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Healing China – Improving Social Equality, Public Education and Global Solidarity in the People's Republic of China By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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Critical, but also deeply sensitive and humane, this book endeavours to improve public policy in China, so that a positive collective consciousness can be manifested within China and the global... More > community. Social challenges – such as poverty and gender inequality in China – are also explored in this work, offering an analysis on these matters, and how they can be overcome. This book also explores multilateral nuclear disarmament, and how China can contribute in implementing global nuclear disarmament. Highly innovative and profound, this book explores cutting-edge social scientific theories and ethical approaches how to improve social equality, public education and global solidarity in China.< Less
Healing the Congo – Improving Human Rights, Social Cohesion and Education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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Despite an international agreement in 2003 to end the war in the Congo and two further agreements at the beginning of 2008 to end fighting, the DRC remains a combat zone. Millions of Congolese have... More > perished, and over a million more have been displaced. Under Joseph Kabila – who was supposed to step down last year after 16 years as president, but has refused to go – there have also been some serious allegations of activists and journalists being arrested, beaten or even killed. Critical, but also deeply sensitive and humane, this book endeavours to improve public policy in the Congo, so that a just social peace can be manifested in this beautiful country, as well as suggestions how women’s rights and children's rights can be improved. Highly innovative and profound, this book explores cutting-edge social scientific theories and ethical approaches how human rights and education can be improved in the Congo.< Less
Healing Pakistan – Improving Human Rights, Gender Mainstreaming and Religious Education in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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Even though Pakistan has taken a zero-tolerance approach to ISIS, recent polling data suggests that support for ISIS within Pakistan hovers around 8%, while 62 per cent of Pakistani’s said they... More > ‘don’t know’; (representing over 120 million people) such a large percentage of ‘don’t knows’ indicating a lack of familiarity with the issue; underlining the importance of religious education in Pakistan, as the line between Islam and violent extremism seems to be blurred in the country. Hence this book focuses on improving human rights-, ethical- and Islamic education in Pakistan; also in view that Pakistan's blasphemy laws carry a potential death sentence for anyone who insults Islam – Salman Taseer governor of Punjab, and Shahbaz Bhatti, minorities minister, both assassinated by extremists in 2011 for asking for the law to be reformed. Critical, but also deeply sensitive and humane, this book endeavours to improve public policy in Pakistan, so that a just social peace can be manifested in the country.< Less
Healing Afghanistan – Improving Human Rights, Gender Mainstreaming and Political Stability in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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Critical, but also deeply sensitive and humane, this book endeavours to improve public policy in Afghanistan, so that a positive collective consciousness can be manifested within the country and with... More > the global community. Social challenges – such as civil unrest, gender inequality and family policy – are also explored in this work, offering an analysis on these issues, and how they can be improved. Violent extremism is another topic this book addresses; as both internally and externally, Afghanistan is faced with major security problems in terms of countering extremism. Highly innovative and profound, this book explores social scientific, ethical and Islamic approaches to improve social cohesion, human rights and political stability in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.< Less
Healing Bangladesh – Improving Human Rights, Gender Mainstreaming and Religious Education in the People's Republic of Bangladesh By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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In view of the series of brutal murders of secular writers, gay activists, bloggers and liberal intellectuals by extremists in Bangladesh, the country is in need of healing on many levels –... More > Bangladesh’s overall inability to get to grips with extremism being the result of a fractured country, where legitimate criticism and debate are increasingly restricted. Hence the importance of improving human rights, gender equality and religious education in the country. Critical, but also deeply sensitive and humane, this book endeavours to improve public policy in Bangladesh; with both social scientific and Islamic approaches, so that social equality, civil liberties and a just social peace can be manifested in the People's Republic of Bangladesh.< Less
