Renunciation and Empowerment of Buddhist Nuns in Myanmar-Burma

Building A Community of Female Faithful

Hiroko Kawanami, Lancaster University

Status: 
€83,00
$115.00
ISBN13: 
9789004234406
E-ISBN: 
9789004245723
Publication Date: 
February 2013
Format: 
Paperback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xii, 258 pp.
Imprint: 
Language: 
Main Series: 
ISSN: 
1567-2794
Volume: 
33

Paola Cavaliere, independent scholar

Promising Practices explores the ways women’s participation in contemporary Japanese religious civic organizations can work as a gateway toward participatory democracy and presents new perspectives on values and social interactions that embed democracy in the everyday women’s lives.
Series: 
Volume: 
39
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004282162
Expected: 
January 2015
In Migration as Transnational Leisure: The Japanese Lifestyle Migrants in Australia Jun Nagatomo discusses a new type of migration in which “lifestyle” is at the core of middle class aspirations to migrate.
Series: 
Volume: 
38
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004282995
Expected: 
December 2014

Jia Gao, Melbourne University

In Chinese Activism of a Different Kind, Jia Gao examines the social behavior and pattern of actions of 45,000 or so Chinese students in their effort to stay permanently in Australia after the June 4 incident of 1989.
Series: 
Volume: 
37
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004258617
Publication date: 
September 2013

Edited by Eldar Bråten, University of Bergen

Embedded Entrepreneurship examines the importance of cultural meaning in the creation and utilization of economic value. The authors demonstrate that micro-scale entrepreneurship in Insular Southeast Asia is culturally embedded, and suggest theoretical convergences between economic anthropology...
Series: 
Volume: 
36
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004250284
Publication date: 
July 2013

Edited by Richard Fox Young, Princeton Theological Seminary and Jonathan A. Seitz, Taiwan Theological Seminary

Asia in the Making of Christianity studies the experience of converts from fifteen locations throughout Asia, using a variety of approaches to examine the meaning of becoming Christian. The book addresses and assesses models under debate for understanding religious conversion.
Series: 
Volume: 
35
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004236622
Publication date: 
April 2013

Edited by Marlene Laruelle, George Washington University

Since the start of the 1990s, Central Asia has been the main purveyor of migrants in the post-Soviet space. These massive migrations impact issues of governance; patterns of social adaptation; individual and collective identity transformations; and gender relation in Central Asia.
Series: 
Volume: 
34
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004226814
Publication date: 
April 2013

Edited by Thomas A. Reuter, University of Melbourne and Alexander Horstmann, Mahidol University

Revitalization of religious and cultural traditions is taking place in nearly all contemporary Asian societies and beyond. Faith in the Future: Understanding the Revitalization of Religions and Cultural Traditions in Asia provides a comparative analysis of the key features and aspirations of...
Series: 
Volume: 
32
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004230378
Publication date: 
October 2012

Rossella Ceccarini

This book analyzes the reception of artisanal pizza in Japan through the lens of professional pizza chefs. The movement of food and workers, and the impact that such movements have on the artisanal workers occupation are at issue.
Series: 
Volume: 
31
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004194663
Publication date: 
February 2011
Series: 
Volume: 
30
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004189171
Publication date: 
November 2010
Series: 
Volume: 
29
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004183032
Publication date: 
April 2010

Pages