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Title Governing gifts : faith, charity, and the security state / edited by Erica Caple James.
Imprint Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2019.


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Series School for Advanced Research advanced seminar series
School for Advanced Research advanced seminar series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Religion and state -- Case studies.
Church charities -- Government policy -- Case studies.
Faith-based human services -- Government policy -- Case studies.
Genre Case studies.
Contents Introduction : the varieties of religious governance / Erica Caple James -- A believing and benevolent nation : religious mobilization as infrastructural power in American political development / Elisabeth S. Clemens -- The end(s) of compassion? : Buddhist charity and the state in Taiwan / C. Julia Huang -- Subjecting the state to seeing : charity, security, and the dispossessed in Iran's Islamic republic / Arzoo Osanloo -- Prisons of charity : Christian exceptionality and decarceration in Ecuador's penal state / Chris Garces -- "We haven't risked our life for food and shelter" : Mediterranean migrations, contentious charity, and justice / Maurizio Albahari -- Hostile charity : Somali refugees and risk in a new security age / Catherine Besteman -- Policing philanthropy and criminalizing charity in the "war on terror" / Erica Caple James -- Prophets and profits : the Jordanian government's strategies for defining and containing risk in volatile times / Sarah A. Tobin -- Islamic charities, calculative regimes, and the promotion of entrepreneurial subjects in Egypt / Mona Atia -- Neoliberal faith : risk and the representation of death in Indonesia / Daromir Rudnyckyj -- Epilogue : faith-based charity and neomodern statecraft / Erica Caple James.
Summary Ultimately the book aims to expand the parameters of what has typically been a US-centric discussion of faith-based interventions as it explores the concepts of faith, charity, security, and governance within a global perspective.
Other Author James, Erica Caple, 1966- editor.
Other Title Print version: Governing gifts. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2019 9780826360335