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Edited by Mirjam A.F. Ros-Tonen in collaboration with Heleen van den Hombergh and Annelies Zoomers
This book assembles experiences acquired with sustainable forest and tree resource management partnerships in various Latin American countries. It addresses the question of which conditions are necessary for partnerships to stimulate sustainable, socially just and pro-poor governance of forest ...
Calvin L. Smith
This book explores Protestant-Sandinista relations in revolutionary Nicaragua, demonstrating how and why most Protestants vigorously opposed the revolution, tracing Sandinista irritation with Pentecostal belief and practice, and identifying how brutal Sandinista repression of Pentecostals led ...
This epistemological study, which is based on ancient chronicles and stories, hymns and ritual discourses,epics and poetics, as well as contemporary ethnographic studies of Mesoamerica, has as its salient issues: gender fluidity, eroticism linked to religion, permeable corporeality, embodied ...
Edwin I. Hernández, Milagros Peña, Kenneth G. Davis and Elizabeth Station
In this pioneering collection of essays, experts from various disciplines examine the remarkable contribution of Hispanic churches to U.S. society and the common challenges church leaders face in serving the country’s growing Latino population.
Education is Latinos' number one concern. This volume offers an analysis of why many are underachieving, while pointing to the role of religion in helping Latinos improve their academic outlook. Parents, researchers and practitioners will benefit from understanding the importance of religion in ...
Edited by Hector Avalos
This is the first single volume on the U.S. Latina/Latino religious experience. It features a comprehensive treatment of this large ethnic group, including thematic chapters detailing the roles that cultural phenomena such as art, film, and politics play in the U.S. Latina/Latino religious ...
David Tombs offers an accessible introduction to the theological challenges raised by Latin American Liberation from its emergence in the 1960s to its ‘decade of crisis’ in the 1990s. This work traces the distinct developments of liberation thought through the decades, and is crucial to ...
Edited by Anthony J. Blasi
The collection tells the story of early American sociology from the vantage point of women, racial, ethnic, regional, and religious minorities, outsiders, and important representatives of intellectual movements that were not merged into the mainstream of the discipline.
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