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Author Vaidyanathan, Brandon, author

Title Mercenaries and missionaries : capitalism and Catholicism in the global south / Brandon Vaidyanathan
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource
Contents The mercenary -- The missionary -- Missionaries in a mercenary world : religion in the workplace -- Finding escape velocity : religion and consumerist lifestyles -- Belonging and civic commitment in the neoliberal city
Summary "This book is about how and why global corporate professionals in rapidly developing cities negotiate opposing moral commitments in the realms of work and religion"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 29, 2019)
Subject Capitalism -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church
Catholics -- Religious life -- India -- Bangalore
Catholics -- Religious life -- United Arab Emirates -- Dubai
Consumption (Economics) -- Moral and ethical aspects -- India -- Bangalore
Consumption (Economics) -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United Arab Emirates -- Dubai
Professional employees -- Religious life -- India -- Bangalore
Professional employees -- Religious life -- United Arab Emirates -- Dubai
Religion in the workplace -- India -- Bangalore
Religion in the workplace -- United Arab Emirates -- Dubai
Work -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church
Capitalism -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
Catholics -- Religious life.
Consumption (Economics) -- Moral and ethical aspects.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Labor & Industrial Relations
Religion in the workplace.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology of Religion
Work -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
India -- Bangalore.
United Arab Emirates -- Dubai.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018047141
ISBN 1501736248 electronic book
1501736256 electronic book
9781501736247 electronic book
9781501736254 electronic book