Innovative Buddhist Women: Swimming Against the Stream

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Routledge, Sep 5, 2013 - Social Science - 354 pages
Combines the voices of scholars and practitioners in analysing Buddhist women's history. 26 articles document the lives of women who have set in motion changes within Buddhist societies, with analyses of issues such as gender, ethnicity, authority, and class that affect the lives of women in traditional Buddhist cultures and, increasingly, the west.
 

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Contents

PART I THE WORLD OF BUDDHIST WOMEN
3
PART II WOMEN IN COMPASSIONATE SOCIAL ACTION
263
Strategies
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