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Buddhist responses to globalization

Author: Leah Kalmanson
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This interdisciplinary collection of essays highlights the relevance of Buddhist doctrine and practice to issues of globalization. From philosophical, religious, historical, and political  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leah Kalmanson
ISBN: 0739180541 9780739180549
OCLC Number: 893054264
Description: XIV, 167 Seiten ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction, James Mark Shields and Leah KalmansonPart I: Globalization as Spatial, Cultural, and Economic Deterritorialization1) Squaring Freedom with Equity: Challenging the Karma of the Globalization of Choice, Peter D. Hershock2) Alice Walker, the Grand Mother, and a Buddhist-Womanist Response to Globalization, Carolyn M. Jones Medine3) Religious Change as Glocalization: The Case of Shin Buddhism in Honolulu, Ugo Dessi4) From Topos to Utopia: Critical Buddhism, Globalization, and Ideology Criticism, James Mark ShieldsPart II: Normative Responses to Globalization5) An Inexhaustible Storehouse for an Insurmountable Debt: A Buddhist Reading of Reparations, Leah Kalmanson6) Engaged Buddhism and Liberation Theologies: Fierce Compassion as a Mode of Justice, Melanie L. Harris7) World, Nothing, and Globalization in Nishida and Nancy, John W. M. Krummel8) A Zen Master Meets Contemporary Feminism: Reading Dogen as a Resource for Feminist Philosophy, Erin McCarthy
Responsibility: ed. by Leah Kalmanson and James Mark Shields.


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I feel the book is a coherent study that should be welcomed by those interested in socially engaged Buddhism and globalization. * Journal of Global Buddhism * Buddhism's millennia-long eastward Read more...

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