Power and Agency in the Lives of Contemporary Tibetan Nuns - An Intersectional Study - Mitra Härkönen

Power and Agency in the Lives of Contemporary Tibetan Nuns - An Intersectional Study - Mitra Härkönen

13. Agency as Resistance and Cultural Maintenance

Power and Agency in the Lives of Contemporary Tibetan Nuns - An Intersectional Study - Mitra Härkönen

Mitra Härkönen [+-]
University of Helsinki
Mitra Härkönen is a researcher and lecturer at the Faculty of Theology at the University of Helsinki, Finland.

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In addition to open resistance, there is also more subtle opposition. The interviews suggest that the Tibetan monastic institution has maintained its significance for the Tibetans interviewed because it is used on behalf of “cultural defence” and “cultural transition.”

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Härkönen, Mitra. 13. Agency as Resistance and Cultural Maintenance. Power and Agency in the Lives of Contemporary Tibetan Nuns - An Intersectional Study. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 178-185 Jan 2023. ISBN 9781800503014. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=44152. Date accessed: 03 Feb 2023 doi: 10.1558/equinox.44152. Jan 2023

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