Religion in Global Politics
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About "Religion in Global Politics"
One of the most resilient ideas about societal development after World War II was that nations would inevitably secularise as they modernised. However, as we come to the end of the 'secular' twentieth century, it is obvious that religion continues to be an important factor in politics around the world. The author examines the continuing importance of religion, focusing upon the regions of Europe, the Americas, Africa, and Asia. ^^
Meet the Author
Professor Jeff Haynes is in the Department of Politics and Modern History, London Guildhall University. He is the author of "Religion in Third World Politics "(1993), "Religion and Politics in Africa" (1996), "Third World Politics" (Blackwell, 1996), "Democracy and Civil Society in the Third World: Politics and New Political Movements" (Polity, 1997), "Religion in Global Politics" (1998), "Democracy in the Developing World: Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East" (Polity, 2001), and the editor of "Religion, Globalization and Political Culture in the Third World "(1999), "Democracy and