International Development Policy: Religion and Development (International Development Policy)

International Development Policy: Religion and Development (International Development Policy)

By: Gilles Carbonnier (editor), Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) (with)Paperback

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The rise of fundamentalist movements in major religions has forced decision-makers, development organizations and academics to turn their attention to its meaning for development. Global scholars and practitioners examine these issues and fundamentally question the secular-religious dichotomy in development discourse and practice.

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Ludovic Bertina, Ecole pratique des hautes etudes, France Indika Bulankulame, Open University of Sri Lanka Philip Fountain, National University of Singapore Jeffrey Haynes, London Metropolitan University, UK Katherine Marshall, Georgetown University, USA Zidane Meriboute,School of Oriental and African Studies, UK Eliott Mourier, Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris III, France Levent Unsaldi, University of Ankara, Turkey Wim Van Daele, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium Hannah Lindiwe de Wet, Coastal & Environmental Services, South Africa Sam Wong, University of Liverpool, UK


Religion and Development: Reconsidering Secularism as the Norm; Gilles Carbonnier PART I: FAITH AND DEVELOPMENT AS A FIELD OF RESEARCH AND PRACTICE 1. The Myth of Religious NGOs: Development Studies and the Return of Religion; Philip Fountain 2. Revisiting the Religious Revival in Development: A Critique of Philip Fountai; Katherine Marshall 3. On Having Faith in the MDGs: A Response to Katherine Marshall; Philip Fountain PART II: FAITH-BASED ORGANISATIONS AND SECULAR DEVELOPMENT 4. Faith-based Organisations, Development and the World Bank; Jeffrey Haynes 5. The Perils of Entanglement: Bilateral Donors, Faith-Based Organisations and International Development; Gerard Clarke 6. Religion as a Social Substitute for the State: Faith-Based Social Action in Brazil in the Twenty-First Century; Eliott Mourier 7. Transformational Development: World Vision South Africa's Response to Poverty; Hannah Lindiwe de Wet PART III: RELIGION: ALTERNATIVES TO TECHNOCRATIC AND NEOLIBERAL DEVELOPMENT? 8. The Catholic Doctrine of 'Integral Human Development' and its Influence on the International Development Community; Ludovic Bertina 9. 'Arab Spring': The Influence of the Muslim Brotherhood and Their Vision of Islamic Finance and the State; Zidane Meriboute 10. Between Neoliberalism and Morality: The Muslim Conception of Development in Turkey; Levent Unsaldi 11. The Political Economy of Desire in Ritual and Activism in Sri Lanka; Wim Van Daele 12. Using Religious Capital to Alleviate Poverty?: A Case Study of Cross-border Migration in South China; Sam Wong 13. Convictions Beyond the Bomb: Interplays Between Violence, Religion and Development in Sri Lanka; Indika Bulankulame 14. Conclusion: Reflections on the Role of Religion and Faith in Development Discourse and Practice; Moncef Kartas & Kalinga Tudor Silva

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  • publication date: 01/04/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137329370
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781137329370
  • weight: 330
  • ISBN10: 1137329378

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