Non-institutional Religious Re-composition among the Chinese Youth

  title={Non-institutional Religious Re-composition among the Chinese Youth},
  author={Zhe Ji},
  journal={Social Compass},
  pages={535 - 549}
  • Z. Ji
  • Published 1 December 2006
  • Sociology
  • Social Compass
English The author seeks answers to the perplexing phenomenon: the increasing widespread youth religiosity in contemporary China. How is it possible for young people to acquire such religiosity in a society where the State vigorously opposes religion through its policy and practice? Using data from my own and others’ field observation and investigations, I show that in the past two decades, religious representations and practices have filtered to the Chinese through a variety of secular and non… 
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