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Synthesis, part of a Special Feature on A Social-Ecological Analysis of Diversified Farming Systems: Benefits, Costs, Obstacles, and Enabling Policy Frameworks The Role of Rangelands in Diversified
Discussions of diversified farming systems (DFS) rarely mention rangelands: the grasslands, shrublands, and savannas that make up roughly one-third of Earth's ice-free terrestrial area, includingExpand
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Resistance and Salvation in Falun Gong: The Promise and Peril of Forbearance
In Falun Gong forbearance ( ren ), along with truthfulness ( zhen ), and benevolence ( shan ) makes up one of basic characteristics of the universe and forms an essential part of any practitioner9s Expand
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The Spiritual Land Rush: Merit and Morality in New Chinese Buddhist Temple Construction
  • G. Fisher
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  • The Journal of Asian Studies
  • 1 February 2008
This article explores factors contributing to a boom in Buddhist temple construction in contemporary mainland China. In contrast to recent studies focusing on struggles between religious believersExpand
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In the Footsteps of the Tourists: Buddhist Revival at Museum/Temple Sites in Beijing
Only a fraction of the Buddhist temples in Beijing that once housed monastics now function as places for religious activity. Some were demolished while others were converted to schools, governmentExpand
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Religion as Repertoire
This article presents an ethnographic examination of a range of religious practices at the Buddhist Temple of Universal Rescue (Guangji si) in Beijing. Temple-goers engaged in both ritual practicesExpand
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