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  • Author:
    Philip D. Byers
    Advisory Committee:
    Darren T. Dochuk, Rebecca McKenna, John McGreevy, Thomas Tweed
    Degree Area:
    History
    Degree:
    Doctor of Philosophy
    Defense Date:
    2020-03-25
    Record Visibility:
    Public
  • Author(s):
    Jill DeTemple
    Subject(s):
    Community development--Religious aspects--Christianity, Church work with the poor--Ecuador, Ecuador--Church history, Community development--Ecuador
    Abstract:

    Cement, Earthworms, and Cheese Factories examines the ways in which religion and community development are closely intertwined in a rural part of contemporary Latin America. Using historical, documentary, and ethnographic data collected over more than a decade as an aid worker and as a researcher in central Ecuador, Jill DeTemple examines the forces that have led to this entanglement of religion and development and the ways in which rural Ecuadorians, as well as development and religious pe…

    Date Published:
    2012-11-15
    Date Created:
    2016-03-15
    Record Visibility:
    Public
    Resource Type
    Book
  • Editor(s):
    Guillermo O'Donnell
    Subject(s):
    Political participation--Latin America--Congresses, Democracy--Latin America--Congresses, Human rights--Latin America--Congresses, Latin America--Economic conditions--1982---Congresses
    Abstract:

    The primary goal of this collection is to present the rationale and methodology for implementing a citizen audit of democracy. This book is an expression of a growing concern among policy experts and academics that the recent emergence of numerous democratic regimes, particularly in Latin America, cannot conceal the sobering fact that the efficacy and impact of these new governments vary widely. These variations, which range from acceptable to dismal, have serious consequences for the people …

    Date Published:
    2004-10-12
    Date Created:
    2016-09-15
    Record Visibility:
    Public
    Resource Type
    Book