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Buddhist nuns and gendered practice: in search of the female renunciant

Buddhist nuns and gendered practice: in search of the female renunciant

Salgado, Nirmala S.

Based on extensive research in Sri Lanka and interviews with Theravada and Tibetan nuns from around the world, Salgado's groundbreaking study urges a rethinking of female renunciation. Arguing that the lives of nuns defy translation into a politics of global sisterhood equal before law, she calls for more-nuanced readings of nuns everyday renunciant practices.

Publisher: Oxford University Press

USD 37.50

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Title: Buddhist nuns and gendered practice: in search of the female renunciant

Author: Salgado, Nirmala S.

ISBN 13: 9780199760015

ISBN 10: 0199760012

Year: 2013

Pages etc.: xiii+319p., ind., 23cm.

Binding: Paperback

Place of publication: New York

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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