State-Funded Faith Schools

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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138833770
  • 9781138833777

About Stephen J. McKinney

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

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 Conclusionshow more