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  • Temple and Society in the New World: Theravada Buddhism and Social Order in North America.
    Bankston, Carl L. III, and Danielle Antoinette Hidalgo (2008)
    In Paul David Numrich (ed.) North American Buddhists in Social Context. Leiden: Brill, pp. 51-85.

    Overview.

    Associated Search Terms: Solidarity; Buddhist, Theravada; Laotian Americans; Migrant; Cambodian Americans; Thai Americans
  • Dalla conemplazione all'azione. Forme di modernizzazione nel monachismo buddhista therav‚da.
    Pace, Enzo (2006)
    Religione et societŗ 56: 25-36.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Theravada; Monasticism; Modernization
  • Rebuilding Buddhism: The Theravada Movement in Twentieth-Century Nepal.
    LeVine, S., and David N. Gellner (2005)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Theravada; Nepal; Buddhist, Nepal
  • 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
  • Heartwood: The First Generation of Theravada Buddhism in America.
    Cadge, Wendy (2005)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Studies a Thai community in Philadelphia & a largely "white" American congregation in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

    Associated Search Terms: Thai Americans; Participant observation; Buddhist, Theravada, U.S.A.; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; United States, Massachusetts, Cambridge.
  • Gendered Religious Organizations: The Case of Theravada Buddhism in America.
    Cadge, Wendy (2004)
    Gender and Society 18:6: 777-793.

    Associated Search Terms: Gender; Buddhist, Theravada, U.S.A.
  • Le Bouddhisme Therav‚da en Europe: Histoire, Typologie et Recontre entre un Bouddhisme Moderniste et Traditionaliste.
    Baumann, Martin (2000)
    Recherches sociologiques 31:3: 7-31.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Theravada, Europe; Europe
  • Theravada Buddhism in America: Prospects for the Sangha.
    Numrich, Paul David (1998)
    In Charles S. Prebish and Kenneth K. Tanaka (eds.) The Faces of Buddhism in America. Berkeley: Univrsity of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Theravada, U.S.A.
  • Bayou Lotus: Theravada Buddhism in Southwestern Louisiana.
    Bankston, Carl L. III (1997)
    Sociological Spectrum 17:4: 453-472.

    Alteration in the transplanted religion helped immigrants assimilate.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Assimilation; Participant observation; United States, Louisiana, New Iberia; Buddhist, Theravada, U.S.A.; Laotian Americans; Identity
  • Old Wisdom in the New World. Americanization in Two Immigrant Theravada Buddhist Temples.
    Numrich, Paul David (1996)
    Knoxville, University of Tennessee Press.

    Focuses on 2 temples, in Los Angeles & Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Assimilation; Migrant; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Buddhist, Theravada, U.S.A.; United States, California, Los Angeles
  • Virtuosity, Charisma and Social Order: A Comparative Sociological Study of Monasticism in Theravada Buddhism and Medieval Catholicism.
    Silber, Ilana Friedrich (1995)
    New York: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Theravada; Catholic; Monasticism; Historical
  • Americanization in Immigrant Tharavada Buddhist Temples.
    Numrich, Paul David (1992)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Northwestern University. [DA 53:6 A: 1965]

    Study of a Sinhalese temple in Los Angeles & a Thai one in Chicago. Immigrant & American-born members form parallel congregations with distinctive religious itineraries.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Theravada, U.S.A.; United States, California, Los Angeles; United States, Illinois, Chicago; Migrant; Assimilation
  • De ForÍts en Banlieues. La Transplantation du Bouddhisme Lao en France.
    Choron-Baix, Catherine (1991)
    Archvies de sciences sociales des religions 73: 17-33.

    Based on participant observation among Laotian refugees in France.

    Associated Search Terms: France; Migrant; Laotian French; Buddhist, Theravada, France; Participant observation
  • 'Opting Out' in Theravada Buddhism and Medieval Christianity.
    Silber, Ilana Friedrich (1985)
    Religion 15: 251-277.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, medieval; Buddhist, Theravada; Monasticism
  • Structure and History in the Study of the Relationship between Theravada Buddhism and Political Order.
    Keyes, Charles F. (1978)
    Numen 25:2: 156-170.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Buddhist, Theravada
  • Theravada Buddhism and Political Power--Construction and Destruction of Its Ideological Function.
    Houtart, FranÁois (1977)
    Social Compass 24:2/3: 207-246.

    Discusses the rise of little vehicle Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia, & Indonesia, when tributary systems prevailed; changes came with feudalism, & destructuration with European conquest.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Asia; Ideology; Asia; Tributary system; Buddhist, Theravada
  • Buddhismus, Staat und Gesellschaft in den Lšndern des Theravada-Buddhismus.
    Bechert, Heinz (1967)
    Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Buddhist, Theravada
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