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THEO3190
Module Reading List

Religions and Global Development, 2021/22, Semester 1
Prof. Emma Tomalin
e.tomalin@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Books

Ager, Alistair and Joey Ager (2015) Faith, Secularism, and Humanitarian Engagement: Finding the Place of Religion in the Support of Displaced Communities. New York, New York;Hampshire, England: Palgrave.

 

Barnett, Michael Author and Janice Gross Stein (ed) Sacred Aid: Faith and Humanitarianism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

Belshaw, Deryke, Robert Calderisi and Christopher Sugden (eds) (2001 Faith in development : partnership between the World Bank and the churches of Africa. Oxford: Regnum Books and Washington DC: World Bank Publications.

 

Bhattacharjee, Malini (2019) Disaster Relief and The RSS: Resurrecting 'Religion' Through Humanitarianism.SAGE Publications India

 

Bornstein, Erica (2005) The spirit of development : Protestant NGOs, morality, and economics in Zimbabwe. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press).

 

Bradley, Tamsin Forthcoming 2010 Religion and gender in the developing world : faith-based organizations and feminism in India. London: IB Tauris.

 

Bradley, Tamsin 2006. Challenging the NGOs : women, religion and western dialogues in India. London: I.B. Tauris.

 

Carbonnier, Gilles (ed) 2013: Religion and development. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Clarke, Gerard and Michael Jennings (eds) (2007) Development, civil society and faith-based organisations : bridging the sacred and the secular. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Clarke, Matthew (ed) 2013: Handbook of research on development and religion. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

 

Clarke, Matthew 2011: Development and religion : theology and practice. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

 

Deneulin, Séverine with Masooda Bano (2009) Religion in development : rewriting the secular script. London: Zed Books.

 

Eade, Deborah (ed) (2002) Development and culture : selected essays from Development in practice. Oxfam.

 

Flanigan, Shawn (2010) For the love of God : NGOS and religious identity in a violent world. Sterling, VA: Kumarian Press.

 

Fountain, P., Bush, R. and Feener, M. (Eds.) (2015) Religion and the Politics of Development. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave

 

Freeman, Dena (2019)Tearfund and the Quest for Faith-Based Development. London and New York: Routledge. 

 

Freeman, Dena (Ed) 2012: Pentecostalism and development : churches, NGOs and social change in Africa.  Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave

 

Harper, Sharon (ed) (2000) The lab, the temple, and the market : reflections at the intersection of science, religion, and development. Ottawa: IDRC and Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press

 

Haynes, Jeff (2007) Religion and development : conflict or cooperation? Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Hefferan, Tara, Julie Adkins, Laurie A. Occhipinti (eds) (2009) Bridging the gaps : faith-based organizations, neoliberalism, and development in Latin America and the Caribbean. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

 

Kraft, Kathryn and Olivia J. Wilkinson (2020) International Development and Local Faith Actors Ideological and Cultural Encounters. London and New York: Routledge

 

King, David (2019) God's Internationalists World Vision and the Age of Evangelical Humanitarianism. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Press.

 

Limoncelli, Stephanie (2010) The politics of trafficking : the first international movement to combat the sexual exploitation of women. Bloomington, Indiana: Stanford University Press.    

 

Mahajan,Gurpreet and S. Jodhka (2010) Religion, Community and Development: Changing Contours of Politics and Policy in India. New Delhi: Routledge.

 

Marshall, Katherine 2013: Global institutions of religion : ancient movers, modern shakers. London and New York: Routledge.

 

Marshall, Katherine and Lucy Keough (eds) (2005) Finding global balance : common ground between the worlds of development and faith. Washington DC: The World Bank

 

Marshall, Katherine and Richard Marsh (eds) (2004) Millennium challenges for development and faith institutions. Washington DC: The World Bank. 

 

Ngo, May (2018) Between Humanitarianism and Evangelism in Faith-based Organisations: A Case from the African Migration Route. London and New York: Routledge. 

