Buddhist sociology/social psychology

Schipper, J. (2012). Toward a Buddhist sociology: theories, methods, and possibilities. American Sociology, 43, 203-222.

Bell, I. (1979). Buddhist sociology: some thoughts on the convergence of sociology and the Eastern paths of liberation. In Bell, I., & McGrane, B. (1999). This Book is Not Required: An Emotional Survival Manual for Students (Revised Edition). London: Pine Forge Press.

Clammer, J. (2009). Sociology and Beyond: Towards A Deep Sociology. Asian Journal of Social Science 37 (3), 332–346.

McGrane, B. (1993). Zen sociology: don’t just do something, stand there! Teaching Sociology, 21, 79-84.

McGrane, B. (1993). Zen sociology: the un-TV experiment. Teaching Sociology, 21, 85-89.

McGrane, B. (1994). The Un-TV and the 10MPH Car: Experiments in Personal Freedom and Everyday Life. Fort Bragg, CA: The Small Press.

Empirical Studies
Fennell, D. (2012). Explorations of silence in the religious rituals of Buddhists and quakers. Religion, DOI:10.1080/0048721X.2012.704157.

Moore, R.J. (1995). Dereification in Zen Buddhism. The Sociological Quarterly, 36 (4), 699-723.

Pagis, M. (2009). Embodied self-reflexivity. Social Psychology Quarterly, 72, 265–283.

Pagis, M. (2010a). Producing intersubjectivity in silence: an ethnographic study of meditation practice. Ethnography, 11 (2), 309–328.

Pagis, M. (2010b). From abstract concepts to experiential knowledge: embodying enlightenment in a meditation center. Qualitative Sociology, doi:10.1007/s11133-010-9169-6.

Preston, D.L. (1988). The Social Organization of Zen Practice: Constructing Transcultural Reality. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Social Psychology
Gergen, K. J. (2010). Forward. In M. G. T. Kwee (Ed.), New Horizons in Buddhist Psychology: Relational Buddhism for Collaborative Practitioners (pp. 21-22). Chagrin Falls, Ohio: Taos Institute.

Gergen, K. J. (2009). Relational Being. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Gergen, K. J., & Hosking, D. M. (2006). If you meet the social construction along the road: A dialogue with Buddhism. In M. Kwee, K., Gergen & F. Koshikawa (Eds.), Horizons in Buddhist Psychology. Chagrin Falls, Ohio: Taos Institute.

Social Theory
Loy, D. (2008). Money, Sex, War, Karma: Notes for a Buddhist Revolution. Boston: Wisdom.

Loy, D. (2003). A Buddhist History of the West: Studies in Lack. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Loy, D. (1997). The Great Awakening: A Buddhist Social Theory. Boston: Wisdom.

Social Critique
Carrette, J., & King, R. (2005). Selling Spirituality: The Silent Takeover of Religion. London: Routledge.

Hickey, W. S. (2010). Meditation as medicine: A critique. CrossCurrents, 60 (2), 168–184.

Stanley, S. (in press). Mindfulness: towards a critical relational perspective. Social & Personality Psychology Compass.

Bentz, V.M., & Shapiro, J.J. (1998). Mindful Inquiry in Social Research. London: Sage.

Gonzalez-Lopez, G. (2011). Mindful ethics: comments on informant-centered practices in sociological research. Qualitative Sociology, 34 (3), 447-461.