Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Innovative Buddhist Women: Swimming Against the Stream” as Want to Read:
Innovative Buddhist Women: Swimming Against the Stream
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Innovative Buddhist Women: Swimming Against the Stream

by
0.0  ·  Rating Details ·  0 Ratings  ·  0 Reviews
Combines the voices of scholars and practitioners in analysing Buddhist women's history. 26 articles document the lives of women who have set in motion changes within Buddhist societies, with analyses of issues such as gender, ethnicity, authority, and class that affect the lives of women in traditional Buddhist cultures and, increasingly, the west.
Paperback
Published July 25th 2000 by Routledge/Curzon
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Innovative Buddhist Women, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Innovative Buddhist Women

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-13)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Jessica Zu
Aug 04, 2011 Jessica Zu rated it it was amazing
This book is more about women's studies in Buddhism rather than feminists dialogue with Buddhists. I find the research articles very high quality in their own right, yet I sense that a certain gender-inclusiveness is missing in the methodology of their research. I would rather try a different approach which is more gender-inclusive because the dynamics among genders in Buddhism is very complex therefore more interesting. It is not possible to separate women from men, I don't like this dichotomy ...more
Nazia
Nazia rated it really liked it
Nov 24, 2014
Mel
Mel marked it as to-read
Jan 26, 2008
Kimberly
Kimberly marked it as to-read
Sep 10, 2009
Ashley
Ashley marked it as to-read
Jul 25, 2011
Sophie
Sophie marked it as to-read
Dec 08, 2013
Leni
Leni marked it as to-read
Dec 30, 2013
Melissa
Melissa marked it as to-read
Jan 25, 2014
Kim
Kim marked it as to-read
Feb 04, 2014
Julie
Julie marked it as to-read
Mar 17, 2014
Catherine
Catherine marked it as to-read
Jan 25, 2015
Marta Pereira
Marta Pereira marked it as to-read
Mar 03, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book