michael (1999)
    In Luigi Tomasi (ed.) Alternative Religions among European Youth. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 83-90.

    Sees rave culture as a shamanistic phenomenon.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism; Dance; New age; Great Britain; Youth; Surrogate for religion
  • Spirit-Writing and the Development of Chinese Cults.
    Lang, Graeme, and Lars Ragvald (1998)
    Sociology of Religion 59:4: 309-328.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism; Medium; China; Fortune telling
  • Shamanism.
    Townsend, Joan B. (1997)
    In Stephen D. Glazier (ed.) Anthropology of Religion. A Handbook. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, pp. 429-469.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism
  • Shamanic Performances on the Urban Scene: Neo-Shamanism in Contemporary Sweden.
    Lindquist, Galina (1997)
    Stockholm: Gotab.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism; Sweden
  • Possible Criteriological Categories Used in the Judgment of the Authenticity of Shamanism.
    Jensen, Alan F. (1996)
    In Lewis F. Carter (ed.), The Issue of Authenticity in the Study of Religions. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI press, pp. 191-206.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism; Native Americans
  • Korean Shamans and the Spirits of Capitalism.
    Kendall, Laurel (1996)
    American Anthropologist 98:3: 512-517.

    Associated Search Terms: Shaman; Korea; Economic
  • Imitation of Christ in Bicol, Philippines.
    Cannell, Fenella (1995)
    Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 1: 377-394.

    Imitation of Christ continues an indigenous shamanic practice of imitating healing spirits.

    Associated Search Terms: Healing; Philippines, Luzon, Bicol Province; Shamanism; Syncretism
  • The empire strikes back. Korean Pentecostal missions to Japan.
    Mullins, Mark R. (1994)
    In Karla Poewe (ed.) Charismatic Christianity as a Global Culture. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, pp. 87-102.

    Background history of American Pentecostal msision to Korea; study of Korean Pentecostal missions to Japan. Koreans tend to 'shamanize' Pentecostalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Korea; Shamanism; Pentecostal, Japan; Korea (South); Missions
  • The Rise of a Refugee God: Hong Kong's Wong Tai Sin.
    Lang, Graeme, and Lars Ragvald (1993)
    Hong Kong: Oxford University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism; Wong Tai Sin; Medium; China, Hong Kong
  • Shamanism today.
    Atkinson, Jane M. (1992)
    Annual Review of Anthropology 21: 307-330.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism
  • The Empire Strikes Back: Korean Pentecostal Missions to Japan.
    Mullins, Mark R. (1992)
    Japanese Religions 17:2: 142-166.

    Historical sociology of Korean Christian Pentecostal churches' missionary activities in Japan.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Pentecostal, Japan; Japan; Missions; Shamanism; Historical
  • Le Chamanisme Islamisé des Peuples d'Asie Centrale./Islamic Shamanism among Central Asian Peoples.
    Basilov, Vladimir N. (1992)
    Diogène 158: 7-19./Diogenes 158: 5-18.

    A general descriptive overview, based on written sources & on ethnographic data from the 1960s & after, from Turkmenia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, & Kirghizia

    Associated Search Terms: Uzbekistan; Participant observation; Shamanism; Asia, central; Kazakhstan; Turkmenistan; Girkhistan
  • Charisma.
    Lindholm, Charles (1990)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts; Basil Blackwell.

    Examines the development of the concept; focuses on the experiential aspect of charisma. Considers manifestations in a primary group (Manson family), communal movement (Jonestown), nation (Hitler), & tribal society (shamanism).

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Jonestown; Manson family; Shamanism
  • The Life and Hard Times of a Korean Shaman: Of Tales and the Telling of Tales.
    Kendall, Laurel (1988)
    Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press

    Associated Search Terms: Shaman; Korea
  • "Adapted for heaven": Conversion and culture in western Sicily.
    Ducchiari, Salvatore (1988)
    American Ethnologist 15:3: 417-441.

    Critical of the deprivation theory approach.

    Associated Search Terms: Phenomenology; Shamanism; Pentecostal, Italy; Italy, Sicily; Deprivation; Conversion; Comparative
  • Shaman: Patterns of Siberian and Ojibway Healing.
    Grim, John A. (1983)
    Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Shaman; Native Americans; Russia, Siberia; Healing
  • Shamans, Power Symbols, and Change in Argentine Toba Culture.
    Miller, Elmer S. (1975)
    American Ethnologist 2:3: 477-496.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; Shaman; Symbol; Native Argentinians; Toba; Argentina, Chaco region; Change
  • Ecstatic Religion: An Anthropological Study of Spirit Possession and Shamanism.
    Lewis, Ioan Myrddin (1971)
    Baltimore, Maryland: Penguin.

    Associated Search Terms: Possession; Shamanism
  • A Statistical Method for the Study of Shamanism: A Case Study from Field Work in Thailand.
    Textor, Robert B. (1961)
    Human Organization 21:1: 56-60.

    Uses structured interview data from clients of a village shaman.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism; Interview; Thailand, Bang Chan
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