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Islam, Civil Society and Social Work: Muslim Voluntary Welfare Associations in Jordan between Patronage and Empowerment
The thesis analyses the role of Muslim voluntary welfare associations in Jordan from the perspective of their religious discourse and the related social activities, to assess whether they contribute to empowerment or reinforce dependency.
islamism; social work; civil society; sponsoring; education; Islamic society; non-governmental organization; Islam; welfare organization; empowerment; culture; Jordan; social services; socioeconomic factors; citizens' involvement
Amsterdam Univ. Press
Published Version; peer reviewed