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Right to Food Ethics. Theological Approaches of Asbjørn Eide

Editors:
Jude Likori Omukaga
ISBN:
978-2-88931-047-0
Series number:
Globethics.net Theses No. 8
Publication:
2015
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Abstract:
The question of hunger world-wide is a striking paradox: Why should the world that enjoys a radically advanced human civilization still face threats of disease and death from hunger and starvation? This paradox provokes three other related questions: Firstly, what exactly does hunger as a world problem consist in, and how does it come about? Secondly, the persistence of this paradox compels the question as to whether there have been attempts to its solution: What are these attempts, and why does hunger still persist?

Equal in an Unequal World. The Values in Responsible Business

Global Ethics Forum Report 2014
 
ISBN:
978-2-88931-021-0
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 20
Publication:
2014
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Abstract:
"The Global Ethics Forum 2014 discussed the multidimensional challenges of inequality and explored good practices and possibilities for tackling them, such as a sharing economy, corporate transparency, holistic business education, and many more. This report presents a summary of the conference, with recommendations and projects for action. It mentions as well Globethics.net's draft ‘Declaration on Principles of Equality and Inequality for a Sustainable Economy', which was widely endorsed by the forum".

De la violence à la réconciliation. Pour une éthique de l'humanisation de la violence

Editors:
Jules Kamabu Vangi Si Vavi
ISBN:
978-2-940428-94-6
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 19
Publication:
2014
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Abstract:
"Ce livre est une invitation à humaniser la violence. Bien qu'elle soit le moyen d'expression devenu courant dans la Province du Nord-Kivu en République Démocratique du Congo, la violence n'est pas une fatalité. Répondre à la violence par la violence serait rentrer dans une spirale de violence. Mais opposer à la violence le pardon qui débouche sur la réconciliation, voilà ce que c'est l'humanisation de la violence dans la mesure où le concept de réconciliation appelle à devenir l'autre."

Africans' Perceptions of Chinese Business in Africa

Editors:
Sofie Geerts, Namhla Xinwa and Deon Rossouw
ISBN:
978-2-940428-92-2
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 18
Publication:
2014
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Abstract:
This survey measures Africans' perceptions of Chinese business in their countries. Such a survey is long overdue. Fifteen African countries with a large presence of Chinese companies were identified to participate in the survey. In total, 1,056 Africans completed an online questionnaire. The results indicate that Africans are happy with Chinese investment in that it contributes to development. They are, however, concerned about its economic, workplace, social and environmental impacts.

Dealing with Diversity. Religion, Globalization, Violence, Gender and Disaster in Indonesia

Editors:
Bernard Adeney-Risakotta
ISBN:
978-2-940428-68-
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 17
Publication:
2014
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Abstract:
An archipelago of more than 17,000 islands, Indonesia is one of the most diverse countries in the world. It includes hundreds of languages, cultures and religions, including the world's largest Muslim population (more than the whole Middle East put together). This has given rise to many institutional mechanisms for dealing with diversity that are strikingly different from Western institutions. This rich Indonesian experience is an important global resource in learning to deal with diversity.

Etika Ekonomi dan Bisnis. Perspektif Agama-Agama di Indonesia

Editors:
Yahya Wijaya / Nina Mariani Noor
ISBN:
978-2-940428-66-3
Series number:
Globethics.net Focus No. 16
Publication:
2014
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Abstract:
"Articles in this book offer another form of relationship between religion and business. In the perspective of business ethics, religion and business do not need to be separated moreover considered to be contrary, but it does not mean that they necessarily be paired without consequence. Eleven authors in this book highlight the various aspects and factors in the relationship between business and religion in the context of Indonesia."

Philosophical Premises for African Economic Development. Sen's Capability Approach

Editors:
Symphorien Ntibagirirwa
ISBN:
978-2-88931-000-5
Series number:
Globethics.net Theses No. 7
Publication:
2014
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Abstract:
The issue of Africa's economic development has always attracted the attention of scholars and policymakers. The purpose of this research is to appraise the cultural foundations of African strategies of economic development and see whether the neglect of the African value system may not have led to Africa's development impasse.

Social Ecology, Ecojustice and the New Testament. Liberating Readings

Editors:
Carlos Alberto Sintado
ISBN:
978-2-940428-98-4
Series number:
Globethics.net Theses No. 6
Publication:
2015
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Abstract:
Our planet Earth is going through an unprecedented crisis. The current ecological predicament is such that has the potential to annihilate life. This dissertation reads selected New Testament texts, using the key tenets of Social Ecology and ecojustice as a basic hermeneutical framework. As witness of the story of God's good creation and of the pilgrimage of God's people, the Bible is providing a critical contribution to justice and peace and to the people's commitment to safeguard God's creation.

Le Prophète Michée face à la corruption des classes dirigeantes

Editors:
Ibiladé Nicodème Alagbada
ISBN:
978-2-940428-88-5
Series number:
Globethics.net Theses No. 5
Publication:
2013
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Les contextes sociopolitique, économique et religieux du 8ème siècle av. J.-C. ont favorisé l'éclosion de la corruption aux multiples facettes dans le royaume de Juda. Elle atteint toutes les instances dirigeantes. Le prophète Michée, face à cette corruption des classes dirigeantes et animé par le souffle de Dieu, rempli de courage, de force et d'esprit de jugement, se présente comme un paradigme de la responsabilité ou de l'autorité prophétique de l'Eglise face à la corruption.

Éthique de la non-violence. Études sur Jésus selon les évangiles

Editors:
Kahwa Njojo
ISBN:
978-2-940428-60-1
Series number:
Globethics.net Theses 4
Publication:
2013
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Abstract:
Qu'est-ce que la non-violence ? Que pourrait apporter cette notion dans la recherche de la paix ? Le but de ce travail est de faire une lecture socio-théologique de quelques enseignements de Jésus sur la non-violence. L'analyse du concept de « non-violence » et l'étude exégétique de quelques passages des évangiles synoptiques permettront d'affirmer que Jésus est l'enseignant, le partisan et le pratiquant de la non-violence.