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By Leah Kalmanson,James Mark Shields,Peter D. Hershock,Carolyn M. Jones Medine,Ugo Dessi,Melanie L. Harris,John W. M. Krummel,Erin McCarthy

This interdisciplinary selection of essays highlights the relevance of Buddhist doctrine and perform to problems with globalization. From a number of philosophical, non secular, historic, and political views, the authors exhibit that Buddhism—arguably the world’s first transnational religion—is a wealthy source for navigating cutting-edge interconnected global. Buddhist Responses to Globalization addresses globalization as a latest phenomenon, marked via fiscal, cultural, and political deterritorialization, and in addition proposes concrete innovations for bettering international stipulations in gentle of those proof. subject matters comprise Buddhist analyses of either capitalist and materialist economies; Buddhist non secular syncretism in hugely multicultural parts akin to Honolulu; the altering face of Buddhism during the paintings of public intellectuals corresponding to Alice Walker; and Buddhist responses to quite a number matters together with reparations and restorative justice, monetary inequality, spirituality and political activism, cultural homogenization and nihilism, and feminist critique. briefly, the publication seems to be to convey Buddhist principles and practices into direct and significant, but serious, engagement with either the proof and theories of globalization.

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