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書名 Religion and mobility in a globalising asia : new ethnographic explorations / edited by Sin Wen Lau and Nanlai Cao
出版項 London : Routledge, 2014
國際標準書號 9780415716550 (hbk.)
0415716551 (hbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 民族所圖書館  JV8490 .R45 2014    在架上    30520020788064
 近史所郭廷以圖書館  303.5 R382    在架上    30550100562394
說明 xi, 132 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
"This book was previously published as a special issue of the Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology."
This volume examines the dynamic, mutually constitutive, relationship between religion and mobility in the contemporary era of Asian globalisation in which an increasing number of people have been displaced, forcefully or voluntarily, by an expanding global market economy and lasting regional political strife. Seven case studies provide up-to-date ethnographic perspectives on the translocal/transnational dimension of religion and the religious/spiritual aspect of movement. The chapters draw on research into Buddhism, Islam, Chinese qigong, Christianity and communal ritual as these religious beliefs and practices move in and across Singapore, Taiwan, China, Malaysia, Hong Kong, the upper Mekong region, the Thai-Burma border, the Middle East and France. With these diverse and rich ethnographic cases on translocal/transnational Asian religious practices and subjectivities, the book transcends the conventional nation-state centered framework to look into how mobile religious agents are redefining boundaries of local, regional, national identities and recreating translocal, transnational and interregional connectivity. In so doing, it illustrates the importance of promoting a dynamic understanding of Asia not just as a geopolitical entity but as an ongoing social and religious formation in late modernity
Religion and Mobility in a Globalising Asia: An Introduction / Nanlai Cao and Sin Wen Lau -- Refuge and Emplacement through Buddhism: Karen Refugees and Religious Practices in a Northwestern Border Town of Thailand / Prasert Rangkla -- Remembering with Respect: History, Social Memory and the Cross-Border Journeys of a Charismatic Lue Monk / Wasan Panyagaew -- Pig Sacrifices, Mobility and the Ritual Recreation of Community Among the Amis of Taiwan / Shu-Ling Yeh -- Migration as a Spiritual Pathway: Narratives of Chinese Falungong Practitioners in Singapore / Chee-Han Lim -- Journeys of Knowledge: the Role of a Chinese Sufi gongbei in generating mobility between China and Iran / Tiffany Cone -- Mobility, Christianity and Belonging: Reflections of an Overseas Chinese Expatriate Wife in Shanghai / Sin Wen Lau -- Renegotiating Locality and Morality in a Chinese Religious Diaspora: Wenzhou Christian Merchants in Paris, France / Nanlai Cao -- Epilogue: Religion and Mobility in a Globalising Asia / Nicholas Tapp
主題 Asia -- Emigration and immigration
Asia -- Religion
Alt Author Lau, Sin Wen
Cao, Nanlai
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