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By Doris Buss,Didi Herman

With little fanfare and profound influence, "family values" have long gone international, and the impact of the Christian correct is more and more felt across the world. this can be the 1st finished examine of the Christian Right's worldwide succeed in and its effect on foreign legislations and politics. Doris Buss and Didi Herman discover tensions, contradictions, victories, and defeats for the Christian Right's international venture, relatively within the United international locations. The authors seek advice Christian correct fabrics, from pamphlets to novels; behavior interviews with humans within the flow; and supply a firsthand account of the area Congress of households II in 1999, a key occasion in formulating Christian correct international coverage and process. the result's a close examine a brand new worldwide player--its campaigns opposed to women's rights, inhabitants coverage, and homosexual and lesbian rights; its efforts to construct an alliance of orthodox faiths with non-Christians; and the tensions and lines because it seeks to barter a job for conservative Christianity in a altering worldwide order.

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