On the Condition of Labor and the Social Question One Hundred Years Later: Papers from the Sixth World Congress of Social Economics, Omaha, Nebraska, August 9-11, 1991 - Toronto sudies in theology 69 (Hardback)Thomas O. Nitsch (author), etc. (author)
Hardback 620 Pages / Published: 01/12/1994
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Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Rerum Novarum, and the 50th anniversary of the Association for Social Economics Papers from the Sixth World Congress of Social Economics, Omaha, Nebraska, August 9-11, 1991. The papers in this volume range from reflections on early Christian to modern Catholic social thought and doctrine; Marxian and Islamic perspectives of an ideological/praxeological nature; contemporary issues of organized labour, poverty and income distribution; social insurance and health care; systemic change in the United States, Western Europe, Southern Africa and the former Soviet Union. The book includes an annotated version of the original programme, opens with a foreword by the President of Creighton University, followed by the editor's introduction, the Apostolic Blessing of Pope John Paul II conveyed by the Secretary of the State of the Vatican, the welcoming remarks of the Deans of Business Administration at the two co-sponsoring universities (Creighton and Marquette), and the invited presentations of the Archbishop of Saint Paul-Minneapolis and the President of the Catholic University of Americal.
Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
Number of pages: 620
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