Journal of Global Buddhism

The Journal of Global Buddhism is an open access, peer reviewed scholarly journal established to promote the study of the globalization of Buddhism, both historical and contemporary, and its transnational and transcontinental interrelatedness. We publish research articles, special issues (special focus sections), discussions, critical notes, review essays and book reviews.

The Journal of Global Buddhism welcomes submissions, articles, book reviews, of scholarly and community interest from scholars and Buddhists around the world. More information regarding our focus and scope and author guidelines can be found in our submissions section. If you would like to discuss a potential contribution in advance, feel free to contact the editors at jgb@globalbuddhism.org



Vol 18 (2017)

Table of Contents

Research Articles

Chenxing Han
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1-24

Special Focus: Buddhists and the Making of Modern Chinese Societies

Introduction: Buddhists and the Making of Modern Chinese Societies
Francesca Tarocco
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68-71
C. Julia Huang
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72-90
Khenpo Sodargye, Dan Smyer Yü
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91-111
David McMahan
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112-128
Daniela Campo
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129-154
Francesca Tarocco
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155-175

Review Essays

The Flexible Appropriation of Tradition: Stephen Batchelor’s Secular Buddhism
Winton Higgins
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51-67

Book Reviews

Buddhist Modernities: Re-inventing Tradition in the Globalizing Modern World, edited by Hannah Havnevik, Ute Hüsken, Mark Teeuwen, Vladimir Tikhonov, and Koen Wellens
Ugo Dessi
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25-29
Buddhism and Cultural Studies, by Edwin Ng
Caroline Starkey
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30-34
Foucault, Buddhism and Disciplinary Rules, by Malcolm Voyce
Winton Higgins
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35-39
Figures of Buddhist Modernity in Asia, edited by Samuels, McDaniel, and Rowe
Douglas Gildow
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40-44
Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy, by Evan Thompson
Thomas Calobrisi
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45-50
From Comrades to Bodhisattvas: Moral Dimensions of Lay Buddhist Practice in Contemporary China, by Gareth Fisher
Brian J. Nichols
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176-180
Buddhism, International Relief Work, and Civil Society, edited by Hiroko Kawanami and Geoffrey Samuel
Kai Chen
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181-183
Tibetan Buddhism in Diaspora: Cultural Re-Signification in Practice and Institution by Ana Cristina Lopes
Ilaria Callegari
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184-188