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  • Shrouded: Islam, War, and Holy War in Southeast Asia.
    Barter, Shane, and Ian Zatkin-Osburn (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:1: 187-201. Critique by Isak Svensson 55:1: 185-189. Reply 55:1: 190-193.

    Assesses different ways of seeing how religiously-inspired cases of violence are. Examines 3 Southeast Asian secessionist wars that include Muslims.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines, Mindanao; Thailand; Indonesia, Aceh; Islam, Philippines; War; Islam, Malaysia; Violence; Islam, Thailand
  • Thailand's Sufficiency Economy: Origins and Comparisons with Other Systems of Religious Economics.
    Noy, Darren (2011)
    Social Compass 58:4: 593-610.

    Examines the "sufficiency economy" model based on the Buddhist sayings of the Thai monarch, Bhumibol Adulyadej.

    Associated Search Terms: Thailand; Buddhist, Thailand; Economic
  • The Religiosity of Youth in Australia and Thailand.
    Hughes, Philip (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 115-145.

    Mostly descriptive statistics from youth surveys in Australia & Thailand.

    Associated Search Terms: Belief; Youth; Values; Practice; Australia; Thailand
  • Religious Diversity in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. National Case Studies.
    Bouma, Gary D., Rod Ling, and Douglas Pratt (2010)
    Dordrecht: Springer.

    Provides reports on the separate nations.

    Associated Search Terms: New Zealand; Palau; Minority; Brunei Darussalam; Kiribati; Marshall Islands; Micronesia; Thailand; Northern Marianas; State; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Timor Leste; Tonga (island nation); Tuvalu; Vanuatu; Nauru; New Caledonia; Competition; Ecumenism; Fiji; French Polynesia; Indonesia; Women; Malaysia; Australia; Papua-New Guinea; Philippines; Pluralism; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Japan
  • The Nature of Spirituality among Young People in Australia and Thailand.
    Hughes, Philip, Parichart Suwanbubbha, and Janram Chaisri (2008)
    Social Compass 55:3: 359-372.

    Based on interviews in 2 countries; Thai adolescents were more likely to identify with religions while Australian adolescents were more likely to use religious traditions as options for life style decisions.

    Associated Search Terms: Thailand; Lifestyle; Adolescents; Australia
  • Imagining the Course of Life. Self-Transformation in a Shan Buddhist Community.
    Eberhardt, Nancy (2006)
    Honolulu: University of Hawai'I Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Thailand; Participant observation; Self; Thailand, Mae Hong Son Province; Shan
  • 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.
  • Religious beliefs and practice, and alcohol use in Thai men.
    Assanangkornchai, Sawitri, Katherine M. Conigrave, and John B. Saunders (2002)
    Alcohol and alcoholism 37:2: 193-197.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Belief; Practice; Thailand
  • Crossing the Gods: World Religions and Worldly Politics.
    Demerath, Nicholas J., III (2001)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Indonesia; Israel; Egypt; China; Turkey; Pakistan; Great Britain, Northern Ireland; Japan; Poland; Sweden; State; Comparative; Politics; Guatemala; Violence; Brazil; India; Thailand
  • Buddhist Economics and Buddhist Fundamentalism in Burma and Thailand.
    Keyes, Charles F. (1993)
    In Martin Marty and Scott Appleby (eds.) Remaking the World: Fundamentalist Impact. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 367-409.

    Associated Search Terms: Thailand; Burma; Buddhist, Burma; Buddhist, Thailand; Economic
  • Merit, Man and Ministry: Traditional Thai Hierarchies in a Contemporary Church.
    Zehner, Edwin (1991)
    Social Compass 38:2: 155-175.

    A Thai Pentecostal Christian movement inadvertently replicates classic Buddhist structures (merit, hierarchy, authority) in its ideology & management patterns.

    Associated Search Terms: Indigenization; Pentecostal, Thailand; Thailand
  • Christianity and Buddhism in Thailand: The 'battle of the axes' and the 'contest of power.'
    Cohen, Erik (1991)
    Social Compass 38;2: 115-140.

