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Paterson, Gillian (2016) Negotiating a language of gender: SDG5 and the Roman Catholic Church. The Review of Faith & International Affairs, 14 (3), pp. 124-128. [Journal Article]

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    Abstract

    The concept of gender has acquired moral, sociological and political implications that undermine its usefulness, and these implications form a hidden sub-stratum to conversations on the subject. This is particularly evident where some religiously-based discourses are involved. The Roman Catholic Church, an influential player in the politics of world development and an organisation in which a culture of patriarchy has become deeply entrenched, has a particular stake in this area of concern and engagement, especially as it relates to SDG5 to ‘achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.'

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Journal or Publication Title: The Review of Faith & International Affairs
    Keywords: Gender, Roman Catholic Church, religious discourse, development
    Department: Theology
    Depositing User: Vicky Rowley
    Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2017 16:14
    Last Modified: 01 Aug 2017 16:14
    URI: http://publications.heythrop.ac.uk/id/eprint/2605

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