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  • L'économie sociale au miroir de l'immigration

    Science Politique Relations Internationales Territoire (SPIRIT) ; Université Montesquieu - Bordeaux 4-Institut d'Études Politiques [IEP] - Bordeaux-Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS); SPIRIT, CEAN,Sciences Po Bordeaux; Itçaina, Xabier; Burchianti, Flora; Bonsignori, Sara (HAL CCSD, 2008-06-18)
  • Teologie osvobození v politickém a náboženském kontextu 2. poloviny 20. století

    Veverková, Kamila; Lášek, Jan Blahoslav; Kolínský, Martin (2011)
  • Churches and the working classes in Victorian England

    Internet Archive; Inglis, Kenneth Stanley (London, Routledge and K. Paul, 1963-01-01)
    Includes bibliographical references
  • God's Gangs Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery

    Flores, Edward Orozco.
    Los Angeles is the epicenter of the American gang problem. Rituals and customs from Los Angeles' eastside gangs, including hand signals, graffiti, and clothing styles, have spread to small towns and big cities alike. Many see the problem with gangs as related to urban marginality-for a Latino immigrant population struggling with poverty and social integration, gangs offer a close-knit community. Yet, as Edward Orozco Flores argues in God's Gangs, gang members can be successfully redirected out of gangs through efforts that change the context in which they find themselves, as well as their notions of what it means to be a man.   Flores here illuminates how Latino men recover from gang life through involvement in urban, faith-based organizations. Drawing on participant observation and interviews with Homeboy Industries, a Jesuit-founded non-profit that is one of the largest gang intervention programs in the country, and with Victory Outreach, a Pentecostal ministry with over 600 chapters, Flores demonstrates that organizations such as these facilitate recovery from gang life by enabling gang members to reinvent themselves as family men and as members of their community.  The book offers a window into the process of redefining masculinity. As Flores convincingly shows, gang members are not trapped in a cycle of poverty and marginality. With the help of urban ministries, such men construct a reformed barrio masculinity to distance themselves from gang life. Edward Orozco Flores is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Loyola University Chicago.
  • Dopady společenských změn souvisejících s integrací imigrantů na mediální a politickou scénu Nizozemska

    Rovná, Lenka; Synkule, Martin; Koska, Adam (2012)
    This thesis deals with the phenomenon of immigration and integration, which started to play a crucial role in the sphere of Dutch politics and media in the mid-nineties of the twentieth century. The start of a public debate about this topic and the gradual withdrawal from the multicultural integration model have caused immigration, integration and - since 2001 - also Islam to become among the key topics that the Dutch media have refered about and that political parties have taken stances to. Political entities that could be described as "anti-immigrant" perceive the topic of immigration as the cornerstone of their political identity, but "mainstream" political parties have eventually also had to re-evaluate their stance to this topic. Regarding immigration and integration, the media are exposed to conflicting pressures of political correctness on the one side and the appeal to their audience on the other. One of the ways how to increase the appeal is through the allure of controversy, which is something that the can be achieved by stigmatisation of Islam, especially since 2001.
  • Analysis of Community Perceptions of Social Welfare in Batam City After the 2019 Presidential Election

    Yudhitia Yudhitia; Dhani Akbar; Mahadiansar Mahadiansar (Indonesian Academy of Social and Religious Research (IASRR), 2020-10-01)
    Social welfare has been a part of the impact of population growth centers in overcoming poverty levels in Indonesia. Community perception is needed as an effort to revive that social welfare is an inseparable part of daily life and is very important in the effort of the government's role in overcoming the disparities that occur given the unstable economic growth in each year. This research was conducted with the aim to analyze people's perceptions of social welfare that occurs in the Batam city community. The method used is survey research in each district in Batam City with descriptive methods that are perceptual sharing of ten categories of assessment, data collected through the distribution of interview questionnaires, observations and supported by secondary data. The focus of this research is on community perceptions of social welfare in Batam City with descriptive qualitative data analysis used to approach that used an average score of interpretation of 0.6 with a scale of 1-4. The results of the analysis show that the indicator of the perception of the people of Batam on social welfare does not have a big impact by the people who only agree to perceive that; (P7) Government programs on social welfare that are right on target felt by the community and (P8) Empowerment of local wisdom / MSMEs that are right on target felt by the community.
  • Liberal Christianity and Women's Global Activism The YWCA of the USA and the Maryknoll Sisters