    The closer Thais were to being Buddhist intelelctuals, the greater they resisted conversion to Christianity; the closer to animism & folk religion, the less so. Based on literature, interviews, & observation in Thailand.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Christian, Thailand; Thailand; Missions; Folk religion; Buddhist, Thailand
  • The Missionary as Stranger: A Phenomenological Analysis of Christian Missionaries' Encounter with the Folk Religions of Thailand.
    Cohen, Erik (1990)
    Review of Religious Research 31:4: 337-350.

    Associated Search Terms: Phenomenology; Stranger; Thailand; Missionary; Missions
  • Economic Action and Buddhist Morality in a Thai Village.
    Keyes, Charles F. (1983)
    Journal of Asian Studies 42:3: 851-868,

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Buddhist, Thailand; Thailand
  • Étude d'un groupe de trois monastères bouddhiques sis à Thornburi (Thailand): Essai de sociographie bouddhique.
    Mrlière, Michel (1977)
    Genève: Droz.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Thailand, Thon Buri District; Buddhist, Thailand
  • Civic Religion and National Community in Thailand.
    Reynolds, Frank E. (1977)
    Journal of Asian Studies 36:2: 267-282.

    Speaks of "civic" rather than "civil" religion because of a continuity with the premodern era in Thailand.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil religion; Thailand
  • 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
  • Economy, Polity, and Religion in Thailand.
    Kirsch, A. T. (1975)
    In V.W. Skinner and A.T. Kirsch (eds.) Change and Persistence in Thai Society: Homage to Lauristan Sharp. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, pp. 172-196.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Thailand; Economic; Thailand; State
  • Religion among Urban Chinese and non-Chinese in Southeast Asian Countries.
    Mitchell, Robert E. (1974)
    Social Compass 21:1: 25-44.

    Analyzes 1967-68 interview data from Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore, 6 cities in Malaysia, & Taipei; shows religious identities of the Chinese & non-Chinese populations & correlations with age, education, and residential arrangement.

    Associated Search Terms: Hong Kong; China, Hong Kong; Education; Age; Singapore; Malaysia; Taiwan, Taipei; Thailand; Chinese; Urban
  • 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
  • The Problem of Consistency in Thai Religion.
    Piker, Steven (1972)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 11:3: 211-229.

    Based on 1962-63 & '67-68 ethnography in Ayuthaya province, some 50 miles north of Bangkok.

    Associated Search Terms: Thailand, Ayuthaya Province; Participant observation; Buddhist, Thailand
  • Buddhism and National Integration in Thailand.
    Keyes, Charles F. (1971)
    Journal of Asian Studies 30:3: 552-553.

    The Thai government for over a century encouraged the unification of Theravada Buddhism, until the clergy were brought into a single organization.

    Associated Search Terms: State; Thailand; Buddhist, Thailand; Integration (national)
  • Buddhism and the Spirit Cults in Northeast Thailand.
    Tambiah, Stanley J. (1970)
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Thailand; Buddhist, Thailand; Syncretism
  • Merit. An Investigation of the Motivtional Qualities of the Buddhist Concept of Merit in Thailand.
    Mulder, J.A. Niels (1969)
    Social Compass 16:1: 109-120.

    The economy of merit-making provides Thai society with a model that stresses the usefulness of saving, investing, & achieving; merit hence becomes a value that can lead to economic growth.

    Associated Search Terms: Values; Buddhist, Thailand; Thailand; Economic
  • The ideology of merit and the social correlates of Buddhism in a Thai village.
    Tambiah, Stanley J. (1968)
    In Edmund R. Leach (ed.) Dialetics in Popular Religion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 41-121.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Thailand; Thailand; Merit
  • 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
  • A Statistical Method for the Study of Shamanism: A Case Study from Field Work in Thailand.
    Textor, Robert B. (1961)
    Human Organization 21:1: 56-60.

    Uses structured interview data from clients of a village shaman.

    Associated Search Terms: Shamanism; Interview; Thailand, Bang Chan
  • Some Social Features of Siamese Buddhism.
    Coughlin, Richard James (1952)
    Asia 2:7: 403-408.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Thailand; Thailand
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