Healing Central America – Improving Human Rights, Economic Stability and Rule-of-Law in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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The forces driving ordinary people to leave their homes and put their lives at risk to get to the US border are deeply rooted in Central America’s history of inequality and violence, in which... More > the US has long played a defining role. However, the flow of migrants trying to cross the border illegally is not all blowback from US foreign policy. Much of the poverty, injustice and murder in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras is homegrown, harking back to the age of Spanish conquest. Small criminal elites have long prospered at the expense of the populations. Hence combating injustice and social inequality in Central American countries must be made a priority; both for local governments as well as the International Community. Critical, but also deeply sensitive and humane, this book endeavours to improve public policy in Central America, so that peace, prosperity and harmony can be manifested in the region. Social challenges – such as crime, poverty and gender inequality – are also explored in this work.< Less
Reconciling Religion and Human Rights in the Information Age - Improving and Refining Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Chinese Religion By Mark O'Doherty
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Empiric facts indicate that there is not only a correlation but also a causality between religion and violence; one of the main topics of this book being how to reconcile the various world religions... More > with mainstream ethics. In addition the author addresses delicate topics connected to religous culture, such as Modern Islam, sexuality, LGBT Rights, civil liberties, freedom of expression, gender equality, emotional intelligence and open-mindedness; providing innovative thoughts and suggestions on these matters. But this book does not only tackle the shortcomings of religions. Embarking on a great mystic quest, Mark O'Doherty also explores the great merits of the world religions; from which we can learn and evolve - on an individual as well as on a collective level - blending Arabic, African, Western, Indian and Chinese spirituality into one new way of life, by advocating a tolerance of ambiguity, harmony and love.< Less
Healing Israel – Improving Human Rights, Social Cohesion and Education in the State of Israel and Palestine By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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The Israeli–Palestinian conflict has been referred to as the world's most intractable conflict, with the ongoing Israeli occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip reaching 50 years; the... More > tragic trademark of the conflict being the high level of violence witnessed for virtually its entire duration. Critical, but also deeply sensitive and humane, this book endeavours to improve public policy within Israeli and Palestinian society, so that a just social peace can be manifested in the region. Social challenges – such as tribalism and lack of family planning – are also explored, as well as suggestions how public- and religious education can be improved. Violent Extremism is another topic this book addresses; as both internally and externally, the region is faced with major security problems in terms of countering extremism. Highly innovative and profound, this book explores cutting-edge social scientific and ethical approaches how human rights and social cohesion can be improved in Palestine and Israel.< Less
A Farewell to Nations – Future Public Peace Policies for a Global Community of Equity and Equality By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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This book advocates a global community of equity and equality; where politicians do not act in the interest of individual nations, but instead jointly work towards a global union of solidarity. This... More > book also explores to what extent the Universal Declaration of Human Rights covers the full ethical spectrum of our global community, and how human rights – especially children’s rights – can be enforced more effectively in our global community. Finding the elusive synergy between capitalism and socialism is another topic this volume explores, as over 20% of the global population live in extreme poverty and have no basic income; hence the massive forced migration by people in developing countries, leading to the 'brain drain' and many other global social-political calamities. Mark O’Doherty comes to the conclusion, that to overcome these global challenges, a Declaration of Global Solidarity is required; as an ethical, legal and social-economic guideline for our global community.< Less
Healing Saudi Arabia – Improving Human Rights, Gender Mainstreaming and Religious Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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Even though Saudi Arabia has taken a zero-tolerance approach to ISIS, the Kingdom undermines whatever good work it does by continuing to spend billions of dollars spreading Wahhabism, its... More > ultraconservative brand of Islam – recent polling data suggesting that support for ISIL within Saudi Arabia hovers around 5%; representing over a half a million potential donors to ISIL. These statistics indicate that the line between Islam and violent extremism is becoming increasingly blurred in Saudi Arabia. Hence this book focuses on improving religious- and human rights education in the Kingdom; also in view of Saudi Arabia and its allies continuing to downplay the collateral impacts of their years-long bombing campaign in Yemen. Critical, but also deeply sensitive and humane, this book endeavours to improve public policy in Saudi Arabia; by exploring both social scientific and Islamic approaches, so that human rights, religious education and gender mainstreaming can be improved in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.< Less

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