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  • Buddhism and Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka.
    Grant, Patrick (2009)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Conflict; Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Sri Lanka
  • Buddhism, Ethnicity, and Identity.
    Obeyesekere, Gananath (2006)
    In Mahinda Deegalle (ed.) Buddhism, Conflict and Violence in Modern Sri Lanka. London: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Ethnic; Identity, national; Sri Lanka
  • 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.
  • The Work of Kings: The New Buddhism in Sri Lanka.
    Seneviratne, H.L. (1999)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Sri Lanka
  • Women under the Bo Tree. Buddhist Nuns in Sri Lanka.
    Bartholomeusz, Tessa (1994)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Nun; Sri Lanka
  • Conflits Sociaux et Bouddhisme à Sri Lanka.
    Mahasinghe, Gananath (1992)
    In François Houtart et al., Ruptures sociales et religion. L'Éthique religieuse des rapports sociaux dans les sociétés du sud et en Europe. Paris: L'Harmattan; Louvain-la-Neuve: Centre Tricontinental, pp. 155-161.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Sri Lanka
  • The Spirit of Religion and the Secular Interest: Sri Lankan Buddhism and Max Weber's Thesis Today.
    Hewa, Soma (1992)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Twentieth-Century World Religious Movements in Neo-Weberian Perspective. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen, pp. 61-73.

    Notes that most Asians, as the Sri Lankan Buddhists, dissociate economic activity from their other-worldly traditions, but nevertheless pursue it.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lanka; Economic; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Weber, Max
  • Buddhism Transformed: Religious Change in Sri Lanka.
    Gombrich, Richard F., and Gananath Obeyesekere (1988)
    Princeton: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Change
  • Empirical Buddhism: A Novel Aspect of Sinhalese Buddhism Made Explicit.
    Kalansuriya, A.D.P. (1978)
    Social Compass 25:2: 251-265.

    Criticizes P.A.S. Saram & others who conceptualize in terms of a no-longer existent form of Buddhism rather than from empirically evident conduct.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Sri Lanka
  • Buddhism and the Definition of Religion.
    Southwold, Martin (1978)
    Man 13: 362-379.

    Based on 1974-75 ethnography in the Kurenegala District of Sri Lanka; Buddhism is not theistic, but religion can be defined by some, not necessarily all, of a list of potential traits.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lanka, Kurenegala District; Definition of religion; Buddhist, Sri Lanka
  • Buddhism and Society in Modern Sri Lanka./Bouddhisme et Société à Sri Lanka.
    Saram, P.A.S. (1977)
    International Social Science Journal 29:2: 313-323./Revue internationale des sciences sociales 29:2: 338-349.

    General historical discussion, framed in terms of Buddhist doctrine, the feudal church, Buddhism as separate from the feudal order, Buddhist culture, & Buddhism amidst modern politics.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Sri Lanka; Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Sri Lanka
  • Weberian Buddhism and Sinhalese Buddhism.
    Saram, P.A.S. (1976)
    Social Compass 23:4: 355-382.

    Examines the relationship between Buddhism & popular religion in Sri Lanka; assesses the impact of Weberian sociology on the study of Buddhism, & proposes a new approach.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lanka; Weber, Max; Buddhist, Sri Lanka
  • Les Fonctions Sociales de la Symbolique Religieuse chez les Bouddhistes à Sri Lanka.
    Houtart, François (1974)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 37: 23-41.

    Examines Buddhist expressions in 3 areas of Sinhalese society: rural regions, cities, & political surroundings.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Sri Lanka; Rural; Urban; Politics, Sri Lanka
  • Westernization or Modernization? The Case of Sinhalese Buddhism.
    Ames, Michael M. (1973)
    Social Compass 20:2: 139-170.

    Western symbolic forms are related accidentally but not essentially to modernization in Sri Lanka.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Sri Lanka; Modernization
  • On the Meaning of Food Offering in Ceylon.
    Yalman, Nur (1973)
    Social Compass 20:2: 287-302.

    Interprets food rituals in terms of a symbolic code that points to family, caste, & the supernatural.

    Associated Search Terms: Ritual; Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Sri Lanka
  • Le clergé Bouddhiste d'une circonscription Kandienne et les élections générales de 1965.
    Gombrich, Richard F. (1973)
    Social Compass 20:2: 257-268.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Sri Lanka; Sri Lanka; Clergy role; Buddhist, Sri Lanka
  • The Buddhist-Christian Confrontation in Ceylon, 1800-1880.
    Malalgoda, Kitsiri (1973)
    Social Compass 20:2: 171-200.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lanka; Christian, Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Sri Lanka
  • Buddhist Leadership in the Nationalist Movement of Ceylon: The Role of the Temperance Campaign.
    Fernando, Tissa (1973)
    Social Compass 20:2: 333-336.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lanka; Nationalism; Temperance; Politics, Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Sri Lanka
  • Champ Religieux et Champ Politique dans la Société Singhalaise.
    Houtart, François (1973)
    Social Compass 20:2: 105-138.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lanka; Catholic, Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Politics, Sri Lanka
  • The Goddess Pattini and the Lord Buddha. Notes on the Myth of the Birth of the Deity.
    Obeyesekere, Gananath (1973)
    Social Compass 20:2: 217-229.

