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Title Making religion, making the state : the politics of religion in modern China / edited by Yoshiko Ashiwa and David L. Wank
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (vi, 294 pages)
Contents Making religion, making the state in modern China : an introductory essay / Yoshiko Ashiwa and David L. Wank -- The politics of religion : late-imperial origins of the regulatory state / Timothy Brook -- Positioning religion in modernity : state and Buddhism in China / Yoshiko Ashiwa -- The Catholic pilgrimage to Sheshan / Richard Madsen and Lizhu Fan -- Pathways to the pulpit : leadership training in "patriotic" and unregistered Chinese Protestant churches / Carsten T. Vala -- Institutionalizing modern "religion" in Buddhism : political phases of a reviving field in a Chinese city / David L. Wank -- Islam in China : state policing and identity politics / Dru C. Gladney -- Further partings of the way : the Chinese state and Daoist ritual traditions in contemporary China / Kenneth Dean -- Expanding the space of popular religion : local temple activism and the politics of legitimation in contemporary rural China / Adam Yuet Chau -- The creation and reemergence of Qigong in China / Utiraruto Otehode
Summary This text combines cutting-edge perspectives on religion with rich empirical data to offer a challenging argument about the politics of religion in modern China. The volume goes beyond extant portrayals of the opposition of state and religion to emphasize their mutual constitution
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Religion and state -- China
Religion and politics -- China
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Political Advocacy.
Religion and politics.
Religion and state.
Church and state -- China.
China -- Religion.
Form Electronic book
Author Ashiwa, Yoshiko, 1957-
Wank, David L., 1957-
ISBN 9780804771139