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“La Comunità Religiosa come Rete di Mutuo soccorso. Forme di Assistenza Sociale in Risshō Kōseikai”. / Di Febo, Aura.

Atti Covengno AISTUGIA (Associazione Italiana Studi Giapponesi) XLI . 2018.

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Di Febo, A 2018, “La Comunità Religiosa come Rete di Mutuo soccorso. Forme di Assistenza Sociale in Risshō Kōseikai”. in Atti Covengno AISTUGIA (Associazione Italiana Studi Giapponesi) XLI .

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Di Febo, A. (Accepted/In press). “La Comunità Religiosa come Rete di Mutuo soccorso. Forme di Assistenza Sociale in Risshō Kōseikai”. In Atti Covengno AISTUGIA (Associazione Italiana Studi Giapponesi) XLI

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Di Febo A. “La Comunità Religiosa come Rete di Mutuo soccorso. Forme di Assistenza Sociale in Risshō Kōseikai”. In Atti Covengno AISTUGIA (Associazione Italiana Studi Giapponesi) XLI . 2018

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Di Febo, Aura. / “La Comunità Religiosa come Rete di Mutuo soccorso. Forme di Assistenza Sociale in Risshō Kōseikai”. Atti Covengno AISTUGIA (Associazione Italiana Studi Giapponesi) XLI . 2018.

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abstract = "The Religious Community as a Network of Mutual Aid. Social Care activities in Risshō Kōseikai.The paper discusses the social care activities promoted by Japanese new religious organisations, focusing on the lay-Buddhist movement Risshō Kōseikai. Kōseikai{\textquoteright}s welfare activities are examined within the broader framework of Japan{\textquoteright}s welfare system, in comparison with social services offered by non-religious providers. Data collected through 12 months of fieldwork within local congregations revealed many commonalities between their activities and other locally-based networks of mutual support, questioning the distinctiveness of Kōseikai-sponsored care as religiously-connoted. In the eyes of practitioners, however, welfare activities acquire religious significance by being reinterpreted in the light of the movement{\textquoteright}s doctrine, turning into a missionary tool and vehicle for practice.",
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