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  • Religion and Health in Japan: Past Research, New Findings, and Future Directions.
    Roemer, Michael K. (2011)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) Toward a Sociological Theory of Religion and Health. Leiden: Brill, pp. 115-140.

    Overview of studies of religion & health in Japan. Analyzes survey data from Kyoto, showing favorable & unfavorable effects of various kinds & dimensions of religion on health.

    Associated Search Terms: Japan, Kyoto; Health
  • Religion and Psychological Distress in Japan.
    Roemer, Michael K. (2010)
    Social Forces 89: 559-584.

    Analyzes survey data from Kyoto Prefecture.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; Stress; Japan, Kyoto; Depression
  • Ritual Participation and Social Support in a Major Japanese Festival.
    Roemer, Michael K. (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:2: 185-200.

    Males' participation in the Gion Festival integrates them into the community.

    Associated Search Terms: Japan, Kyoto; Ritual; Feast
  • Religious Tourism in Japan: Kyoto's Gion Festival.
    Roemer, Michael K. (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 187-218.

    Based on 1995-2005 fieldwork & 2005 survey.

    Associated Search Terms: Tourists; Shinto; Japan, Kyoto; Feast
  • 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: Japan, Kyoto; Buddhist, Japan; Shinto; Pilgrimage; State
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