The Resource North American Buddhists in social context, edited by Paul David Numrich

North American Buddhists in social context, edited by Paul David Numrich

Label
North American Buddhists in social context
Title
North American Buddhists in social context
Statement of responsibility
edited by Paul David Numrich
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
294.3/097
Index
no index present
LC call number
BQ736
LC item number
.N67 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Religion and the social order,
Series volume
15
Label
North American Buddhists in social context, edited by Paul David Numrich
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
North American Buddhists : a field of study? / Paul David Numrich -- Themes and issues in the study of North American Buddhists and Buddhism / Janet McLellan -- Temple and society in the new world : Theravada Buddhism and social order in North America / Carl L. Bankston III and Danielle Antoinette Hidalgo -- The Buddhist mission of North America, 1898-1942 : religion and its social functions in an ethnic community / Arthur Nishimura -- Japanese American religiosity : a contemporary perspective / Tetsuden Kashima -- "True Buddhism is not Chinese": Taiwanese immigrants defining Buddhist identity in the United States / Carolyn Chen -- A religious minority within an ethnic minority : Korean American Buddhists / Karen Chai Kim -- The emergence of a new Buddhism : continuity and change / James William Coleman -- Soka Gakkai : engaged Buddhism in North America / Constance Lynn Geekie
Control code
ocn711004358
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 246 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047443537
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004168268.i-247
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b25664815
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)711004358
  • acls1283061090

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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