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First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750704724
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/29/1996
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Setting the Scene: Current Realities and Historical Perspectives 1
2 Lessons from Catholic High Schools on Renewing our Educational Institutions 25
3 National Crisis, Catholic Schools and the Common Good 42
4 Markets, Education and Catholic Schools 57
5 Leadership in Catholic Schools 70
6 The Common Good, Pluralism and Catholic Education 89
7 What Makes a School Catholic? 107
8 Catholic Education and Catholic Identity 126
9 The Distinctiveness of Catholic Education 136
10 Wholeness, Faith and the Distinctiveness of the Catholic School 155
11 Recognition and Responsivity: Unlearning the Pedagogy of Estrangement for a Catholic Moral Education 162
12 No Margin, No Mission 177
13 Equality, Race and Catholic Schools 198
14 Who Do We Serve and What Do We Offer? Race, Equality and Catholic Schools 208
15 Catholic Schools and Other Faiths 216
16 Catholic Schools in a World of Many Faiths: Church Teaching and Theological Perspectives 232
17 Other Faiths in Catholic Schools: General Implications of a Case Study 239
18 Renewing Teaching: Building Professional Communities of Hope and Inquiry 257
19 Openness and Intellectual Challenge in Catholic Schools 272
20 The Catholic School and Religious Education: Meeting a Variety of Needs 284
21 Directions for Research in Catholic Education in the USA and the UK 298
Notes on Contributors 311
Index 315
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