State-funded Faith Schools
A critical analysis
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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
Stephen J. McKinney is Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Glasgow, UK.