Social Struggle and Faith-Based Activism in "Black Empowerment" Times

The 2014 conference theme continues TRRR’s emphasis on enduring social struggle as a feature of uneven social progress throughout the transatlantic region, as characterized by: (1) sharp educational and economic disparities across racial, social class, and national lines; (2) oppression and abuse of women; (3) sexual and war-related exploitation of children; (4) internecine violence and conflict between population groups already facing steep economic and political development challenges; (5) mass incarceration and social marginalization of low-income youth; and (6) leadership sectors whose policies and practices too often are at variance with the social urgencies of the day. We welcome “best-practices” presentations as well as conceptual and applied scholarly papers that explore these or related themes—emphasizing the role of the faith sector.

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