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Marquette studies in theology ; #67.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Introduction Overview of the contemporary global context : life stories Data on poverty, hunger, and inequality in an age of globalization The goals and structure of this book Development theory and practice : an overview Origins of the concept of development Modernization theory Modernization theory and U.S. aid policy The impact of modernizationist development Structuralist economic theories Dependency theories Basic needs approach New international economic order Alternative development The impact of reformist thought on development policy Neoliberal resurgence and structural adjustment policies Current debates in development studies The failures of modernizationist development : a closer look The impacts of colonialism and slavery Post-WW II development policies and the third world debt crisis Consequences of the debt crisis Responses to the debt crisis United States opposition to social change in the third world Summary of major structural influences on the third world Catholic social teaching and development CST prior to Pope John XXIII Early reflections on development : John XXIII and Vatican II The pivotal contributions of Paul VI, the Latin American bishops, and justice in the world John Paul II : the centrality of solidarity The social ethics of Benedict XVI Summary of catholic social teaching on development issues Catholic social teaching and political economy : neoconservative and radical critiques Neoconservative reflections on CST Radical reflections on CST Evaluation of neoconservative, radical, and CST views Grassroots critics of development Rejecting the quest for development - Vandana shiva : the violence of development and reductionist science Further issues in the development/globalization debates Reclaiming the commons : the positive visions of development critics Catholic social teaching, the radical tradition, and development critics Grassroots action and policy alternatives Grassroots organizations in the third world : an overview The impact of grassroots organizations Development policies : follow the NIC model? Alternative development policies Differing visions : alternative development vs. regeneration Prospects for the adoption of alternative policies Re-envisioning Catholic social teaching The contributions of CST to the development debate Enhancing Catholic social teaching Structural analysis of capitalism Women, development, and CST CST, modernization, and cultural diversity CST and ecology - CST, grassroots movements, and social struggle The church and social change Social criticism and pioneering creativity : how Christians can constructively address issues of development and globalization Education Lifestyle choices Responsible purchasing Responsible investment Organizing, activism, and aid provision Direct service/solidarity Responsible parenting Applying CST in the life of the church Concluding reflections Theological epilogue: The path of discipleship Bibliography Index.