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  • 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
  • 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
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