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  • Popular Buddhists: The Relationship between Popular Religious Involvement and Buddhist Identity in Contemporary China.
    Leamaster, Reid J., and Anning Hu (2014)
    Sociology of Religion 75:2: 234-259.

    Analyzes data from the 2007 Spiritual Life Study of Chinese Residents. Buddhist identification predicts popular religious belief and practice, as does seeing inequality as a problem. Education was not related.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; Popular religion; Education; China; Buddhist, China; Ancestor; Urban/rural
  • The Chinese Buddhist Ecology in Post-Mao China: Contours, Types and Dynamics.
    Sun, Yanfei (2011)
    Social Compass 58:4: 498-510.

    Describes governmentally recognized Buddhist temple organizations, established but non-recognized Buddhist groups, and underground syncretistic Buddhist groups in China.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, China; China; Syncretism
  • Buddhist revival under state watch.
    Laliberé, André (2011)
    Journal of Current Chinese Affairs 40:2: 107-134.

    Associated Search Terms: China; Revival; Buddhist, China; State
  • The Religious Awakening in China.
    Stark, Rodney, and Eric Y. Liu (2011)
    Review of Religious Research 52:3: 282-289.

    2001 & '07 surveys show some increase in Christian & Buddhist adherence in China, especially among non-Communists who have some level of prosperity.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; Christian, China; China; Buddhist, China; Politics, China
  • Contemporary Han Chinese Involvement in Tibetan Buddhism: A Case Study from Nanjing.
    Jones, Alison Denton (2011)
    Social Compass 58:4: 540-553.

    Based on 2007-08 field work in Nanjing. A general eclecticism allows Tibetan Buddhism room among Han Chinese.

    Associated Search Terms: Eclecticism; Buddhist, China; Urban; Buddhist, Tibetan, China; China, Nanjing
  • Religion, jeunesse et modernité: Le camp d'été nouvelle pratique rituelle du bouddhisme chinois.
    Ji, Zhe (2011)
    Social Compass 58:4: 525-539.

    Observations on a Buddhist youth summer camp.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, China; China; Youth; Youth ministry
  • In the footsteps of the tourists: Buddhist revival at museum/temple sites in Beijing.
    Fisher, Gareth (2011)
    Social Compass 58:4: 511-524.

    Based on participation at 2 Beijing museum/temples. Lay Buddhists are challenging the "museumification" of Buddhist temples.

    Associated Search Terms: Temple; State; Revival; China, Beijing; Buddhist, China; Participant observation
  • A Modern Religion? The State, the People, and the Remaking of Buddhism in Urban China Today.
    Jones, Alison Denton (2010)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard University.

    Associated Search Terms: China; Buddhist, China
  • A Modern Religion? The State, the People, and the Remaking of Buddhism in Urban China Today.
    Denton Jones, Alison (2010)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard University.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, China
  • Entre désécularisation et resacralisation: Bouddhistes laïcs, temples et organisations philanthropiques en Chine.
    Laliberté, André (2009)
    Social Compass 56:3: 345-361.

    Describes Buddhist philanthropic organizations in contemporary China.

    Associated Search Terms: Philanthropy; China; Buddhist, China
  • The spiritual land rush: Merit and morality in the new Chinese Buddhist temple construction.
    Fisher, Gareth (2008)
    Journal of Asian Studies 67: 143-170.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, China; China; Temple
  • Mémoire reconstituée: les stratégies mnémoniques dans le reconstruction d'un monastère bouddhique.
    Ji, Zhe (2007)
    Cahiers internationaux de sociologie 122: 145-164.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Buddhist, China; Memory; China
  • The Bailin Buddhist Temple: Thriving under Communism.
    Yang, Fenggang, and Dedong Wei (2005)
    In Fenggang Yang and Joseph B. Tamney (eds.), State, Market, and Religions in Chinese Societies. Religion and the Social Order 11. Leiden: Brill, pp. 63-86.

    Historical background & description of the Bailin Temple.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Mahayana, China; China, Hebei, Zhaoxian; Temple
  • Of Temples and Tourists: The Effects of the Tourist Political Economy on a Minority Buddhist Community in Southwest China.
    Borchert, Thomas (2005)
    In Fengang Yang and Joseph B. Tamney (eds.), State, Market, and Religions in Chinese Societies. Religion and the Social Order 11. Leiden: Brill, pp. 87-111.

    The Wat Pajie Temple "performs" manifestations of ethnic minority Dai-lue culture in Yunnan Province for economic reasons.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Theravada, China; Temple; Dae-lue; China, Yunnan, Sipsongpanna; Economic; Tourists
  • Introduction.
    Tamney, Joseph B. (2005)
    In Fengang Yang and Joseph B. Tamney (eds.), State, Market, and Religions in Chinese Societies. Religion and the social Order 11. Leiden: Brill, pp. 1-17.

    More an overview of religion among the Chinese peoples than a mere introduction to the volume.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian, Singapore; Change; Daoist; Buddhist; Folk religion; Taiwan; Singapore; State; Christian, China; China; Christian, Taiwan; Modernization; Confucian
  • Buddhism and the state: The new relationship.
    Ji, Zhe (2004)
    China Perspectives 55: 1-12.

    Associated Search Terms: China; State; Buddhist, China
  • Le Bouddhisme mondialisé. Une perspective sociologique sur la globalisation du religieux.
    Liogier, Raphaël (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.
  • A Comparative Sociology of World Religions: Virtuosos, Priests, and Popular Religion.
    Sharot, Stephen (2001)
    New York: New York University Press.

    An updating of a Weberian treatment of elite & popular religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, medieval; Confucian; Hindu; Weber, Max; Commodification; Buddhist; Historical; Reformation; Islam; State; Taiwan; Hierocracy; India; Virtuoso; Little tradition; Jewish; Big tradition; Comparative; China; Daoist; Syncretism; Popular religion; Elite
  • Religion und Lebensführung. Studien zu Max Webers Religions- und Herrschaftssoziologie, 2 vols.
    Schluchter, Wolfgang (1988)
    Frankfurt: Suhrkamp.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew; Puritan; Otherworldliness; Weber, Max; Early Christian; Asceticism; Confucian, China; China; Charisma; Daoist, China; Buddhist; Hindu; Rationalization; Islam; Jewish; Protestant Ethic
  • Chinese Communit Attitudes Toward Buddhism in Chinese History.
    Ch'en, Kenneth (1965)
    China Quarterly 22: 14-30.

    Review of the accounts given by communist historians.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, China; China
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