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Product Description: This interdisciplinary volume questions one of the most fundamental tenets of social theory by focusing on detachment, an important but neglected aspect of social life. Going against the grain of recent theoretical celebrations of engagement, this book challenges us to re-think the relational basis of social theory...read more
By Matei Candea (editor), Joanna Cook (editor), Catherine Trundle (editor) and Thomas Yarrow (editor)

Hardcover:

9780719096853 | Manchester Univ Pr, October 1, 2015, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This interdisciplinary volume questions one of the most fundamental tenets of social theory by focusing on detachment, an important but neglected aspect of social life.

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Product Description: In contemporary Thai Buddhism, the burgeoning popularity of vipassanā meditation is dramatically impacting the lives of those most closely involved with its practice: monks and mae chee (lay nuns) living in monastic communities. For them, meditation becomes a central focus of life and a way to transform the self...read more

Paperback:

9781107660557 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 10, 2014, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In contemporary Thai Buddhism, the burgeoning popularity of vipassanā meditation is dramatically impacting the lives of those most closely involved with its practice: monks and mae chee (lay nuns) living in monastic communities.

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