Family and Community

In the post-War years, the appeal of Toda’s leadership to the more marginalised members of Japanese society meant that Soka Gakkai attracted large numbers of people who were poor and uneducated, especially those who were housewives (McLaughlin 2015: 13). This attractiveness enabled Soka Gakkai in Japan and, to a greater extent, SGI organisations in other countries to encourage the growth of new communities amongst members.

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