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Sacred Aid: Does Humanitarianism Need Religion?

January 16, 2013

Policy in Public - <i>Sacred Aid</i>: Does Humanitarianism Need Religion?

By Geoffrey Cameron

Is there an important, even decisive connection, between charity and the sacred? Has the growth of a rational, "cosmopolitan, one-worldism and material progress" in aid changed the nature of aid...

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Uncovering Headscarf Ban Prejudices and Consequences

Policy in Public - Uncovering Headscarf Ban Prejudices and Consequences

By Judd Birdsall


December 19, 2012

Combining compassion with rigorous scholarship, Elver's book is a welcome addition to the growing literature on Islam in the West. By limiting her comparative investigation to a handful of secular constitutional democracies (thus bypassing the Muslim...

Hewers of Wood and Drawers of Water or a Land Flowing with Milk and Honey?

Policy in Public - Hewers of Wood and Drawers of Water or a Land Flowing with Milk and Honey?

By Brian Dijkema


November 29, 2012

Canada's economy is increasingly reliant on construction: what is fuelling this, and what challenges and opportunities does this pose for Canadian policy makers?

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