    Examines the symbolization of purity & impurity in 2 nativity myths.

    Associated Search Terms: Pattini; Nativity myth; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Sri Lanka
  • L'ordination boudhiste à Ceylan.
    Seneviratne, H.L. (1973)
    Social Compass 20:2: 251-256.

    The Buddhist ordination rite in 18th century Ceylon is presented as having 2 kinds of symbolic meaning, one internal to the rite & the other related to the legitimation of royal power.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Legitimation; Historical; Sri Lanka; Ritual
  • An "Anatomy" of the Buddhist Renaissance in Ceylon in the Work of K.N. Jayatilleke.
    Wilson, Howard A. (1973)
    Social Compass 20:2: 201-215.

    Associated Search Terms: Jayatilleke, K.N.; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Sri Lanka
  • How Buddhists and Catholics of Sri Lanka See Each Other--A Factor Analytic Approach.
    Fernando, Charlie (1973)
    Social Compass 20:2: 321-332.

    Factor analysis of 1970 survey data.

    Associated Search Terms: Factor analysis; Catholic, Sri Lanka; Sri Lanka; Perception; Buddhist, Sri Lanka
  • 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
  • Some Observations on the Religious Festivals, Village Rituals and the Religiosity of the Sinhala Rural Folk in the N.C.P. Ceylon.
    Pathirana-Wilmaladherma, Kapila (1973)
    Social Compass 20:2: 267-285.

    Studies the dry North Central Province; consonant with economic changes that development occasions, there is a parallel rationalization in peasants' religious attitudes & conduct.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Sri Lanka, North Central Province; Rationalization; Economic; Feast
  • Precept and Practice: Traditional Buddhism in the Rural Highlands of Ceylon./Buddhist Precept and Practice.
    Gombrich, Richard F. (1971)
    Delhi: Oxford University Press/Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1991.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Sri Lanka
  • Monastic Landlordism in Ceylon: A Traditional System in a Modern Setting.
    Evers, Hans-Dieter (1969)
    Journal of Asian Studies 28:3: 685-692.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Monasticism; Economic
  • The Buddhist Sanga in Ceylon and Thailand. A Comparative Study of Formal Organizations in Two Non-Industrial Societies.
    Evers, Hans-Dieter (1968)
    Sociologus 18:1: 20-35.

    Based on 1964-66 fieldwork in then-Ceylon & Thailand.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Thailand; Sri Lanka; Thailand
  • Kinship and Property Rights in a Buddhist Monastery in central Ceylon.
    Evers, Hans-Dieter (1968)
    Journal of Asian Studies 27:2: 541-550.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lanka; Economic; Family; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Monasticism
  • The Sinhalese Buddhist Revolution.
    Smith, Donald Eugene (1966)
    In Donald E. Smith (ed.) South Asian Politics and Religion. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Revolution; Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Sri Lanka
  • Traditional Values and the Modernization of a Buddhist Society: The Case of Ceylon.
    Sarachandra, Ediriweera R. (1965)
    In Robert N. Bellah (ed.) Religion and Progress in Modern Asia. New York: Free Press, pp. 109-123.

    The elite Buddhism emphasizes a non-theist cult of knowledge for progress; the common person needs a theist or polytheist hierarchy for magical recourse.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Popular religion; Stratification; Sri Lanka; Modernization
  • Buddhism and British Colonial Policy in Ceylon, 1815-1875.
    Evers, Hans-Dieter (1964)
    Asian Studies 2:3: 223-233.

    Associated Search Terms: Colonialism; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Sri Lanka
  • Die soziale Organisation der singhalesischen Religion.
    Evers, Hans-Dieter (1964)
    Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozial-psychologie 16:2: 314-326.

    Describes 3 roles: Buddhist monk, priest of the gods, & exorcist; the 3 spheres form a coherent total phenomenon rather than separate sects.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Exorcist; Clergy role; Monk; Organization
  • Buddhistische Gesellschaftsordnung und buddhistischer Wohlfahrtsstaat-religionssoziologische Grundlagen des ceylonesischen Nationalismus.
    Evers, Hans-Dieter (1963)
    Moderne Welt 4: 265-277.

    Associated Search Terms: Nationalism; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Sri Lanka
  • An Outline of Recent Social and Religious Changes in Ceylon.
    Ames, Michael M. (1963)
    Human Organization 22:1: 45-53.

    Illustrates how religious belief of the Sinhalese Buddhists changed as the literati monks' status declined & a new Buddhist intelligentsia emerged in response to Western culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Intellectuals; Mobility (vertical); Change
  • Sinhalese Social Organization.
    Pieris, Ralph (1956)
    Peradeniya: Ceylon University Press Board.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Sri Lanka
  • Caste in Modern Ceylon. The Sinhalese System in Transition.
    Ryan, Bruce (1953)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Caste; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Sri Lanka; Change
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