 

Rees, John A. (2011) Religion in International Politics and Development The World Bank and Faith Institutions. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

 

Ter Haar, Gerrie (ed) 2011: Religion and development : ways of transforming the world. C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd  PLEASE REORDER   

 

Tomalin, Emma 2013: Religions and development. London and New York: Routledge

 

Tomalin, Emma (ed) 2015: The Routledge handbook of religions and global development. London and New York: Routledge.

 

Tyndale, Wendy (2006) Visions of development : faith-based initiatives. Aldershot: Ashgate.

 

White, Sarah and Romy Tiongco (1997) Doing theology and development : meeting the challenge of poverty. Edinburgh: Saint Andrew Press.

 

Wilkinson, Olivia J. (2019) Secular and Religious Dynamics in Humanitarian ResponseLondon and New York: Routledge

 

Zaman, Tahir (2016) Islamic Traditions of Refuge in the Crises of Iraq and Syria. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Zimmerman, Yvonne (2012) Other dreams of freedom : religion, sex, and human trafficking. London and New York:Oxford University Press    

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WEEK 1: INTRODUCTION TO THE MODULE

Required reading

Barnett, Michael (2011) Empire of Humanity: A History of Humanitarianism. Cornell University Press (introduction)

Tomalin. Emma (2013): ‘Introduction: religions and development – a new agenda?’ In Emma Tomalin ‘Religions and development’, London and New York: Routledge (first chapter).

Tomalin, Emma (2013) ‘Approaches to the Theory and Practice of Development: from ‘estrangement’ to ‘engagement’ with religions.’ In Emma Tomalin 'Religions and development’, London and New York: Routledge (second chapter).

 Additional Reading

Allen, Tim and Alan Thomas (eds) 2000: Poverty and development into the 21st century. Oxford: Open University in association with Oxford University Press, 

Bompani, Barbara (2019) 'Religion and Development: Tracing the Trajectories of an Evolving Sub-discipline' in Progress in Development Studiesvol. 3, pp. 1-15.

 Bradley, Tamsin 2005: Does Compassion Bring Results? a critical Perspective on Faith and Development. Culture and religion., 6(3): 227-351.

 Candland, C. 2000: Faith as social capital: Religion and community development in Southern Asia. Policy sciences., 33(3/4): 355-374.

Jeff Haynes (2007) Religion and development : conflict or cooperation? Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan).

Leah Selinger 2004: The Forgotten Factor: The Uneasy Relationship between Religion and Development Social Compass. 51: 523-543

Deacon G, Tomalin E (2015) A history of faith-based aid and development. In: Tomalin E (ed) The Routledge handbook of religions and global development. Routledge, London and New York, NY, p 68–79

Deneulin, Séverine with Masooda Bano (2009) Religion in development : rewriting the secular script. London: Zed Books; (esp. Chapters 1-3).

Desai, Vandana and Rob Potter (eds) 2008: The Companion to Development Studies. London: Hodder Arnold.

Escobar, A. (1995) Encountering Development THE MAKING AND UNMAKING OF THE THIRD WORLD. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Haustein, Jorg (2020) Development as a form of religious engineering? Religion and secularity in development discourse, Religion, DOI: 10.1080/0048721X.2020.1792049

Haynes, Jeff (2007) Religion and Development: Conflict or Cooperation? Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan).

Jones, Ben and Petersen, Marie Juul (2011) ‘Instrumental, Narrow, Normative? Reviewing recent work on religion and development’ Third World Quarterly, Volume 32, Number 7, 1 August 2011 , pp. 1291-1306

Kothari, Uma (2019) A Radical History of Development Studies: individuals, institutions, ideologies. London: Zed Books.

Manji, Firoze and Carl O ' Coill (2002 The missionary position: NGOs and development in Africa International Affairs 78(3):567 - 583

Nkurunziza, Emmanuel (2007) An overview of development studies: background paper. RAD Working Papers Series, no 2 (http://epapers.bham.ac.uk/1496/1/Nkurunziz_Background_2007.pdf)

Rakodi, Carole 2015: ‘Development, religion and modernity’ (Chapter 2). In E. Tomalin (Ed) The Routledge handbook of religions and global development, London and New York: Routledge

Selinger, Leah, 2004: The Forgotten Factor: The Uneasy Relationship between Religion and Development Social Compass 51: 523-543.

