Recent Submissions

  • Sport and development: the significance of Mathare Youth Sports Association 

    Willis, Owen. 2000. "Sport and development: the significance of Mathare Youth Sports Association." Canadian Journal of Development Studies/Revue Canadienne d'Etudes du Développement 21(3): 825-849.
    Describes how MYSA, founded in 1987 as a soccer league in the slum neighborhood of Mathare in Nairobi, Kenya, has contributed to community and national development and has grown to become one of the country's largest ...
  • Civil or Religious Paths to Respect and Understanding? Two Commonwealth Reports 

    Willis, Owen. 2009. "Civil or Religious Paths to Respect and Understanding? Two Commonwealth Reports." Round Table 98(400): 3-15.
    No abstract available.
  • Religion and international development in the Canadian academic context 

    Willis, Owen. 2013. "Religion and international development in the Canadian academic context." Canadian Journal of Development Studies/Revue canadienne d'etudes du developpement 34(2): 275-290.
    Although faith, religion and spirituality are central to the lives of millions in the global south, few scholars in the north explicitly address religion's role in development. This study explores this disjuncture in ...