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By Jinhua Jia,Xiaofei Kang,Ping Yao

ISBN-10: 1438453078

ISBN-13: 9781438453071

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ISBN-13: 9781438453088

A gender-critical attention of girls and faith in chinese language traditions from medieval to fashionable times.

Gendering chinese language Religion marks the emergence of a subfield on ladies, gender, and faith in China reports. starting from the medieval interval to the current day, this quantity departs from the normal and sometimes male-centered categorization of chinese language religions into Confucianism, Buddhism, Daoism, and renowned faith. It makes compelling arguments. First, chinese language girls have deployed particular non secular rules and rituals to empower themselves in a number of social contexts. moment, gendered perceptions and representations of chinese language religions were quintessential to the old and modern development of social and political energy. The members use leading edge methods of getting to know and making use of a wealthy number of resources, many formerly missed via students. whereas all the chapters during this interdisciplinary paintings represents a different viewpoint, jointly they shape a coherent discussion concerning the ancient significance, highbrow chances, and methodological protocols of this new subfield.

Jinhua Jia is Professor of Philosophy and spiritual reports on the collage of Macau.

Xiaofei Kang is affiliate Professor of faith on the George Washington University.

Ping Yao is Professor of historical past and Director of the Asian and Asian American experiences application at California kingdom college, Los Angeles.

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