Tomalin, Emma (2013): ‘Approaches to the Theory and Practice of Development: from ‘estrangement’ to ‘engagement’ with religions.’ In Emma Tomalin Religions and Development, London and New York: Routledge (second chapter).

Willis, Kate (2011): Theories and Practices of Development: Edition 2. London and New York: Routledge

 

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WEEK 2:  Concepts and theories for studying religions and development

 

Required reading 

Deneulin, Severine and Carole Rakodi (2011) ‘Revisiting Religion: Development Studies Thirty Years On’, World Development, 39(1): 45-54 

 Tomalin, Emma (2013): (2013): ‘Concepts and theories for studying religions globally’. In Emma Tomalin ‘Religions and development’, London and New York: Routledge (third chapter).

Additional Reading

Berger, Julia 2003: Religious Nongovernmental Organizations: An Exploratory Analysis Voluntas.: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations 14, 1: 15-39

Bornstein, E. L. (2003, September). The spirit of development : Protestant NGOs, morality, and economics in Zimbabwe. Standford University Press.

Bradley, T (2009) ‘A Call for Clarification and Critical Analysis of the work of faith-based development organisations (FBDO)’ Progress in development studies., Vol. 9: 2, pp. 101-114.

Clarke, G. and Jennings, M. (2008) Introduction, Chapter 1, in Clarke, G. and M. Jennings eds (2008) Development, civil society and faith-based organisations : bridging the sacred and the secular, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Clarke, G. (2006). ‘Faith Matters: Development and Complex World of Faith-Based Organisations’ Journal of international development. Volume 18 Issue 6, Pages 835 – 848

Philip Fountain 2015 ‘Proselytizing Development’. Chapter 5 in Tomalin (Ed) The Routledge handbook of religions and global development. Routledge.

Jones, Ben and Petersen, Marie Juul (2011) ‘Instrumental, Narrow, Normative? Reviewing recent work on religion and development’ Third world quarterly., Volume 32, Number 7, 1 August 2011, pp. 1291-1306

Occhipinti, Laurie A. (2015) Faith-based organizations and development. In Emma Tomalin (ed) The Routledge handbook of religions and global development. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 331-345.

Sider, R. and Unruh, H. (2004) Typology of religious characteristics of social service and educational organizations and programs, Nonprofit and voluntary sector quarterly., Vol. 33, No. 1, 109-134

Smith, Jonathan D. (2017) Positioning Missionaries in Development Studies, Policy and Practice, World Development, Vol. 90: pp. 63–76.

‘Researching and understanding the role of faith-based organizations (FBOs) in development’. In Emma Tomalin ‘Religions and development’, London and New York: Routledge (eighth chapter).

Tomalin, Emma 2020: Faith and Global Aid: an ‘actor oriented’ approach to the ‘turn to religion’, International Affairs, 96(2): 323-342.

 

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WEEK 3: RELIGIOUS APPROACHES TO DEVELOPMENT (1) - HINDUISM

Required reading

Sanford,  A. Whitney 2013: Hinduism and Development (chapter 6). Matthew Clarke (ed) 2013 Handbook of research on development and religion. Edward Elgar.

Additional reading

Bhattacharjee, Milan Kanti (2019) Disaster relief and the RSS: resurrecting religion through humanitarianism. New Delhi: Sage India.

Bornstein, Erica (2012) Religious Giving Outside the Law in New Delhi. In Sacred Aid: Faith and Humanitarianism ed. Michael Barnett and Janice Stein. New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press

Iyer, Sriya (2019) The Economics of Religion in India. Boston, Ma.:The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

Tomalin, Emma (2013): ‘Religious approaches to development’ In Emma Tomalin ‘Religions and development’, London and New York: Routledge (fourth chapter).

