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Title Social scientific studies of religion in China : methodology, theories, and findings / edited by Fenggang Yang and Graeme Lang
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 312 pages) : illustrations
Series Religion in Chinese societies ; v. 1
Religion in Chinese societies ; v. 1
Contents Years of religious studies in China / Guanghu He -- History as a factor in the social scientific study of Chinese religion / J. Gordon Melton -- Explanations of international differences in religion that may apply to China / V.A. Daniel Olson -- The dilemma of pursuing Chinese religious studies within the framework of Western religious theories / Lizhu Fan -- Religion in China : some introductory notes for the intrepid western scholar / Eileen Barker -- Local ritual traditions of southeast China : a challenge to definitions of religion and theories of ritual / Kenneth Dean -- Contemporary Chinese beliefs and spiritual pursuits / Victor Yuan -- Exploring the relationship between religion and ethnicity in China / Qimin He -- From grassroots association to civil society organization : a case study of the Hebei Province Dragon Tablet Fair / Gao Bingzhong and Ma Qiang -- On the problem of developing a mechanism for the participation of religion in the social services sector / Liu Peng -- Religion and environmentalism in Chinese societies / Graeme Lang and Yunfeng Lu -- Secular state and religious society in mainland China and Taiwan / Richard Madsen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Religion and sociology -- China -- Congresses.
China -- Religion -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Lang, Graeme.
Yang, Fenggang.
LC no. 2010046475
ISBN 9004182462 (electronic bk.)
9004214798 (electronic bk.)
9789004182462 (electronic bk.)
9789004214798 (electronic bk.)