Religion and Gender in the Developing World: Faith-Based Organizations and Feminism in India

Religion and Gender in the Developing World: Faith-Based Organizations and Feminism in India

by Tamsin Bradley

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ISBN-13: 9781788312691
Publisher: I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd
Publication date: 10/30/2018
Edition description: New
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Tamsin Bradley is Senior Lecturer in International Development Studies at the University of Portsmouth. Her previous books include Gender and Religion in Developing Societies: Faith-based Organisations and Feminism in India (I.B.Tauris, 2010) and Challenging the NGOs: Women, Religion and Western Dialogues in India (I.B.Tauris, 2006).

Table of Contents

Introduction
• Reviewing the Links between Religion, Gender and Development
• Understanding Global Development through Religion and Gender
• Gender, Mothering and Development: Case Studies of Three Hindu Trans-national Movements
• What is a Faith-Based Organization?
• Can Compassion bring Results? Reflections on the Work of an Intermediary Faith-Based Organization
• Competing Visions of Development: The Story of a Faith-Based Partnership
• Gender, Gandhi and Community Organizations
• Physical Religious Spaces in the Lives of Rajasthani Village Women: The Ethnographic Study and Practice of Religion in Development
• Positioning Religion in Research and Activism to End Domestic Violence in Rajasthan
• Puja as One Dimension of a Sensitive, Relational Approach to Community Health Care Provision
• Conclusion

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