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Australian Aboriginal Societies  

John Hilary Martin

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Oct 2006
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Sep 2009
Indigenous societies are affected by globalization in two ways: the forces of the global economy and culture that come into their traditional homes and their own out-migration to new ... More

Globalization and Gender Inequality: A Contribution from a Latino Afro-feminist Perspective  

Maricel Mena López

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter analyzes the context and daily life of Afro-Caribbean women within globalization in order to find ethnical praxis. This is prevailing and necessary in the actual social model ... More

Globalization, Women, and Religion in the Middle East  

Azza M. Karam

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This chapter begins with a discussion of the legacies of colonialism in the Middle East, and then turns to women and religion in the Middle East, feminisms in the Middle East, and Islamism ... More

Jesuits and Africa  

Festo Mkenda

Jesuits have commanded scholarly attention in recent years, with Jesuit studies almost becoming an independent academic discipline. However, their involvement in Africa remains largely ... More

Native American Religious Societies  

Nimachia Hernandez

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Oct 2006
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Sep 2009
The traditional indigenous peoples of the Americas share much in common with indigenous peoples throughout the world who have been affected by the forces of globalization. At the same time ... More

Nativist Millennialism  

Jean E. Rosenfeld

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
This article examines five nativistic millennial movements that are culturally, geographically, and temporally dissimilar to find the similarities that bind them into a single category: ... More

Pacific Islands Religious Communities  

Joel Robbins

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Oct 2006
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Sep 2009
When one considers processes of globalization in the Pacific Islands, one is struck by the extent to which religion has been central to them. There are grounds to argue that religion, and ... More

Thinking Globally about Local Religious Societies  

Juha Pentikäinen

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Oct 2006
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Sep 2009
Globalization has affected indigenous peoples and their traditional cultures in significant ways. Throughout the world, some 190 million people are identified by religious cultures that ... More

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