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Cover; Contents; Introduction; Challenges; Make Poverty History?; Diaconia and Socioeconomic Human Rights: Their Mutual Relevance; Gender and the Study of Christian Social Practice; Non-profits during Times of Crisis; Diaconia and Ecological Crisis; Contexts; Diaconia in Local Communities; Crises as Agents of Changes in Finnish Diaconia; Reflections on the Paradigm Change in Voluntary Work, with Reference to Switzerland; Mergers and Competition among Value-Oriented Enterprises; EU-Anti-Discrimination Policies and the Protestant Identity of Diaconia in Germany; Perspectives.
Civil Society -- Welfare State -- DiaconiaThe Conventional Theory about the Origin of Diaconia; Diakonia in the Ancient Church; Citizenship and the Recognition of the Other; Active Agents as a Model of Social Advocacy; Perspectives for Future Work; Contributors.
Poverty and exclusion are rising challenges in all European countries. Christian welfare organisations such as Diaconia have been committed to working against poverty and marginalisation since many years. However, a change of the structures which cause poverty is often not accomplished. Poor people remain in dependent situations and do not really participate in society. What are the main challenges to diaconal institutions combating poverty and exclusion? Which innovations are necessary within diaconia and civil society in order to meet future challenges? With contributions from all over Europ.
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