3 edition of Civil society, religion and global governance found in the catalog.
Civil society, religion and global governance
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Helen James [editor].|
|Contributions||James, Helen, 1947-|
|LC Classifications||JC337 .C581 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 313 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||313|
|LC Control Number||2006035199|
Compelling chapters on theory, global civil society, democracy, cities, religion, institutions (sports, education, and health care), along with three chapters on global challenges, help readers develop a broad understanding of key topics and issues. The concept of an emergent global civil society (GCS), an identifiable public sphere of voluntary association distinct from the architecture of states and markets, has become voguish in some approaches to international relations and international political economy, and in the practices of global governance. This article seeks to.
focuses on civil society,.is one of six that presents the findings for each of the other governance arenas. The Civil Society Arena Civil society has emerged in recent years as one of the key concepts in the study of comparative politics. Its rise to prominence marks a big shift in both academic and political discourse on Size: KB. By building these connections, FIM has actualised the exchange between local lived realities and the high level decisions that affect global governance. The lessons of FIM’s engagement in the processes, challenges and outcomes of building democracy from below are relevant for civil society actors and policy makers alike.
An evocative call for a new global order built around social justice and human fulfillment. Falk wants to shift the debate over global governance from its functional focus, which merely asks how to reform existing institutions, to a values-based approach that seeks to harness the social forces of an emergent global civil society. This vision still acknowledges the central role of states, but. Since its origins, the concept of civil society has been linked with the notion of governance. Throughout both ancient and modern history, ideas about civil society and governance have each followed their own complex and multifaceted trajectories but their relevance to one another has remained undeniable.
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International civil society. Within these sections the illuminating case studies span a wide geographical extent from Central and Eastern Europe to Egypt, to Latin America, Iran, Bangladesh, Australia, the Pacific and East and Southeast Asia.
Civil Society, Religion and Global Governance will be of strong interest to students, policy makers and. international civil society.
Within these sections the illuminating case studies span a wide geographical extent from Central and Eastern Europe to Egypt, to Latin America, Iran, Bangladesh, Australia, the Pacific and East and Southeast Asia.
Civil Society, Religion and Global Governance will be of strong interest to students, policy makers and Format: Hardcover. This chapter was originally presented as the keynote address at the conference on ‘Civil Society, Religion and Global Governance: Paradigms of Power and Persuasion’.
My focus is human security, which is a subject that captures the essence of an alternative conception of global governance, in which civil society plays a leading by: 4. Civil Society, Religion and Global Governance book. Paradigms of Power and Persuasion. Edited By Helen James. Back to book.
chapter 12 Pages. Governance, civil society and economic development: A view from the Pacific. By RON : Ronald C. Duncan. The extraordinary changes in world society at the beginning of the 21st century have involved religion to a degree that would have amazed earlier observers of modernity.
Within the past decade religion has been associated with some of the world's most strident forms of political encounter, including new movements of nationalism, the clerical leadership of political sects. This book, by focusing on education, health and environment, and on the institutions which formulate and deliver policy in these fields, shows how the international community can make a significant difference to strengthening Myanmar's civil society and to supporting a future democratic form of government, by encouraging institutional.
These processes present civil society with unprecedented opportunities for more horizontal forms of interaction and collaboration with UN programs and local authorities. Question # 3: how to combine support for civil society's role in global governance with the preservation of national sovereignty and equity in international relations.
While those in the global religious movement are quick to discuss global political governance issues, those in the global economic and/or global political world more often side-step religious questions as being “private issues”, and simply deny any goals of bringing about a unified, global religion of any sort.
Currently, the dynamism of global civil society movements has shifted to a new dimension to incorporate culture and faiths into the discourse on development, economy, politics and governance in a Author: Maszlee Malik. Cite this chapter as: Bartsch S., Kohlmorgen L.
() The Role of Civil Society Organizations in Global Health Governance. In: Hein W., Bartsch S., Kohlmorgen L. (eds) Global Health Governance and the Fight Against HIV/ by: 6. Governance and the Role of Civil Society A Dóchas Perspective on the Potential Roles of Ireland Aid and Irish NGOs November 1.
Introduction 2. Governance as a Development Issue 3. The key role of civil society 4. Challenges for Ireland Aid in working on Civil Society and governance 5. Challenges for Irish and International NGOs Size: KB. But religion can also support the position of enemies of global society--those who see in globalization the effort to impose the values and power of one country over the others.
Read more Read less click to open popoverAuthor: Mark Juergensmeyer. The Religious Foundations of Humane Global Governance -- 2. Secularism in an Era of Globalization -- 3. The Monotheistic Religions and Globalization -- 4. Religion and Politics: Verging on the Postmodern -- 5.
Politically Engaged Spirituality in an Emerging Global Civil Society -- 6. Hans Kung\'s Crusade: Framing a Global Ethic -- 7.
Civil Society: The Challenge of the International -- 3. Agencies and Structures in IR: Analysing International Social Movements -- 4. International Society from Below: The Role of Civil Society in International Relations -- 5.
The Promises of International Civil Society: Global Governance, Cosmopolitan Democracy and the End of Sovereignty?Pages: FIM’s latest book, “Global Governance, Civil Society and Participatory Democracy – A View from Below“, captures some of the important shifts in global governance over the past 15 years.
It discusses key work done with a host of multilateral bodies and the quiet emergence of organised civil society as a significant actor in efforts to create transparent and accountable.
previous empirical work on civil society involvement in global economic governance.3 This research has led me to identify the promises and perils summarised here as a set of assessment criteria that might guide further studies of civil society and global governance.
So only a framework of evaluation is suggested here. by Mark Juergensmeyer, author of God in the Tumult of the Global Square: Religion in Global Civil Society This guest post is published in advance of the American Sociological Association conference in Seattle.
Check back every week for new posts through the end of the conference on August 23rd. The essays in this volume explore the difficulties and possibilities of diverse religious groups occupying the same public space.
It is shown that religion is not only identified with the culture and politics of the hostile anti-urban village, but is also compatible with the tolerance and respect needed in the global city.
Some religious activists have blown things up, but others have tried. Global governance or world governance is a movement towards political cooperation among transnational actors, aimed at negotiating responses to problems that affect more than one state or region.
Institutions of global governance—the United Nations, the International Criminal Court, the World Bank, etc.—tend to have limited or demarcated power to enforce compliance. In the wake of 9/11, and with ongoing wars and tensions in the Middle East, questioning contemporary connections between and among religion, identity, and global governance is an exercise that is both important and timely.
This volume, edited by Patrick James, addresses essential themes in international relations today, asking how we can establish when religious. Global Civil Society is about understanding globalisation 'from below,' from the perspective of ordinary people.
We see the concept as describing an emerging reality of global civic action and connectedness. But global civil society is a highly contested concept, for which many meanings have been proposed but no agreed definition reached.Muetzelfeldt and Smith () examine the prospects of global citizenship through the lens of global civil society and global governance, while Roche .This essay, intended as a chapter in a book on ethical issues in global philanthropy, analyzes the problematic relationship between the United Nations and global civil society.
Offering a brief history of the ideological transformation of international NGOs into 'global civil society', it critiques the idea of global civil society as Cited by: 1.