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Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

Author: Justin Beaumont; Paul Cloke
Publisher: Bristol : Policy, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats

This timely book explores the role played by faith-based organisations (FBOs), which are growing in importance in the provision of social services in the European context.


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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Justin Beaumont; Paul Cloke
ISBN: 9781847428349 1847428347
OCLC Number: 930842078
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 287 p.)
Contents: Preface ~ Ram Cnaan; Introduction to the study of fbos and exclusion in European cities ~ Justin Beaumont and Paul Cloke; Part one: Defining relations of FBOs: State-religion relations and welfare regimes in Europe ~ Jose Romanillos, Justin Beaumont and Mustafa ?enState-religion; Spaces of postsecular engagement in cities ~ Agatha Herman, Justin Beaumont, Paul Cloke and Andres Walliser; FBOS, urban governance and welfare state retrenchment ~ Ingemar Elander, Maarten Davelaar and Andres Walliser; Radical faith praxis? Exploring the changing theological landscape of christian faith-motivation ~ Paul Cloke, Samuel Thomas and Andrew Williams; Ethical citizenship? Faith-based volunteers and the ethics of providing services for homeless people ~ Paul Cloke, Sarah Johnsen and Jon May; Part two: Sectoral studies: Changing Policies: how faith based organisations participate in poverty policies ~ Danielle Dierckx, Jan Vranken and Ingemar Elander; Moralising the poor? Faith-Based Organisations, Big Society and contemporary workfare policy ~ Andrew Williams; A shelter from the storm: FBOs and provision of relief for the homeless ~ Maarten Davelaar and Wendy Kerstens; Turkish Islamic organizations: A comparative study in Germany, The Netherlands and Turkey ~ Jurgen Friedrichs, Jennifer Kloeckner, Mustafa ?en and Nynke DeWitte; Convictional Communities ~ Samuel Thomas; Conclusion: The FBO phenomenon ~ Paul Cloke and Justin Beaumont.
Responsibility: edited by Justin Beaumont and Paul Cloke.


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