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  • Religious Affiliation in Contemporary Japan: Untangling the Enigma.
    Roemer, Michael K. (2009)
    Review of Religious Research 50:3: 298-320.

    Based on a representative sample survey; deprivation is related to affiliation with new religions, socialization with Buddhism, the new religions, & Christianity.

    Associated Search Terms: Deprivation; Japan; Membership; Buddhist, Japan; Christian, Japan; Socialization; New religions
  • The Kyoto Tax Strike: Buddhism, Shinto, and Tourism in Japan.
    Graburn, Nelson H.H. (2004)
    In Ellen Badone and Sharon R. Roseman (eds.) Intersecting Journeys. The Anthropology of Pilgrimage and Tourism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, pp. 125-139.

    Examines a refusal of shrine authorities to collect & pay a new city tax, on the basis that visitors to the shrines were religious pilgrims.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Buddhist, Japan; Shinto; Japan, Kyoto; State
  • 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.
  • Religion and Politics in Japan.
    Toyoda, Maria A., and Aiji Tanaka (2002)
    In Ted Gerard Jelen and Clyde Wilcox (eds.) Religion and Politics in Comparative Perspective. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 269-286.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Japan; Japan; Buddhist, Japan; Shinto
  • Land of the Rising Son? Domestic Organization, Ancestor Worship, and Economic Change in Japan.
    Smith, Stephen R. (2000)
    In Sharon K. Houseknecht and Jerry G. Pankhurst (eds.) Family, Religion, and Social Change in Diverse Societies. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 305-323.

    The change from an agricultural to urban society involves a change from a lineage orientation in the family to a nuclear family pattern, & hence a change in who is memorialized in rites concerning the deceased.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Japan; Japan; Family; Change; Ancestor
  • Marketing the Menacing Fetus in Japan.
    Hardacre, Helen (1997)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Japan; Buddhist, Japan; Abortion
  • Buddhism as a Religion of the Family: Contemporary Images in Soto Zen.
    Reader, Ian (1993)
    In Mark R. Mullins, Shimazon Susuma, and Paul L. Swanson (eds.) Religion and Society in Modern Japan. Berkeley, California: Asian Humanities Press, pp. 139-156.

    Associated Search Terms: Japan; Buddhist, Japan; Family; Zen, Japan
  • Japanese Religion and Society. Paradigms of Structure and Change.
    Davis, Winston (1992)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Rebellion; Anti-structure; Pilgrimage; New religions; Buddhist, Japan; Shinto; Japan; Civil religion; Motive; Historical; Secularization; Syncretism; Christian, Japan; Modernization; Protestant Ethic; Itoen
  • Local Japanese Responses to Missionary Activities.
    Ashkenazi, Michael (1991)
    Social Compass 38:2: 141-154.

    Examination of responses to missions in a town in northeastern Japan; the Japanese resist what is strange, foreign, or marginal.

    Associated Search Terms: Japan, Yuzawa; Missions; Buddhist, Japan; New religions; Conversion; Christian, Japan
  • The Transplantation of Religion in Comparative Sociological Perspective.
    Mullins, Mark R. (1990)
    Japanese Religions 16:2: 43-62.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Canada; Christian, Japan; Japan; Transplantation; Buddhist, Canada
  • Lay Buddhism in Contemporary Japan: Reiyukai Kyodan.
    Hardacre, Helen (1984)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Japan; Japan; Laity; Reiyukai, Japan
  • Japanese Religious Affiliations: Motives and Obligations.
    Davis, Winston (1983)
    Sociological Analysis 44:2: 131-146.

    Associated Search Terms: Membership; Shinto; Japan; Motive; Buddhist, Japan
  • Conflict within the Development of Buddhism.
    Matsunami, Yoshihiro (1979)
    Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 6:1/2: 329-345.

    Focuses on the reaction of established Buddhist schools to new ones, especially in Japan.

    Associated Search Terms: Schism; Buddhist, Japan
  • Conventional Religion and Political Participation in Postwar Rural Japan.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr. (1977)
    Social Forces 5:3: 613-629.

    Analyzes 1973-74 questionnaire data from adults in a rural community on Honshu; finds religiosity & political participation moderately correlated, & Jiriki Buddhists more political than Tariki.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Japan; Rural; Politics, Japan; Japan; Jiriki; Tariki
  • A Comparative Study of the Substructures of Religion.
    Yinger, J. Milton (1977)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 16:1: 67-86.

    Analyzes 1971-72 questionnaire data from undergraduate students in 11 nations.

    Associated Search Terms: New Zealand; Thailand; Japan; Korea; Comparative; Definition of religion; Buddhist; Protestant; Catholic; Australia; Students, undergraduate; Atheist
  • Circle of Harmony; A Case Study in Popular Japanese Buddhism, with Implications for Christian Mission (with a chapter by Susumu Akahoshi).
    Dale, Kenenth J. (1975)
    South Pasadena, California: William Carey Library.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular religion; Case study; Japan; Buddhist, Japan
  • Traditional Buddhist Sects and Modernization in Japan.
    Cooke, Gerald Burton (1974)
    Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 1:4: 267-330.

    Sketches of various Japanese Buddhist groups, suggestive of some vitality.

    Associated Search Terms: Sect; Modernization; Buddhist, Japan; Japan
  • Buddhism and This-worldly Activity.
    Tambiah, Stanley J. (1973)
    Modern Asian Studies 7:1: 1-20.

    Departs from Max Weber's analyses; includes sections on Sri Lanka, Thailand, & Japan.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lanka; Inner-worldly; Thailand; Buddhist; Japan
  • Un Temple de Grande Ville et la Population Religieuse Flottante.
    Fujii, Masao (1970)
    Social Compass 17:1: 67-96.

    Study of a temple & cemetery in Yokohama; continued success of the temple will depend less on family bonds & greater on personal faith.

    Associated Search Terms: Japan, Yokohama; Cemetery; Buddhist, Japan
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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