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Affect and the Self

A. L. Epstein

in In the Midst of Life: Affect and Ideation in the World of the Tolai

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520075627
eISBN:
9780520911642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520075627.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the various dimensions of the self in the Tolai context, and is organized around such terms as individuality, selfhood, and identity. None of these has achieved in the ... More


Introduction: Entering a Landscape of Mindfulness

J. L. Cassaniti

in Remembering the Present: Mindfulness in Buddhist Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501707995
eISBN:
9781501714177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707995.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the landscape of mindfulness practices in the regions of South and Southeast Asia, where people overwhelmingly follow the kind of Theravāda Buddhism from which the modern ... More


Conclusion: Asia and the United States

J. L. Cassaniti

in Remembering the Present: Mindfulness in Buddhist Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501707995
eISBN:
9781501714177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707995.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The final chapter returns the analysis back to mindfulness in the United States, and the lessons learned about how mindfulness is understood differently in Thailand, Burma and Sri Lanka compared with ... More


Working and Raising Moral Children

Nancy Rosenberger

in Dilemmas of Adulthood: Japanese Women and the Nuances of Long-Term Resistance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836962
eISBN:
9780824870898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836962.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how working mothers balance their careers and having to raise children who would be cooperative, moral individuals. Drawing on interviews with thirteen employed mothers—six ... More


Epilogue

Alka Hingorani

in Making Faces: Self and Image Creation in a Himalayan Valley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835255
eISBN:
9780824871345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835255.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This epilogue provides an account of the consecration of a new temple building for an old god in Kullu, where local families were invited to participate in the sharing of ritual space and ceremonial ... More


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