Gendered Religious Organizations

  title={Gendered Religious Organizations},
  author={Wendy Cadge},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  pages={777 - 793}
  • W. Cadge
  • Published 1 December 2004
  • Sociology
  • Gender & Society
This article examines how organizational context shapes the way gender is socially constructed in two non-Judeo-Christian religious organizations in the United States, one Theravada Buddhist organization founded by immigrants and one started by converts. People at the two organizations disagree with each other about what Theravada Buddhism teaches about women in teaching and leadership positions but agree that outside of these positions, women and men are equally able to gain access to and… 

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