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An Introduction to the Faith‐Based Initiatives

Rebecca Sager

in Faith, Politics, and Power: The Politics of Faith-Based Initiatives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391763
eISBN:
9780199866304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391763.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While most research has focused on federal faith‐based initiatives, what has gone largely unnoticed has been how extensive state faith‐based initiatives have become. State faith‐based initiatives are ... More


Religion, Policy, and Politics: Institutionalizing Religion within State Government

Rebecca Sager

in Faith, Politics, and Power: The Politics of Faith-Based Initiatives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391763
eISBN:
9780199866304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391763.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While some see faith‐based initiatives as ephemeral, there is reason to believe that they can impact policy in the future by reshaping how the United States views the norm of church‐state separation. ... More


A Typology of Faith-Based Organizations and Programs

Heidi Rolland Unruh and Ronald J. Sider

in Saving Souls, Serving Society: Understanding the Faith Factor in Church-Based Social Ministry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195161557
eISBN:
9780199835836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161556.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The term “faith-based organizations” is inadequate because no clear definition exists of what it means to be “faith-based”. This chapter proposes an inductively derived typology to capture the ... More


Faith in Markets

Stephen Hopgood and Leslie Vinjamuri

in Sacred Aid: Faith and Humanitarianism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199916023
eISBN:
9780199950447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916023.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a glimpse of the strategies and decisions made within the humanitarian marketplace. It introduces World Vision International, which is one of the dominant organizations ... More


A Comparison of Faith-Based and Secular Nonprofit Service Providers

Scott W. Allard

in Out of Reach: Place, Poverty, and the New American Welfare State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120356
eISBN:
9780300152838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120356.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the differences and similarities between secular and faith-based organizations by comparing the service provision across secular nonprofit organizations and various types of ... More


Contested Sexualities and Shared Concerns: Power Dynamics in a Transnational Network of Faith-Based Organisations

Brenda Bartelink and Erik Meinema

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyses how contested understandings of sexuality and sex education for young people are put into practice in the transnational social field of development. It does so by focusing on ... More


Faith and the voluntary sector in urban governance: distinctive yet similar?

Rachael Chapman

in Faith in the public realm: Controversies, policies and practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420305
eISBN:
9781447302285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420305.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter examines the role of faith-based organisations in British urban governance from the 1990s onwards. It determines whether faith-based organisations have characteristics that set them ... More


Charting the Path of Justice in Peacebuilding

Aaron P Boesenecker and Leslie Vinjamuri

in Restorative Justice, Reconciliation, and Peacebuilding

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199364862
eISBN:
9780199364893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364862.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Contestation pervades the politics of justice during periods of violent conflict, and also in subsequent peacebuilding initiatives. This chapter considers the principled contestation over justice ... More


Religious literacy and social work: the view from Australia

Beth R. Crisp

in Religious literacy in policy and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447316657
eISBN:
9781447316725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316657.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

In the latter half of the 20th century, the developing professionalisation of social work was sometimes regarded to be a direct consequence of secularisation of the profession. Furthermore, social ... More


‘If You Cannot Control Yourself’: Christian Leaders as HIV Preventers in Malawi

Anaïs Bertrand-Dansereau

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In Malawi, as elsewhere in southern Africa, faith-based organisations (FBOs) have been integrated in the official response to HIV/AIDS. This new role, and the funding that accompanies it, has ... More


Introduction to the study of faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

Justin Beaumont and Paul Cloke

in Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847428349
eISBN:
9781447307785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428349.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The introduction summarises the chapter contributions that constitute the volume as a whole. It includes the research findings of the FACIT project, including methodologies and case studies, to ... More


Religion and Global Health

Peter J. Brown

in Religion as a Social Determinant of Public Health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199362202
eISBN:
9780199389872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362202.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the relationship between religion, religion-based institutions, and the field of global health. Its focus is primarily on Christian faith-based organizations and low-resource ... More


Pyrrhic Victories? French Catholic Missionaries, Modern Expertise, and Secularizing Technologies

Bertrand Taithe

in Sacred Aid: Faith and Humanitarianism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199916023
eISBN:
9780199950447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916023.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter studies the interventions of the French Catholics during the colonial and postcolonial era, which was a time where the humanitarian work of the missionaries was separated from the work ... More


Resolviendo: How September 11 Tested and Transformed a New York City Mexican Immigrant Organization

Alyshia Gálvez

in Politics and Partnerships: The Role of Voluntary Associations in America's Political Past and Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226109961
eISBN:
9780226109985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109985.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter analyzes the role filled by Asociación Tepeyac de New York after September 11, 2001, and the ways that its success in filling a void in services for immigrant victims of the World Trade ... More


Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

Justin Beaumont and Paul Cloke (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847428349
eISBN:
9781447307785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428349.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book adopts a multidisciplinary approach to examine the role of FBOs in overcoming poverty and social exclusion in European cities. At a time of uniquely European controversies and neoliberal ... More


Looking through a realist lens: services provided by faith-based and third sector organisations

Jean Hannah

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers the services provided by faith-based and third sector organisations (TSOs), with the aim of encouraging them to use realist evaluation in helping to identify and evidence what ... More


Influenza Pandemic

Mimi Kiser and Scott Santibañez

in Religion as a Social Determinant of Public Health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199362202
eISBN:
9780199389872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362202.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes a collaborative program between the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Emory University Interfaith Health Program to promote seasonal influenza ... More


Islamic charities, Faith Based Organizations and the international aid system

Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter outlines the historical background of the growth of Islamic charities over the last few decades, and of Faith Based Organizations in general. It also discusses the humanitarian ... More


Latinos and Faith-Based Recovery from Gangs

Edward Flores

in Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717356
eISBN:
9780814772898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717356.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that the corrections system in California targets black and brown men of color, such that one in six Latinos will be incarcerated at some time in his life. The preservation of ... More


Transnational Religious Networks Encounter Community Realities: HIV Prevention in Zambia1

Amy S. Patterson

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyses the disjuncture between the Abstinence and Be Faithful (AB) programmes of HIV prevention supported by many transnational FBOs and funded by PEPFAR, and the implementation of ... More


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