North American Buddhists in Social Context

North American Buddhists in Social Context

eBook - 2008
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This volume marks an important milestone in the growing literature on North American Buddhists - the first multi-author collection of social scientific scholarship on the topic. Chapters examine the current state of research and key aspects of Buddhist life and experience in social context, including group identity and status, religious practices, organizational structures, generational dynamics, relations with non-Buddhist groups and the larger society, and migratory and adaptive processes. Case studies feature Southeast Asian, Japanese, Taiwanese, Korean, meditation-oriented, and socially en.
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
ISBN: 9789047443537
9047443535
9781283061094
1283061090
9789004168268
9004168265
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 246 pages)
Additional Contributors: Numrich, Paul David 1952-- Editor

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