Tomalin, Emma (2009) Hinduism and International Development: Religions and Development Background Paper.  RAD Working Papers Series, no 19 (https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/57a08b6f40f0b652dd000c94/WP19.pdf)

 

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WEEK 4: RELIGIOUS APPROACHES TO DEVELOPMENT (1) - BUDDHISM 

Required reading 

Tomalin, Emma (2007) Buddhism and Development: Religions and Development Background Paper.  RAD Working Papers Series, no 18 (https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/57a08bea40f0b652dd000fb0/WP18.pdf)

Additional reading

 Foxeus, Niklas (2019) The Buddha was a devoted nationalist: Buddhist nationalism, ressentiment, and defending Buddhism in Myanmar, Religion, 49:4, 661-690

Jerryson, Michael (2015) Buddhists and Violence: Historical Continuity/Academic Incongruities. Religion Compass 9/5 (2015): 141–150

Jones, Charles B. (2009) Modernization and Traditionalism in Buddhist Almsgiving: The Case of the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu-chi Association in Taiwan. Journal of Global Buddhism 10 (2009): 291 – 319

Parnwell, Mike and Martin Seeger, 2008, "The Relocalization of Buddhism in Thailand", Journal of Buddhist Ethics, 15, 78-176

Yu-Shuang Yao (2012) Taiwan's Tzu Chi as Engaged Buddhism. Leiden: Global Oriental

 

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WEEK 5: RELIGION AND HUMANITARIANISM

Required Reading

Ager, J., Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E., & Ager, A. (2015). Local Faith Communities and the Promotion of Resilience in Contexts of Humanitarian Crisis. Journal of Refugee Studies, 28(2), 202–221. http://doi.org/10.1093/jrs/fev001

 Wilkinson, O, Tomalin, E, Logo, K, Wani Laki, A, De Wolf, F (2020) Bridge Builders: strengthening the role of local faith actors in humanitarian response in South Sudan, Islamic Relief, Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and Local Communities, RedR UK, Tearfund, Tearfund Belgium, University of Leeds.

(https://learn.tearfund.org/~/media/files/tilz/topics/dmt/disasters_2019/localisation_and_disasters_resources/2019-tearfund-bridge-builders-en.pdf?la=en)

Additional resources/readings

 Ager, Alistair and Joey Ager (2015) Faith, Secularism, and Humanitarian Engagement: Finding the Place of Religion in the Support of Displaced Communities. New York, New York ;Hampshire, England: Palgrave.

 Barnett, M. (2011). Empire of Humanity: A History of Humanitarianism. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

 Barnett, M., & Stein, J. (2012). Sacred Aid: Faith and Humanitarianism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 Bush, R., Fountain, P., & Feener, R. M. (2015). Religious Actors in Disaster Relief: An Introduction. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, 23(1), 1–224. Retrieved from http://www.ijmed.org/articles/667/

 Ferris, E. (2011). Faith and Humanitarianism: It’s Complicated. Journal of Refugee Studies, 24(3), 606–625. http://doi.org/10.1093/jrs/fer028

 Kraft, Kathryn (2015) ‘Faith and impartiality in humanitarian response: Lessons from Lebanese evangelical churches providing food aid’, International Review of the Red Cross, 97(897), pp. 395-421

 Kathryn Kraft and Jonathan Smith, ‘Between international donors and local faith communities: intermediaries in humanitarian assistance to Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon’, Disasters 43: 1, 2019, pp. 24–45

 Lynch, Cecilia and Tanya B. Schwarz (2016) Humanitarianism’s Proselytism Problem. International Studies Quarterly 60(4): 636–646

 Ngo, May (2018) Between Humanitarianism and Evangelism in Faith-based Organisations: A Case from the African Migration Route. London and New York: Routledge.

 Stamatov, Peter (2013) The Origins of Global Humanitarianism: Religion, Empires, and Advocacy, Cambridge University Press. 

