Religion In International Politics And Development
The World Bank and Faith Institutions
John A. Rees, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, University of Notre Dame Australia (Sydney)
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This unique and fascinating book illustrates that in moving the research agenda forward – despite whatever methodological pitfalls that may await in the attempt – the dynamics of religion must now be considered to be of central and abiding importance in the study of world politics.
Contents: Foreword by Scott M. Thomas Introduction 1. The Discourses of Religion in International Politics 2. Modelling Religion in International Relations 3. Religion and the Discourse of Development 4. Religion and the World Bank 5. Analyzing World Bank Faith and Development Partnerships 6. The World Faiths Development Dialogue (1998–2005) 7. Development and the Sacral Deficit Index