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Role of religion in international development : the case for more holistic development

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dc.contributor.advisor Dalton, Anne Marie
dc.creator Amidzic, Ivana
dc.date.accessioned 2018-04-25T14:40:44Z
dc.date.available 2018-04-25T14:40:44Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.uri http://library2.smu.ca/handle/01/27449
dc.description 1 online resource (65 p.)
dc.description Includes abstract.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 52-65).
dc.description.abstract Religion and development have complicated relationship since the beginning of what we know as modern day international development. Religion was often denied, ignored and at times instrumentally used in development. This continues in contemporary era of neo-liberalism and globalization. However, changes have been made and religion keeps reappearing in development, more often than not in a negative context. But this is too simplistic way to observe the role of one of the most significant factors in how people live and make decisions. The importance of religion in the developing world is on the rise and therefore it cannot be neglected and overlooked. Religion and religious beliefs and their place in people’s lives coupled with increased engagement of Faith Based Organizations in international development do bring significant contribution in bettering developing outcomes as well as helping in a debate on more holistic development in the world. en_CA
dc.language.iso en en_CA
dc.publisher Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University
dc.title Role of religion in international development : the case for more holistic development en_CA
dc.type Text en_CA
thesis.degree.name Master of Arts in International Development Studies
thesis.degree.level Masters
thesis.degree.discipline International Development Studies Program
thesis.degree.grantor Saint Mary's University (Halifax, N.S.)


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