 Wilkinson, Olivia J. (2019) Secular and Religious Dynamics in Humanitarian Response. London and New York: Routledge

 

 

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WEEK 6: RELIGION AND THE SUSTAINABLE GOALS

Required reading

 Karam, A. (2016). The Role of Religious Actors in Implementing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The Ecumenical Review, 68(4), 365–377. http://doi.org/10.1111/erev.12241

 Tomalin, Emma, Jorg Haustein and Shabaana Kidy 2019: Religion and the Sustainable Development Goals. The Review of Faith & International Affairs, 17 (2), 102-118

Additional reading

Chasek, P. S., Wagner, L. M., Leone, F., Lebada, A. M., & Risse, N. (2016). Getting to 2030: Negotiating the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda. Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law, 25(1), 5–14. http://doi.org/10.1111/reel.12149 

Daly, H. E. (1990). Toward some operational principles of sustainable development. Ecological Economics, 2(1), 1–6. http://doi.org/10.1016/0921-8009(90)90010-R

Dodds, F., Donoghue, D., & Leiva Roesch, J. (2016). Negotiating the sustainable development goals: A transformational agenda for an insecure world. London: Routledge.

Tomalin, Emma and with Jorg Haustein (2020) ‘Local faith communities and the Sustainable Development Goals in India and Ethiopia’. In Kathryn Kraft and Olivia Wilkinson (eds) International Development and Local Faith Actors: Ideological and Cultural Encounters. London and New York: Routledge.

Johnston, L. (2010). The Religious Dimensions of Sustainability: Institutional Religions, Civil Society, and International Politics since the Turn of the Twentieth Century. Religion Compass, 4(3), 176–189. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-8171.2009.00202.x 

Narayanan, Y. (2013). Religion and Sustainable Development: Analysing the Connections. Sustainable Development, 21(2). http://doi.org/10.1002/sd.1557

Sidibé, M. (2016). Religion and Sustainable Development. The Review of Faith & International Affairs, 14(3), 1–4. http://doi.org/10.1080/15570274.2016.1215848

 

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WEEK 7:  GENDER, RELIGION AND DEVELOPMENT

Required reading

 ‘Gender, religion and development’. In Emma Tomalin ‘Religions and development’, London and New York: Routledge (sixth chapter).

Jaschok, M 2015: ‘Gender and Religion: gender-critical turns and other turns in post-religious and post-secular feminisms’. In Coles, Gray and Momsen (eds) The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Development – Chapter 6. E-Book available in Library.

 Additional reading

This book has a number of regional sections all of which include a chapter on gender, religion and development: Tomalin, Emma (ed) 2015: The Routledge Handbook of Religions and Global Development. London and New York: Routledge.

Bayes, Jane H. and Nayreheh Tohidi (Eds.) (2001) Globalization, gender and religion : the politics of women's rights in Catholic and Muslim contexts. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Miller and Razavi (1995) From WID to GAD: Conceptual Shifts in the Women and Development Discourse (http://www.unrisd.org/unrisd/website/document.nsf/0/D9C3FCA78D3DB32E80256B67005B6AB5)

Jackson, C. and Ruth, P. (1998) Introduction: Interrogating Development. Feminism, Gender and Policy. In Jackson, Cecille and Ruth Pearson (Eds.) Feminist visions of development : gender analysis and policy. London and New York: Routledge. pp. 1-16.

Ruth Pearson and Emma Tomalin 2007: ‘Intelligent Design: a Gender Sensitive Interrogation of Religion and Development’. In G. Clarke, Jennings and Shaw (eds) Development, civil society and faith-based organisations : bridging the sacred and the secular. Basingstoke: Palgrave, pp. 46-71.

Tomalin, E. 2007: Gender Studies approach to religion and development: literature review (working paper no. 8). ‘Religion and Development’ DFID Research Programme Consortia working papers (http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/government-society/departments/international-development/rad/publications/literature-reviews.aspx).  

