Faith-Based Organizations, Society, and the State in Chad

This book chapter explores the multi-layered relationship between religion, society, and the state in Chad by investigating the role of religion and religious actors in the current historical moment, characterized by social cleavages, persistent poverty and insecurity for a large part of the Chadian population, and negotiations over Chad's political future.

This chapter appeared in Faith-Based Organizations and Social Welfare: Associational Life and Religion in Contemporary Africa and Latin AmericaLondon: Palgrave Macmillan (2024).



Author(s) / editor(s)

Mayke Kaag

About the author(s) / editor(s)

Mayke Kaag is Professor of the Anthropology of Politics and Governance in Africa at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology (CADS) on behalf of the African Studies Centre Leiden. She is also a professor in the anthropology of Islam in Africa and its diaspora at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).





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