With a religious re-emergence in international relations, this book provides an introduction to the role religions play within the global political arena. Culled from theoretical, practical, and real-world experiences, Ferrara explains the role religion now plays in global affairs on diplomatic and political levels.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan US|
|Series:||Palgrave Studies in Religion, Politics, and Policy|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2014|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Pasquale Ferrara is Secretary General, European University Institute, Florence, Italy. He was Head of the Policy Planning Unit of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and served in several overseas assignments. His academic activities and research focus on international relations theory and religions.
Table of ContentsIntroduction Part I: A Theoretical Overview 1. Religion and world politics 2. Religions and global governance Part II: Issues and Applications 3. Islam between international politics, transnationalism and national transitions to democracy 4. The Catholic Church and the global shift of power 5. Religious Freedom in the international practice