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Sustaining life : a theological vision for the diversification of the copperbelt's economy.
Since independence in 1964, Zambia in general and the Copperbelt Province in particular have largely depended on the mono-economy based on copper mining. Around the 1970s the copper prices started falling causing the mining ...
Soaked in their own blood : a search for community empowerment principles in John Mbiti's theology and their relevance for the empowerment of the poor and marginalised.
The absence of an Evangelical African theology of Development has highly motivated me to embark on this study. Through this study, one hopes that more writings from many evangelicals who are committed to the church's ...
A theoretical reflection on concepts of poverty : towards an appropriate development framework for the church in it's [sic] development ministry among the poor.
This paper argues that an adequate definition of poverty is necessary for the church if it is to make a positive contribution to poverty alleviation. The definitions of Amartya Sen, Klaus Nurnberger and Bryant Myers are ...
Is the HIPC initiative of benefit to the people of Northern Ghana? : a theological reflection.
The HIPC debt relief initiative is a controversial IMF/World Bank program. This thesis examines whether the HIPC initiative in Ghana is "pro-poor". The concept of the "poor" and what this means for pubic policy is discussed ...
A Christian ethical approach to economic globalization : an alternative to Samir Amin's humanism and Hans Küng's global ethic and its implications in the Burundian context.
Economic globalization is a relatively recent phenomenon which has become familiar nowadays both in theory and practice. By definition, economic globalization is a transnational phenomenon characteristic of the post-industrial ...
Provoking the Rocks: A Study of Reality and Meaning on the Zambian Copperbelt.
(University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, 2007)
Even though the West, or Global North, initiates extensive development policymaking and project activity on the African continent, this study argues that one source of major frustration between different parties entrusted ...