    Izzo, Amanda.
    Religiously influenced social movements tend to be characterized as products of the conservative turn of the late twentieth century. Izzo argues that contrary to this view, the liberal wings of Christian churches have remained an instrumental presence in U.S. and transnational politics, and that women make up a large proportion of these activists.
  • Liturgy in Migration From the Upper Room to Cyberspace

    Berger, Teresa.
    Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Belonging to the Church -- Part 1: Historical Moments of Liturgical Migration -- 2. Ritual Practices on the Move between Jews and Christians: Theories and Case Studies in Late Antique Migration -- 3. A Shared Prayer over Water in the Eastern Christian Traditions -- 4. Migrating Nuns-Migrating Liturgy: The Context of Reform in Female Convents of the Late Middle Ages -- 5. "From Many Different Sources": The Formation of the Polish and Lithuanian Reformed Liturgy -- 6. Methodism's "World Parish": Liturgical and Hymnological Migrations in Three Ecclesiastical Generations -- 7. An Immigrant Liturgy: Greek Orthodox Worship and Architecture in America -- Part 2: Contemporary Liturgical Migrations -- 8. Eastern Christian Insights and Western Liturgical Reforms: Travelers, Texts, and Liturgical Luggage -- 9. Hispanic Migrations: Connections between Mozarabic and Hispanic Devotions to the Cross -- 10. Sounding the Challenges of Forced Migration: Musical Lessons from the Ethiopian Orthodox Christian Diaspora -- 11. Asian American Catholics and Contemporary Liturgical Migrations: From Tradition-Maintenance to Traditioning -- 12. Soundings from the Liturgical Ecumene: Liturgical Migration, Christian Mission, and Mutual Conversions -- 13. Liturgical Migrations into Cyberspace: Theological Reflections -- List of Contributors
  • Buddhism at Work Community Development, Social Empowerment, and the Sarvodaya Movement

    Bond, George D.
    Intro -- CONTENTS -- FIGURES -- A NOTE ON TERMINOLOGY -- FOREWORD -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- INTRODUCTION A DHARMIC VISION FOR SOCIETY -- CHAPTER ONE THE ORIGIN AND EVOLUTION OF THE VISION AND THE MOVEMENT -- CHAPTER TWO SARVODAYA'S VISION OF PEACE IN A CONTEXT OF VIOLENCE -- CHAPTER THREE ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND THE VILLAGE REVOLUTION -- CHAPTER FOUR SARVODAYA AND THE POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT OF THE VILLAGE* -- CHAPTER FIVE THE ROAD AHEAD: DESHODAYA, NATIONAL AWAKENING -- EPILOGUE VISHVODAYA, WORLD AWAKENING -- NOTES -- GLOSSARY OF PALI AND SANSKRIT TRANSLATIONS -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
  • Profil synodů CČE po r. 1990

    Filipi, Pavel; Beneš, Ladislav; Opočenský, Matěj (2012)
    This thesis looks at the general character of the synod of the Evangelical church of Czech Brethern (ČCE), based on archival documents since 1990. (The) first chapter describes how the Synod functions within the church and briefly mentions the issue of coping with communism, especially how some pastors got involved politically. I also touch on the events of the Velvet Revolution. The next chapter focuses on an analysis of the Synod's work based on classifying the synod's resolutions into different catogories. The results are given in three diagrams. The goal of this analysis is to show which types of resolutions dominate and which types are more unusual. The third more extensive chapter deals with the most important topics being resolved in the synod. It describes the origin of …, its progress and consequences for the church. To show the character of the ČCE Synod, I highlight its internal discussions regarding church law, the practical and theological discussions on …(church education, ordination and baptism…). Then I discuss the ČCE Social Welfare organisation, a free standing topic, as well as subjects that have revealed the Synod's views. This third group address the church's outside concerns. The synod talked about these topic both inside and outside the church as well as with the ecumenical...
  • Pastorační práce v zařízeních Diakonie ČCE - pobytových službách pro seniory

