Faith, Secularism, and Humanitarian Engagement: Finding the Place of Religion in the Support of Displaced Communities

  • Alastair Ager
  • Joey Ager

Part of the Religion and Global Migrations book series (RGM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Back Matter
    Pages 104-121

About this book

Introduction

Strengthening local humanitarian engagement demands not only rethinking dominant understandings of religion, but also revisiting the principles and practices of humanitarianism. This book articulates key aspects of the 'transborder discourse' necessary for humanitarian dialogue in the 21st century.

Keywords

21st century bibliography dialogue discourse prologue religion understanding philosophy politics prologue religion secularism society sociology understanding

Authors and affiliations

  • Alastair Ager
    • 1
    • 2
  • Joey Ager
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute for Global Health and DevelopmentQueen Margaret UniversityEdinburghUK
  2. 2.Mailman School of Public HealthColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.San Diego Organizing ProjectUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137472144
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-56061-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-47214-4
  • About this book