Religion, politics and the meaning of self-sacrifice for Tibet

@article{Ramsay2016ReligionPA,
  title={Religion, politics and the meaning of self-sacrifice for Tibet},
  author={Zara Ramsay},
  journal={Contemporary South Asia},
  year={2016},
  volume={24},
  pages={75 - 93}
}
  • Zara Ramsay
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Contemporary South Asia
This paper analyses opinions of political self-sacrifice amongst Tibetan refugees, and explores their meaning for wider debates on the evolving relationship between religion and politics in the Tibetan national struggle. This is a particularly pertinent question at present, given the recent prevalence of self-immolation in Tibet and connected debates about whether such protests are religious or political issues. Does the increase of self-sacrificial political methodology indicate a… Expand
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