Religion and a rights-based approach to development

@article{Tomalin2006ReligionAA,
  title={Religion and a rights-based approach to development},
  author={E. Tomalin},
  journal={Progress in Development Studies},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={108 - 93}
}
  • E. Tomalin
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Progress in Development Studies
This paper is concerned with the observation that rights-based approaches to development have tended to ignore the ways in which religion and culture shape understandings of human rights. Although religious traditions often act against the pursuit of human rights, there are also areas of overlap and consensus. The first part of the paper suggests that the absence of a research agenda within development studies on ‘religion and development’ has meant that a significant indigenous mechanism for… Expand
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