Table of contents for The Assembly of listeners : Jains in society / edited by Michael Carrithers, Caroline Humphrey.

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List of contributors
Introduction Michael Carrithers and Caroline Humphrey
1. Jains as a community: a position paper Michael Carrithers and Caroline Humphrey
Part I. Jain Ideals and Jain Identity: 2. Jain ideals and Jain identity Michael Carrithers
3. Somadeva Suri and the question of Jain canon K. R. Norman
5. Women and the reproduction of the Jain community Josephine Reynell
Part II. Local Jain Communities: 6. Local Jain communities Caroline Humphrey
7. The Jain merchant castes of Rasthan: some aspects of the management of social identity in a market town Christine M. Cottam Ellis
8. Jain shopkeepers and moneylenders: rural informal credit networks in south Rajasthan J. Howard M. Jones
9. A study of Jains in a Rajasthan town N. K. Singhi
Part III. Jains In The Indian World: 10. Jains in the Indian world Michael Carrithers
11. The Digambara Jain warrior Paul Dundas
12. Is there a popular Jainism? Padmanabh Jaini
13. Fairs and miracles: at the boundaries of the Jain community in Rajasthan Caroline Humphrey
Part IV. New Jain Institutions In India and Beyond: 14. New Jain institutions in India and beyond Caroline Humphrey
15. Reform movements among jains in modern India Vilas Sangave
16. Orthodoxy and dissent: varieties of religious belief among immigrant Gujarati jains in Britain Marcus Banks
17. The foundations of community among southern Digambar Jains: an essay on rhetoric and experience Michael Carrithers
Conclusion Michael Carrithers and Caroline Humphrey
Glossary and pronunciation
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Jains India Congresses, Jaina sociology Congresses