Religion and Development: Conflict or Cooperation? / Edition 1

Religion and Development: Conflict or Cooperation? / Edition 1

by Jeffrey Haynes
     
 

Jeffrey Haynes adopts a chronological and conceptual approach to introduce undergraduate and postgraduate students to the central themes and theoretical perspectives in the study of religion and development in the developing world. He examines the emergence and consolidation of theories of development and explains how and why development outcomes in the developing

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Overview

Jeffrey Haynes adopts a chronological and conceptual approach to introduce undergraduate and postgraduate students to the central themes and theoretical perspectives in the study of religion and development in the developing world. He examines the emergence and consolidation of theories of development and explains how and why development outcomes in the developing world are often influenced by religion. Focusing on key themes including environmental sustainability, health and education, this book is an essential guide showing how religion influences current development practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403997906
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/10/2007
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.81(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents


List of Abbreviations     vi
Introduction: Religion and Development     1
Religious Resurgence, Globalisation, and Good Governance     26
Religion and Development: The Ambivalence of the Sacred     53
Conflict, Conflict Resolution and Peace-building     75
Economic Growth, Poverty and Hunger     101
Environmental Sustainability     124
Health     150
Education     176
Conclusion     205
Notes     222
Bibliography     226
Index     244

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