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The Resource God and government in the ghetto : the politics of church-state collaboration in Black America, Michael Leo Owens

God and government in the ghetto : the politics of church-state collaboration in Black America, Michael Leo Owens

Label
God and government in the ghetto : the politics of church-state collaboration in Black America
Title
God and government in the ghetto
Title remainder
the politics of church-state collaboration in Black America
Statement of responsibility
Michael Leo Owens
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In recent years, as government agencies have encouraged faith-based organizations to help ensure social welfare, many black churches have received grants to provide services to their neighborhoods' poorest residents. This collaboration, activist churches explain, is a way of enacting their faith and helping their neighborhoods. But as Michael Leo Owens demonstrates in God and Government in the Ghetto, this alliance also serves as a means for black clergy to reaffirm their political leadership and reposition moral authority in black civil society. Drawing on both survey data and fieldwork in Ne
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Owens, Michael Leo
Dewey number
322/.108996073
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BR563.N4
LC item number
O96 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Morality and society series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American churches
  • Church and state
  • Faith-based human services
  • Community development, Urban
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • African American churches
  • Church and state
  • Community development, Urban
  • Faith-based human services
  • United States
Label
God and government in the ghetto : the politics of church-state collaboration in Black America, Michael Leo Owens
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-292) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The extent and support of African American churches' collaboration with government -- The volition to collaborate with government -- Public policy and Black neighborhood decline -- Faith in action for neighborhood redemption -- Partnering with Caesar -- Acquiring resources for neighborhood resurrection -- Complementing collaboration
Control code
309850298
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 310 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226642086
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)309850298
Label
God and government in the ghetto : the politics of church-state collaboration in Black America, Michael Leo Owens
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-292) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The extent and support of African American churches' collaboration with government -- The volition to collaborate with government -- Public policy and Black neighborhood decline -- Faith in action for neighborhood redemption -- Partnering with Caesar -- Acquiring resources for neighborhood resurrection -- Complementing collaboration
Control code
309850298
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 310 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226642086
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)309850298

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