Author: Stan D'SouzaEditor(s): Stan D'SouzaPublisher: Indian Social InstituteYear: 2004Language: EnglishPages: 344ISBN/UPC (if available): 8187218878
This volume contains the Papers presented at the Second Colloquium on Population and Ethics-with special reference to Islam, organized by the International Population Concerns (IPC) Network at Cairo in 2003. The first section of the book provides the basic data for understanding the ethical issues related to population, poverty and conflict in the context of the millennium Development Goals. It is mentioned that the world population is expected to stabilize at about 8.9 billions around 2050. Data on international migration and debt burden and also presented.The papers in the second section deal with the ethical road map for formulating population policies while the third section tries to sketch the paths for Christian-Muslim dialogue in the development debate.
FOREWORDOpening StatementOpening Message (extract)Final Statement of the Cairo ColloquiumSECTION IURGENT POPULATION, POVERTY AND CONFLICT ISSUE-AN UPDATEWorld Population Growth and poverty concerns-an update An Overview on World MigrationMigration and Globalisation: Markets Open Up While Frontiers closed Down to Human PopulationsForced Displacement at the beginning of the 21st Century Unsustainable Inequalities and Growing ResentmentsCASE STUDIESDebt, Poverty and Population-The Zambian context AIDS in Africa and questions about populationComplementary Note: Lysander MenezesPushing the Indian Muslim to the brink-a view from GujaratSECTION IIETHICAL APPROACHESModernity and its Religious discontents: Christian Ethics and Population PolicyRespect for Life in Classical Hinduism-Its Implications for Population EthicsResponsibility of the Church with regard to Population and Poverty IssuesChurch social documents and Population EthicsNeighbours in a Pluralist world The Clash of Civilizations versus a Dialogue of ReligionsCASE STUDIESThe voice of the Christian Churches to Immigrants in Austria-European UnionCatholic social teaching Response to Economic Globalisation in ZambiaModernity and Family Change in French SocietySECTION IIIPATHS FOR INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUEPost 9/11: Civilizational Dialogue or Conflict?Islamic Revival and its Implications for Christian-Muslim dialogueMuslim Participation in the dialogue on religious freedom in the framing of he 1948 Universal Declaration of Human RightsBeyond Religious Reform and Interfaith Dialogue: Towards a Religious Contribution to Global JusticeCOMPLEMENTARY NOTES:Stan D’SouzaWilliam R O’ NeillJohannes Muller