Tomalin, Emma (ed) (2011) Gender, Faith and Development. Practical Action Publishing: Rugby. Oxfam: Oxford. https://oxfamilibrary.openrepository.com/bitstream/handle/10546/144042/bk-gender-faith-development-290911-en.pdf?sequence=3&isAllowed=y  

 

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WEEK 8: Religion, migration and human trafficking

 Required reading

 Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Elena. ‘Introduction: Faith-Based Humanitarianism in Contexts of Forced Displacement’. Journal of Refugee Studies 24, no. 3 (1 September 2011): 429–39.

Heil, Erin C. ‘It Is God’s Will: Exploiting Religious Beliefs as a Means of Human Trafficking’. Critical Research on Religion 5, no. 1 (1 April 2017): 48–61.

 Zimmerman, Yvonne C. ‘Christianity and Human Trafficking’. Religion Compass 5, no. 10 (2011): 567–78

 

Additional reading

 For migration – look at the JLI Refugees & Forced Migration Hubhttps://jliflc.com/refugees-forced-migration-hub/

e.g. Wilkinson, Olivia and Joey Ager (2017) JOINT LEARNING INITIATIVE on FAITH & LOCAL COMMUNITIES (JLI) SCOPING STUDY ON LOCAL FAITH COMMUNITIES IN URBAN DISPLACEMENT: EVIDENCE ON LOCALISATION AND URBANISATION (https://jliflc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Scoping-Report-typeset.pdf) there are lots of references on this topic in the bibliography

 see also: Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (ed) (2011) Special Issue on “Faith Based Humanitarianism in Contexts of Forced Migration,” Journal of Refugee Studies, 24(3), Sep. 2011.

 Elizabeth Bernstein & Janet R Jakobsen (2010) Sex, Secularism and Religious Influence in US Politics, Third World Quarterly, 31:6, 1023-1039

Campbell, Letitia M. and Yvonne C. Zimmerman. "Christian Ethics and Human Trafficking Activism: Progressive Christianity and Social Critique." Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, vol. 34 no. 1, 2014, p. 145-172.

Frame, John, Mia Tuckey, Lili White and Emma Tomalin 2019: FAITH AND FREEDOM: The role of local faith actors in anti-modern slavery and human trafficking – A scoping study. The Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and Local Communities. https://jliflc.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Print_JLI-report-FINAL.pdf

Heil, Erin C. ‘It Is God’s Will: Exploiting Religious Beliefs as a Means of Human Trafficking’. Critical Research on Religion 5, no. 1 (1 April 2017): 48–61.

Leary, Mary Graw (2018) Religious Organizations as Partners in the Global and Local Fight Against Human Trafficking (http://religionanddiplomacy.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/TPNRD-Religion-and-Trafficking.pdf)

Limoncelli, Stephanie (2010) The politics of trafficking: the first international movement to combat the sexual exploitation of women. Bloomington, Indiana: Stanford University Press.   

Noyori-Corbett, Chie, and David P Moxley. ‘Inequality of Women as a Factor Influencing Migration from Countries of Origin to the United States and Its Implications for Understanding Human Trafficking’. International Social Work 59, no. 6 (1 November 2016): 890–903.

Okonofua, F. E., S. M. Ogbomwan, A. N. Alutu, O. Kufre, and A. Eghosa. ‘Knowledge, Attitudes and Experiences of Sex Trafficking by Young Women in Benin City, South-South Nigeria’. Social Science & Medicine 59, no. 6 (September 2004): 1315–27.

Osezua, Clementina O. ‘Gender Issues in Human Trafficking in Edo State, Nigeria’. African Sociological Review / Revue Africaine de Sociologie 20, no. 1 (2016): 36–66. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 17/11/2020) 

Osezua, O. C. ‘Transmogrified Religious Systems and the Phenomenon of Sex Trafficking among the Benin People of Southern Nigeria’. AFRREV IJAH: An International Journal of Arts and Humanities 2, no. 3 (2013): 20–35. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 17/11/2020) 

Mueke, M.A. 1992: Mother Sold Food, Daughter Sells her Body – the Cultural Continuity of Prostitution’. Social science & medicine. 35(7), 891-901.

