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Book: Power and Agency in the Lives of Contemporary Tibetan Nuns

Chapter: 13. Agency as Resistance and Cultural Maintenance

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.44152


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.”

Chapter Contributors

  • Mitra Härkönen ( - mharkonen) 'University of Helsinki'