Development Problems in the Niger Delta Region: A Study in Christian Development Ethics

Development Problems in the Niger Delta Region: A Study in Christian Development Ethics

by Clement Akinseloyin



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783631633649
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/31/2012
Pages: 297
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Clement Oloruntusin Akinseloyin, a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Ondo in Ondo State (Nigeria), was born in 1961 in Ode-Irele. He studied philosophy and theology at SS. Peter and Paul Major Seminary Bodija – Ibadan (Nigeria). He obtained his Bachelor in Divinity (BD) in 1987 from the Pontifical Urban University Rome, a Licentiate in Christian Social Science (L. Theo.) from the Sankt Georgen Graduate School of Philosophy and Theology, Frankfurt am Main, in 2002 and a Doctorate degree in Catholic Social Teaching from the same university in 2011. The author worked as Director of the Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC) of the Diocese of Ondo from 1990-1995 and 2004-2007. He served as Parish priest in St. Gregory Church Ikare-Akoko and twice as parish priest of Mary Queen of Angels, Akure, St. Victor’s Church Iju in Akure North, and is the founding Director of the St. Benedict’s Millennium Farm Project, Akure.

Table of Contents

Contents: Poverty – Development Ethics – Environmental Degradations – Modernization and Dependency Theories – Globalization – Washington-and Post-Washington Consensus – HIV&AIDS – Conflicts – Resource Curse – Corruption – Catholic Social Teachings – Capability Approach – Sustainable Human Development – Human Rights – Commissions – Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper – Anti Corruption Agencies – Extractive Industry.

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