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Edited by Richard B. Day, University of Toronto and Joseph Masciulli, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB, Canada
This book measures the current institutional and political realities surrounding globalization against philosophical ideals. Though the contributors share no particular orthodoxy, they do share the conviction that human responsibility is possible in circumstances that often appear to deny human ...
Frans Schryer, University of Guelph
This book describes how Dutch immigrants became commercial farmers in the Canadian province of Ontario. It addresses the broader question of why the Dutch have an international reputation as successful farmers, and the critical implications of such positive stereotyping.
Edited by Eva Nieuwenhuys, Leiden University
This book pays attention to poverty, to the increasing subordination of political, social, cultural and ecological domains within society to the economic domain, and to tasks and powers that should be allotted to governments, non-governmental organisations and international corporations.
Edited by Seifudein Adem, Binghamton University, USA
The book traverses different historical periods, geographic zones and academic disciplines - all to explore the issues surrounding and the answers to one question: to what extent should Japan be regarded as a model and/or a partner in Africa’s effort to develop?
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 ...
Researched and compiled by Jennifer Dilworth, Editorial Manager, and Megan Stuart-Jones, Assistant Editor
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Mark R.J. Faulkner
This book affords a unique insight into the encounter between an African indigenous religious tradition and Islam. It explores how the Boni community of Kenya draw on their pre-Islamic religion to fashion resistance in the face of external efforts at control and manipulation.
This comparative and historical work provides rich material on religion and disease etiologies among five African peoples (San, Maasai, Sukuma, Kongo and Yoruba) and discusses possible reasons for an important shift from spiritual beings such as deities to living humans like ‘witches’ as agents ...
Edited by Jacob A. Belzen, Leslie J. Francis and Ralph W. Hood, Jr.
Since 1914 the International Association for the Psychology of Religion (IAPR) publishes the Archiv für Religionspsychologie/Archive for the Psychology of Religion. It is a scholarly, trilingual (English, French and German) annual; most articles are in English language. The annual contains ...
Jacques Bidet, Paris-X. Translated by David Fernbach. Preface to the English Edition by Alex Callinicos
This volume, originally published in French, offers a new interpretation of Marx’s great work. By exploring the work as a step in a process of theoretical development, Jacques Bidet re-assesses Marx’s system in its set of constitutive categories, seeking to pin down the difficulties they ...
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