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State-funded Faith Schools
A critical analysis

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ISBN 9781138833777
March 30, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
224 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides an interdisciplinary and critical analysis of contemporary debates on the topic of state-funded faith schools in the UK and in international contexts. It examines the historical roots and the position of faith schools within contemporary multi-religious societies in the 21st-century, and the multidimensional relationships between religions, faith schools and the state.

Table of Contents

Introduction  1. The Establishment and Continued Existence of Faith Schools  2. The Distinctive Features of Faith Schools  3. The Relationship Between Faith Schools and the State  4. The Key Arguments for Faith Schools  5. The Key Arguments Against Faith Schools  6. Contemporary Faith Schools and Contentious Issues  Conclusion

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Stephen J. McKinney is Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Glasgow, UK.