Peach, L. J. 2000: Human Rights, Religion and (Sexual) Slavery. Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics 20, 65-87.

Pemberton, Carrie (2006) For God's sake not for sale: trafficking and the church in Europe, Gender & Development, 14:3, 399-40

Swartz, David R. (2019) “Rescue Sells”: Narrating Human Trafficking to Evangelical Populists, The Review of Faith & International Affairs, 17:3, 94-104

Tomalin, E (2021 forthcoming) Contemporary faith-based responses to modern slavery and human trafficking. In Anna Rowlands and Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Migration. London and New York: Routledge (unpublished version is in the folder for this week)

Vanderhurst, Stacey. ‘Governing with God: Religion, Resistance, and the State in Nigeria’s Counter-Trafficking Programs’. PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review 40, no. 2 (2017): 194–209.

Zaman, Tahir (2016) Islamic Traditions of Refuge in the Crises of Iraq and Syria. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

Zimmerman, Yvonne (2012) Other dreams of freedom: religion, sex, and human trafficking. London and New York: Oxford University Press  

Zimmerman, Yvonne C. ‘From Bush to Obama: Rethinking Sex and Religion in the United States’ Initiative to Combat Human Trafficking’. Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion 26, no. 1 (2010): 79–99.

Zimmerman, Yvonne C. ‘Christianity and Human Trafficking’. Religion Compass 5, no. 10 (2011): 567–78

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WEEK 9: Religion, Race and ‘Decolonising Development’

Required reading

Du Toit, N. B. 2018: Decolonising Development? Re-claiming Biko and a Black Theology of Liberation within the context of Faith Based Organisations in South Africa. Missionalia. 46 (1) -– available in Minerva Folder for this week

 McEwan, C. 2018. Chapter 3 - ‘A postcolonial history of development’ in ‘Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development’ Taylor & Francis. Available as an e-book via the University Library.

 Additional reading

 Alex-Assensoh, Y.M., 2004. Taking the Sanctuary to the Streets: Religion, Race, and Community Development in Columbus, Ohio. The Annals of the American Academy. 594, pp. 79-81. This can be found in this week’s resources folder on Minerva.

 Bandyopadhyay, R. 2019. Volunteer Tourism and “The White Man’s Burden”: globalization of suffering, white saviour complex, religion and modernity. Journal of Sustainable Tourism. 27 (3), pp. 327-343. This can be found in this week’s resources folder on Minerva.

 Busto, Rudy. 2015. “Race and Religion: Intertwined Social Constructions.” The Religious Studies Project (Podcast). http://www.religiousstudiesproject.com/podcast/race-and-religion-intertwined-social-constructions/.

 Khalaf-Elledge, N. 2020. “It’s a tricky one”: development practitioners’ attitudes towards religion. Development in Practice. 30 (5), pp. 660-671.

 Khandaker, K., and Narayanaswamy, L. 2020. The unbearable whiteness of international development. [online] Available here: https://www.globalstudies.ugent.be/the-unbearable-whiteness-of-international-development/2/

 Shome, R. 2019. Thinking Culture and Cultural Studies – from/of the Global South. Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies. 16 (3), pp. 196-218.

 

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WEEK 10: Lecture: Religion, Health and Development

Required reading

 Olivier, Jill (2015) Religion at the intersection of development and public health in development contexts: From advocacy about faith-based organisations to systems thinking. Emma Tomalin (Ed) The Routledge handbook of religions and global development. London and New York: Routledge.

 Additional reading

 See special issue of The Lancet on Faith-based health-care Published: July 7, 2015 (https://www.thelancet.com/series/faith-based-health-care )

See: Mapping Faith‐Based Health Providers – Bibliography  https://jliflc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/IRHAP_Bibliog_Highlight_Mapping_Feb2017-2.pdf

ARHAP (2006) Appreciating Assets: The Contribution of Religion to Universal Access in Africa Report for the World Health Organization, Cape Town: ARHAP (http://repository.berkleycenter.georgetown.edu/061000ARHAPAppreciatingAssets.pdf   (accessed 19/03/16).  

