Development and Politics from Below: Exploring Religious Spaces in the African State (Non-Governmental Public Action)

Author: Maria Frahm-Arp Barbara Bompani
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Category: Children's Literature Studies: General, Development Studies, Development Studies, Religion: General, Religion & Politics, Religious Groups: Social & Cultural Aspects, Politics & Government, Development Economics, Development Economics, Astronomy, Space & Time
Book Format: Hardcover

EZRA CHITANDO is Associate Professor in History and Phenomenology of Religion at the University of Zimbabwe JAMES R. COCHRANE is Professor in the Department of Religious Studies, University of Cape Town, South Africa; co-Principal of the African Religious Health Assets Programme (ARHAP); Director of the Research Institute on Christianity and Society in Africa (RICSA) STEPHEN ELLIS is Desmond Tutu Professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Senior Researcher at the African Studies Centre in Leiden ELIZABETH GRAVELING Lecturer in Development Studies in the Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, UK ERNEST T. MALLYA is Associate Professor of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) Tanzania and the Deputy Principal responsible for Academics at the Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE) DOROTHEA E. SCHULZ is Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Cologne, Germany DAVID E. SKINNER is Professor of History at Santa Clara University, USA ABDULKADER TAYOB is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa GERRIE TER HAAR is Professor of Religion and Development at the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands LINDA VAN DE KAMP is a Cultural Anthropologist and Researcher at the VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands and the African Studies Centre in Leiden

Table Of Contents
Introduction; B.Bompani & M.Frahm-Arp PART 1: 'CHALLENGING THE SECULAR: RELIGION AND PUBLIC SPACES' Development and Invisible Worlds; S.Ellis The Mbuliluli Principle: What is in a Name?; G.ter Haar Muslim Shrines in Cape Town: Religion and Post-Apartheid Public Spheres; A.Tayob Remaking Society from Within: Extraversion and the Social Forms of Female Muslim Activism in Urban Mali; D.E.Shulz PART 2: 'RELIGION BETWEEN STATE AND SOCIETY' Da`wah and Politics in West Africa: Muslim Jama`at and Non Government organisations in Ghana, Sierre Leone and The Gambia; D.E.Skinner Faith-based Organisations, the State and Politics in Tanzania; E.T.Mallya Pentecostal Religion and Development in Urban Mozambique; L.Van de Kamp PART 3: 'HEALTH CARE PROVISION: REFLECTIONS ON RELIGION' Health and the Uses of Religion: Recovering the Political Proper?; J.R.Cochrane Marshalling the Powers: The Challenge of Everyday Religion for Development; E.Graveling Sacred Struggles: The World Council of Churches and the HIV Epidemic in Africa; E.Chitando Conclusion: Reflections on Modernisation without Secularisation; B.Bompani & M.Frahm-Arp
About B. Bompani
EZRA CHITANDO is Associate Professor in History and Phenomenology of Religion at the University of Zimbabwe
JAMES R. COCHRANE is Professor in the Department of Religious Studies, University of Cape Town, South Africa; co-Principal of the African Religious Health Assets Programme (ARHAP); Director of the Research Institute on Christianity and Society in Africa (RICSA)
STEPHEN ELLIS is Desmond Tutu Professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Senior Researcher at the African Studies Centre in Leiden
ELIZABETH GRAVELING Lecturer in Development Studies in the Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, UK
ERNEST T. MALLYA is Associate Professor of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) Tanzania and the Deputy Principal responsible for Academics at the Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE)
DOROTHEA E. SCHULZ is Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Cologne, Germany
DAVID E. SKINNER is Professor of History at Santa Clara University, USA
ABDULKADER TAYOB is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa
GERRIE TER HAAR is Professor of Religion and Development at the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands
LINDA VAN DE KAMP is a Cultural Anthropologist and Researcher at the VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands and the African Studies Centre in Leiden

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