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The position of nuns in Thai Buddhism : the parameters of religious recognition

Cook, Nerida M.

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The material presented and the conclusions I hope to reach in this thesis are based on an eight-month period of fieldwork, from December 1978 to July 1979, mainly in a large Bangkok Wat. The participant observation method was used in an attempt to assess the nature and characteristics of the status and role of an hitherto unstudied group — female Buddhist ascetics — which does not form part of the traditional sociological paradigms of Theravada Buddhism. It is hoped that this will help to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-06
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10414

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