Cochrane, JR, Schmid, N and Cutts, T. (eds) When Religion and Health Align: Mobilising Religious Health Assets for Transformation. South Africa: Cluster Publications. 

Gyimah, SO, Takyi, BK and Addai, I (2006) Challenges to the reproductive-health needs of African women: On religion and maternal health utilization in Ghana. Social Science and Medicine. 62(12):  2930-2944

Gunderson, Gary and Cochrane, Jim (2012) Religion and the Health of the Public: Shifting the Paradigm. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

Holman, Susan (2015) Beholden: Religion, Global Health, and Human Rights. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.

Koenig, Harold G., King, Dana and Carson, Verna B. (Eds) (2012) Handbook of Religion and Health. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.

Koenig, Harold G. (Ed) (2008) Handbook of Religion and Mental Health. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.

Lucchetti, G. and Lucchetti, ALG (2014) Spirituality, religion, and health: over the last 15 years of field research (1999-2013). International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine 48(3):199-215

Nguyen, H. (2015) Linking Social Work with Buddhist Temples: Developing a Model of Mental Health Service Delivery and Treatment in Vietnam. Linking Social Work with Buddhist Temples: Developing a Model of Mental Health Service Delivery and Treatment in Vietnam. British Journal of Social Work. 45(4): 1242-1258

Olivier, Jill, Cochrane, James R., Schmid, Barbara and Graham, Lauren (2006) ARHAP Literature Review: Working in a bounded field of unknowing, African Religious Health Assets Programme (https://jliflc.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/arhaplitreview_oct2006.pdf )

See other publications by Jill Olivier https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=dEHwJekAAAAJ&hl=th

Senel, E. (2019) Health and Religions: A Bibliometric Analysis of Health Literature Related to Abrahamic Religions Between 1975 and 2017. Journal of Religion and Health 57(5): 1996-2012

Senel, E. (2019) Dharmic Religions and Health: A Holistic Analysis of Global Health Literature Related to Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism. Journal of Religion and Health. 58(4): 1161-1171.

Takyi, B.K (2003) Religion and women's health in Ghana: insights into HIV/AIDs preventive and protective behavior. Social Science and Medicine. 56(6): 1221-1234

 

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WEEK 11: Environmentalism, climate change and religion: implications for development 

Required reading

 Emma Tomalin (2013): Environmentalism, religion and development. In Tomalin Religions and development, Chapter 7.

Tomalin, E. 2017: Gender and the Greening of Buddhism: Exploring Scope for a Buddhist Ecofeminism in an Ultramodern Age. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture. 11 (4) – available in Minerva Folder for this week

Additional Reading

 There is a huge literature on this topic. Please see https://fore.yale.edu/ - for lots of information and resources, including bibliographies

 Glaab, Katharina (2017) A Climate for Justice? Faith-based Advocacy on Climate Change at the United Nations, Globalizations, 14:7, 1110-1124

 Gottlieb, Roger S., This sacred earth : religion, nature, environment, Nature, Environment (London: Routledge, 1996).

Jenkins, Willis, Tucker, Mary Evelyn, Grim, John (eds) (2017) Routledge handbook of religion and ecology. London and New York: Routledge.

 Taringa, Nisbert (2006) ‘How Environmental is African Traditional Religion?’, Exchange 35(2): 191-214.

Taylor, Bron, ‘A Green Future for Religion?’, Futures., 36 (2004): 991-1008.

Tomalin, E. 2009: Biodivinity and biodiversity : the limits to religious environmentalism. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Veldman, Robin Globus, Andrew Szasz and Randolph Haluza-DeLay (Eds) (2014) How the world's religions are responding to climate change : social scientific investigations. London: Routledge, 2014

 

This list was last updated on 19/01/2022