Mourning the unborn dead a Buddhist ritual comes to America

Wilson discusses how Asian immigrants, convert Buddhists pro-life and pro-choice activists, and ordinary women have imported Japanese rituals to deal with one of the most divisive public issues in American society: abortion. He analyses the implications of these varied appropriations for the America...

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Main Author: Wilson, Jeff
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2009, c2009
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Wilson discusses how Asian immigrants, convert Buddhists pro-life and pro-choice activists, and ordinary women have imported Japanese rituals to deal with one of the most divisive public issues in American society: abortion. He analyses the implications of these varied appropriations for the Americanisation of Buddhism
Physical Description:viii, 260 p. ill
ISBN:9780199870967
0199870969