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Religious Education in a Multicultural Europe: Children, by Emer Smyth, Maureen Lyons, Merike Darmody

By Emer Smyth, Maureen Lyons, Merike Darmody

Drawing on a huge EU-funded examine undertaking, this publication examines how religious/secular ideals are shaped in school and within the relatives throughout assorted eu nations, providing insights into key coverage concerns about the position of faith within the university method and illuminating present debates round faith and multiculturalism.

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Religious Education in a Multicultural Europe: Children, Parents and Schools

Drawing on an incredible EU-funded learn undertaking, this e-book examines how religious/secular ideals are shaped in class and within the relations throughout diversified ecu international locations, delivering insights into key coverage concerns about the position of faith within the tuition procedure and illuminating present debates round faith and multiculturalism.

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Oxford: Oxford University Press. Dronkers, J. and S. Avram (2009) ‘Choice and Effectiveness of Private and Public Schools in Seven Countries: A Reanalysis of Three PISA Data Sets’, Zeitschrift für Pädagogik, 55, 895–909. Dronkers, J. and S. Avram (2010a) ‘A Cross-national Analysis of the Relations of School Choice and Effectiveness Differences between 36 Religion and Schooling in Europe Private-dependent and Public Schools’, Educational Research and Evaluation, 16, 151–175. Dronkers, J. and S. Avram (2010b) ‘A Cross-national Analysis of the Relations of School Choice and Effectiveness Differences between Private-dependent and Public Schools’, Sociological Theory and Methods, 25, 183–206.

Over time, the gap between Catholics and Protestants in Scotland has narrowed, and, on present trend, is likely to disappear. By way of contrast, those in the ‘other religion’ category are more likely to be employed in non-manual occupations than others. This group is diverse, ranging from Episcopalians to Muslims and Buddhists. Muslims, however, make up a significant proportion within the category and appear to be quite socially disadvantaged. Paterson and Iannelli (2006), using Scottish Household Survey data from 2001, investigated the extent to which Scottish Catholics enjoyed the same degree of absolute and relative social mobility compared with Protestants.

Dronkers (2012) ‘Social Class Dimensions in the Selection of Private Schools: A Cross-national Analysis using PISA’ in H. Ullrich and S. ) Private Schulen in Deutschland. Entwicklungen, Profile, Kontroversen. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, pp. 201–224. Bruce, S. (2002) God Is Dead: Secularization in the West. Oxford: Blackwell. Davie, G. (1994) Religion in Britain since 1945: Believing without Belonging. Oxford: Blackwell. Davie, G. (2002) Europe: The Exceptional Case. London: Darton, Longmann and Todd.

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