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  • Le Bouddhisme mondialisť. Une perspective sociologique sur la globalisation du religieux.
    Liogier, RaphaŽl (2004)
    Paris: Ellipses

    Analyzes the westernization of the Buddhist traditions, globally, with special focus on Asian nations & France, some information on North America and the U.K.. The westernized traditions legitimate political engagement at the infra- & supra-state levels. Uses a typology of Buddhism: pietist-culturalist, nationalist-moralist, elitist-culturalist, intimist-individualist, & solardist-universalist.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, France; Buddhist, Great Britain; Buddhist; Buddhist, China; Activism; Buddhist, Tibet; Zen; Soka Gakkai, France; Soka Gakkai; Phenomenology; Globalization; Falun Gong; Buddhist, Vietnam; Buddhist, Burma; Buddhist, Tibetan, France; Buddhist, India; Buddhist, Thailand; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Korea; Buddhist, Japan; Buddhist, U.S.A.
  • Organizational Opportunity and Social Movement Mobilization.
    Kurzman, Charles (1998)
    Mobilization 3:1: 23-49.

    Associated Search Terms: Liberation theology; Catholic, Latin America; Shi'ite, Iran; Islam, Iran; Iran; Civil rights movement; National Baptist Convention, U.S.A.; Social movement; Buddhist, Burma; Burma; Politics, Burma; Organization; Latin America
  • D‚na: Du Concept Religieux ŗ ses Manifestations Pratiques en Milieu Bouddhique Birman.
    Lubeigt, Guy (1993)
    Social Compass 40:2: 233-259.

    Describes the context & economic importance of Buddhism in Burma, especially its system of free will contributions.

    Associated Search Terms: Burma; Contributions; Economic; Buddhist, Burma
  • Buddhist Economics and Buddhist Fundamentalism in Burma and Thailand.
    Keyes, Charles F. (1993)
    In Martin Marty and Scott Appleby (eds.) Remaking the World: Fundamentalist Impact. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 367-409.

    Associated Search Terms: Thailand; Burma; Buddhist, Burma; Buddhist, Thailand; Economic
  • Sangha and State in Burma: A Study of Monastic Sectarianism and Leadership.
    Mendelson, E. Michael (1975)
    Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Burma; Burma; Monasticism; Politics, Burma
  • Militant Buddhist Nationalism: The Case of Burma.
    Lewy, Guenter (1972)
    Journal of Church and State 14: 19-41.

    Focuses on the 19th & 20th centuries.

    Associated Search Terms: Burma; Buddhist, Burma; Nationalism
  • Buddhism and Society--a Great Tradition and Its Burmese Vicissitudes.
    Spiro, Melford E. (1971)
    London: Allen & Unwin.

    Associated Search Terms: Burma; Buddhist, Burma
  • Messianic Folk-Buddhism as Ideology of Peasant Revolts in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Burma.
    Sarkisyanz, Emanuel (1968)
    Review of Religious Research 10:1: 32-38.

    Discusses the symbiotic connection of political radicalism to religious millenarianism in turn-of-the-century Burma.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Burma; Burma; Millenarian; Politics, Burma
  • Buddhism, Economic Development, and Neutralism in Burma.
    Wichmann, Arthur A. (1965)
    Southwestern Social Science Quarterly 46:1: 20-27.

    Based on readings of Pali texts.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Burma; Development; Burma; Buddhist, Burma
  • Buddhist Backgrounds of the Burmese Revolution.
    Sarkisyanz, Emanuel (1965)
    The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff.

    While beginning with early Buddhism, the focus is on 19th & 20th century Burmese intellectual history, particularly in its relevance to Burmese politics.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Burma; Revolution; Politics, Burma; Burma
  • Burma: Agriculture, Population and Buddhism.
    Wichmann, Arthur A. (1965)
    American Journal of Economics and Sociology 24:1: 71-83.

    Buddhist thought constitutes an imposing obstacle to the population control policies needed for long-term economic development in Burma.

    Associated Search Terms: Birth control; Buddhist, Burma; Burma; Demography; Development
  • Buddhism and the Burmese Establishment.
    Mendelson, E. Michael (1964)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 9/17: 85-95.

    The "Buddhist Revival" sponsored by U Nu after Burma's independence was an effort by the political authority to strengthen its ascendancy over the Buddhist Sangha (monastic organization).

    Associated Search Terms: Burma; Politics, Burma; Buddhist, Burma
  • Religion and Authority in Modern Burma.
    Mendelson, E. Michael (1960)
    World Today 16:3: 110-118.

    Associated Search Terms: Burma; Buddhist, Burma
  • Burmese Religion and the Burmese Religious Revival.
    Brohm, John F. (1957)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Cornell University. [DA 17:8, p. 1644]

    1953 village study in the Central Plain; suggests contrasts with urban phenomena in Rangoon. Government support of the revival is part of a genuine development in the urban setting, occasioned by contact with the West.

    Associated Search Terms: Burma; World system; Buddhist, Burma
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