Renunciation and Empowerment of Buddhist Nuns in Myanmar-Burma

Building A Community of Female Faithful

Hiroko Kawanami, Lancaster University

Status: 
€94,00
$117.00
ISBN13: 
9789004234406
E-ISBN: 
9789004245723
Publication Date: 
February 2013
Format: 
Paperback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xii, 258 pp.
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ISSN: 
1567-2794
Volume: 
33

Edited by David C.L. Lim

This book examines the passion for race in Malaysia through a burgeoning archive of Malaysia-related social texts, ranging from media and technological discourse, popular culture and literary production to historical writings, produced originally in English, Malay and Mandarin Chinese.
Series: 
Volume: 
19
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004168152
E-ISBN: 
9789047433705
Publication date: 
May 2008
€62,40
$74.40
€104,00
$124.00

Jagdish N. Sinha

This is the first integrated and in-depth study of the state of science during the Second World War in India. Drawing on a variety of sources, it examines the impact of the war on science under colonial conditions and its consequences for India in transition from bondage to freedom.
Series: 
Volume: 
18
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004166455
E-ISBN: 
9789047433347
Publication date: 
June 2008
€69,00
$84.00
€115,00
$140.00

Edited by Lian Kwen Fee, National University of Singapore, and Tong Chee Kiong, National University of Singapore

The contributors to this edited volume, covering a range of social issues ranging from family and aging to sexuality and culture and the arts, critically examine the relevance of social policy as it is understood in the West; and addresses the question of whether Singapore's response is unique.
Series: 
Volume: 
17
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004166424
E-ISBN: 
9789047433323
Publication date: 
March 2008
€69,00
$84.00
€115,00
$140.00

Kenneth Paul Tan

Through close readings of contemporary made-in-Singapore films (by Jack Neo, Eric Khoo, and Royston Tan) and television programs (Singapore Idol, sitcoms, and dramas), this book analyzes the prospects of resistance in an advanced capitalist-industrial society with “global city” aspirations.
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004166431
E-ISBN: 
9789047433330
Publication date: 
March 2008
€76,20
$91.80
€127,00
$153.00

Edited by Kyong-Dong Kim and Hyun-Chin Lim

Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004160217
E-ISBN: 
9789047421238
Publication date: 
July 2007
€62,40
$74.40
€104,00
$124.00

Edited by Dennis Washburn and A. Kevin Reinhart

This volume considers the concept of conversion as a tool for understanding transformations to modernity. It examines conversions to modernity within the Ottoman domain, India, China, and Japan as a reaction to the pressures of colonialism and imperialism.
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004158221
E-ISBN: 
9789047420330
Publication date: 
June 2007
€109,80
$132.60
€183,00
$221.00

Tong Chee Kiong

Disputing the secularization hypothesis, this book examines the relationship between religion and modernity, detailing and explaining religious conversion, revivalism, and religious competition in Singapore.There is intellectualization of religion, a shift from unthinking acceptance to...
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004156944
E-ISBN: 
9789047419693
Publication date: 
April 2007
€76,20
$91.80
€127,00
$153.00

Edited by Juliette Koning and Frans Hüsken

In this volume, anthropologists and sociologists address the issue of changing forms of local social security in Indonesia, pointing to increasingly exclusivist tendencies that leave the poor and weak out. It provides rich data from cases studies in urban and rural Java.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004154872
Publication date: 
October 2006
€62,40
$74.40
€104,00
$124.00

Edited by Chan Kwok-bun

Based on a large-scale survey, indepth interviews and comparative analyses, this book offers deep analyses of work stress and coping among seven professional groups: doctors, lawyers, engineers, nurses, teachers, police officers, and life insurance agents. The book makes practical recommendations...
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004154803
E-ISBN: 
9789047418887
Publication date: 
March 2007
€65,40
$79.20
€109,00
$132.00

Tetsuo Mizukami

This book refines the concept of the sojourner vis-à-vis settler which demonstrates the growing significance in contemporary migration issues. It also illustrates the characteristic patterns of contemporary migration by analysing statistical as well as empirical data on Japanese residency in...
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004154797
E-ISBN: 
9789047411437
Publication date: 
November 2006
€57,60
$69.00
€96,00
$115.00

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