Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

This timely book explores the role played by faith-based organisations (FBOs), which are growing in importance in the provision of social services in the European context

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Contributors: Beaumont, Justin (Other); Cloke, Paul J. (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
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Published: Bristol Policy Press 2012
Further subjects:B Religious Institutions Europe
B Marginality, Social Religious aspects
B Sociology, Urban Europe
B Faith-based human services Europe
B Marginality, Social Europe
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
Print version: Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities. - Bristol : Policy Press, 2012
Summary:This timely book explores the role played by faith-based organisations (FBOs), which are growing in importance in the provision of social services in the European context
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3. Spaces of postsecular engagement in citiesIntroduction; What is postsecularism?; Postsecular cities; Spaces of postsecular engagement on the ground; Empirical moment 1: London Citizens, UK; Postsecularism and the postpolitical; Postsecular ethics; Empirical moment 2: Exodus Amsterdam; Empirical moment 3: Christian Aid and Resources Foundation; Conclusion; 4. Faith-based organisations, urban governance and welfare state retrenchment; Introduction; Faith-based organisations in relation to government and governance; Beyond pillarisation: the case of the Netherlands
Ethics of workfare in the Big SocietyThe case of Pathways Ltd; Neoliberalism and faith-based engagement in progressive politics; Conclusion; 9. A shelter from the storm: faith-based organisations and providing relief for the homeless; Introduction1; The end of homelessness as we knew it; The homeless within the European framework of multiple welfare systems; Faith-based organisations and homeless service provision; Local division of labour and shifts in governance; The issue of accessibility; How faith-based organisations try to be accessible; Conclusion
Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities; Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on contributors; Foreword; 1. Introduction to the study of faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities; Introduction; The FACIT project; What are faith-based organisations?; Why context matters; Topicality of the volume; The contributions; Part I: Defining relations of faith-based organisations; 2. State-religion relations and welfare regimes in Europe; Introduction; Secularism, the public sphere and the postsecular; Neoliberalism, welfare and the political; Welfare regimes; Conclusion
Retrenchment in a welfare state under construction: the case of SpainContinuity and innovation: the case of Sweden; Conclusion; 5. Radical faith praxis? Exploring the changing theological landscape of Christian faith motivation; Introduction; The evangelicals: emerging agendas for social action; Radical orthodoxy and the theology of participation; Poststructural religion: recovering the messages of agape and caritas; Conclusion; 6. Ethical citizenship? Faith-based volunteers and the ethics of providing services for homeless people1; Introduction: organisations, volunteers and ethics
Volunteering in contextEthics and volunteer motivation; Motivation and identification in volunteering; Discursive constructions of ethical citizenship; Performing care; Conclusion; Part II: Sectoral studies; 7. Changing policies: how faith-based organisations participate in poverty policies; Introduction; Faith-based organisations; Relations between FBOs and others; Belgian and Swedish cases; Conclusion; 8. Moralising the poor? Faith-based organisations, the Big Society and contemporary workfare policy; Introduction; Governmentality, subversion and theo-ethical performance
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index