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  • The Social Philosophy of Buddhism and the Problem of Inequality.
    Chakravarti, Uma (1986)
    Social Compass 33:2/3: 199-221.

    Discusses social context & philosophers' response in 6th century B.C.E. India.

    Associated Search Terms: Stratification; India, ancient; Buddhist
  • The Great Asiatic Religions and their Social Functions./Le Religioni asiatiche e la loro funzione sociale.
    Houtart, François, and Geneviève Lemercinier (1980)
    Louvain-la-Neuve: Centre de Recherches Socio-Religieuse./Roma: Iassua, 1984.

    Associated Search Terms: Functionalism; Asia; India, ancient; Buddhist
  • Social and Economic Factors in the Rise of Buddhism.
    Darian, Jean C. (1977)
    Sociological Analysis 38;3: 226-238.

    Buddhism better satisfied the political & economic needs of rulers & the economic & status needs of merchants than did the earlier Hinduism.

    Associated Search Terms: India, ancient; Buddhist
  • Einige Fragen der Relisionssoziologie und Struktur des südasiatischen Buddhismus.
    Bechert, Heinz (1968)
    In Joachim Matthes (ed.), Beiträge zur religionssoziologischen Forschung/Essays on Research in the Sociology of Religion. Internationales Jahrbuch für Religionssoziologie 4. Köln & Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, pp. 251-295.

    Historical sociological overview; comments on Max Weber's The Religion of India.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist; India, ancient; Weber, Max; Historical
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