    Beneš, Ladislav; Janečková, Hana; Kazmířová, Jitka (2017)
    This work deals with pastoral care at the facilities of The Diaconia of the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren (DECCB) with a focus on residential facilities for the elderly. It brings a closer look into the organization DECCB, its history and organizational culture, it summarizes the current knowledge of elderly age. Attention is paid to communication with seniors as well as to residence facilities for the elderly and to spiritual needs in elderly age. The practical part of the thesis presents the results of qualitative research carried out among pastoral workers who work in the residential homes for elderly people. The research deals with the offer of pastoral care in homes, specific questions within individual pastoral care of the elderly, and also personal requirements of the pastoral worker.
  • Can I Get a Witness? Thirteen Peacemakers, Community-Builders, and Agitators for Faith and Justice

    Marsh, Charles.; Tuttle, Shea.; Rhodes, Daniel P.
    Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Cesar Chavez -- Howard Thurman -- Yuri Kochiyama -- Howard Kester -- Ella Baker -- Dorothy Day -- John A. Ryan -- Frank William Stringfellow -- Mahalia Jackson -- Lucy Randolph Mason -- Richard Twiss -- Daniel Berrigan -- Mary Stella Simpson -- Further Reading -- Contributors -- Notes -- Index
  • Father Luis Olivares, a Biography Faith Politics and the Origins of the Sanctuary Movement in Los Angeles

    García, Mario T.
    Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Prologue -- Introduction -- 1. San Antonio -- 2. Seminary -- 3. Priesthood -- 4. Company Man -- 5. Conversion -- 6. Organizing the Barrio -- 7. Community Priest -- 8. Preparing Sanctuary -- 9. Declaring Sanctuary -- 10. Expanding Sanctuary -- 11. The Good Pastor -- 12. ¡Presente! -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- U -- V -- W -- Z
  • Public Policy and Faith-Based Organizations: A Survey of Social Services Delivery by African American Religious Organizations in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area

    Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Public Policy; Georgia Institute of Technology. Office of Sponsored Programs; Persons, Georgia A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-01-25)
    Issued as final report
  • Islam and Social Policy

    Heyneman, Stephen P.
    Cover -- Title Page -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- 1. The Islamic Institution of Waqf: A Historical Overview -- 2. Islamic Law and the Position of Women -- 3. Islamic Law and Family Planning -- 4. Islamic Law and Zakat: Waqf Resources in Pakistan -- 5. Islam and Health Policy: A Study of the Islamic Republic of Iran -- Glossary of Arabic Terms -- Contributors -- Index
  • Échange composite et échange pur chez François Perroux

    Baldin, Claire; Ragni, Ludovic
    L’article examine les fondements analytiques sur lesquels repose la conception de l’homme que François Perroux promeut pour définir l’« échange composite » par rapport à l’« échange pur » de l’homo œconomicus. Une première partie montre : 1) que l’échange composite constitue une critique du rationalisme des modèles marginalistes et d’équilibre général, 2) que cette critique repose sur une série de concepts qui ont contribué à définir le système que Perroux a toujours défendu (luttes-concours, conflits‑coopérations, coûts de l’homme, dons et transferts contraints). Une deuxième partie démontre que ces catégories trouvent leur origine dans une conception de l’homme qui emprunte aux philosophies spiritualiste et personnaliste. Cette conception de l’homme s’inscrit dans l’œcuménisme chrétien de Perroux et en référence à la doctrine sociale de l’Église. Dans une troisième partie, nous montrons que cette conception trouve écho dans la forme spécifique de corporatisme que Perroux défend.
  • 2 Kor 1,18-22: «Ja, ja, ach, ja.»

    Claussen, Johann Hinrich; Gräb, Wilhelm; Weyel, Birgit; Hiller, Doris; Oxen, Kathrin; Stäblein, Christian; Engemann, Wilfried; Spehr, Christopher; Löhr, Miriam; Martens, Helge (Kreuz, 2019)
  • Jewish Law as Rebellion A Plea for Religious Authenticity and Halachic Courage

    Lopes Cardozo, Nathan.
    Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
  • The gutter and the ghetto

    Internet Archive; Wilkerson, Don (Waco, Tex., Word Books, 1969-01-01)
    179 pages 23 cm
  • Rethinking Poverty Income, Assets, and the Catholic Social Justice Tradition

    Bailey, James P.
    Rethinking Poverty argues that most contemporary policies aimed at reducing poverty in the United States are flawed because they focus solely on insufficient income instead of asset accumulation.

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