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Opening a Dialogue
by William F. Ryan, S.J.

IDRC - International Development Research Centre Canada
1995

This book is part of the Focus series of the the IDRC - International Development Research Centre. Edited on this cd-rom with permission.

The author

Dr William F. Ryan, S.J., has been involved extensively in the social and ethical dimensions of development in Canada and overseas for many years. He holds a master’s degree in labour relations from St Louis University, a licentiate in theology from Coll├Ęge St Albert, Louvain, and a doctorate in economics from Harvard University. He was founding director of the Center of Concern in Washington, DC, a board member of the North-South Institute from 1978 to 1991, and general secretary of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops from 1984 to 1990. He is currently the director of the Jesuit Project on Ethics in Politics, based in Ottawa, Canada.