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Social Justice, Anti-Poverty Work, and Religion

Social Justice, Anti-Poverty Work, and Religion   Reference library

Lara Rusch, R. Khari Brown, Ronald E. Brown, and Francine Banner

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion

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2020
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...soup kitchen, clothing, and homeless programs engaging in community organizing relative to those that provide such programs. That being said, the estimates for Figure 1 are based upon the following formula: P r ( y = 1 | X ¯ , m a x , x k )   −   P r ( y = 1 | X ¯ , m i n , x k ) in which Y represents community organizing and X represents soup kitchen, clothing, and homeless programs. 18. The probability estimates listed in Figures 2 and 3 are derived from logit regression analyses in which the community organizing, clothing, homeless, and food...

Religious Regulation in Brazil

Religious Regulation in Brazil   Reference library

Claudia Cerqueira and Guadalupe Tuñón

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion

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...the bill first, the executive branch proposed the bill that was finally passed. 19. Moraes suspends law of Rondônia that prevented to charge ICMS of churches and temples 20. See for example, “Ensino religioso é obrigatório em 49% de escolas públicas, contra lei” ( http://oglobo.globo.com/ ). 21. The complete presentation can be found online at ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6VzAAtXN9c ). 22. Afro-Brazilian religions in general have faced a wave of attacks due to religious intolerance: their houses of worship, referred to as “terreiros,” have been...

On the Paradox of State Religion and Religious Freedom

On the Paradox of State Religion and Religious Freedom   Reference library

Zachary Elkins

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion

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2020
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Social sciences, Politics, Religion
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...separately, for Latin America the proportion of those constitutions with state religion and those with religious freedom. Latin America is an analytically useful subgroup because its population of states is fairly stable across the last 200 years. Figure 2 shows a striking X-like pattern: evidently, in Latin America at least, state religion and religious freedom have trended in two very different directions. The graph shows that throughout most of the 19th century , most Latin American countries provided for a state religion, but not religious freedom....

Experimentation in the Study of Religion and Politics

Experimentation in the Study of Religion and Politics   Reference library

Paul A. Djupe and Amy Erica Smith

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion

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...; Campbell, Green, & Monson, 2012 ); Joe Lieberman’s historic vice presidential nomination led Kane, Craig, and Wald ( 2004 ) to investigate discrimination against Jewish candidates. List experimental studies have asked, would voters discriminate against “Religious Outgroup X” if they thought no one was watching (as is the case in the privacy of the polling booth)? Respondents are randomly assigned to receive one of two lists of items and asked to report the number of items with which they agree. For instance, interviewers in Kane et al.’s ( 2004 ) ...

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