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The Praeger Handbook Of Religion And Education In The United States 2 Volumes

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The Praeger Handbook Of Religion And Education In The United States M Z

Author : James C. Carper
ISBN : 0275992292
Genre : Church and education
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Ten Commandments displays, prayer at football games, Bible in the curriculum, vouchers for tuition at religious schools, Pledge of Allegiance, wall of separation between church and state, among other hot button issues at the intersection of religion and education, generate a great deal of heat, but often light is sorely lacking. The Praeger Handbook of Religion and Education in the United States provides a unique source of light to educators, religious leaders, journalists, policy-makers, parents, and the general public as well as a useful resource for scholars interested in the impact of religion on the origins, development, and current shape of the American educational landscape.

The Praeger Handbook Of Faith Based Schools In The United States K 12

Author : Thomas C. Hunt
ISBN : 9780313391392
Genre : Education
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Exploring a subject that is as important as it is divisive, this two-volume work offers the first current, definitive work on the intricacies and issues relative to America's faith-based schools.

Human Rights And Religion In Educational Contexts

Author : Manfred L. Pirner
ISBN : 9783319393513
Genre : Law
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What is the role of religion(s) in a human rights culture and in human rights education? How do human rights and religion relate in the context of public education? And what can religious education at public schools contribute to human rights education? These are the core questions addressed by this book. Stimulating deliberations, illuminating analyses and promising conceptual perspectives are offered by renowned experts from ten countries and diverse academic disciplines.

The Oxford Handbook Of Church And State In The United States

Author : Derek H. Davis
ISBN : 9780199716937
Genre : Religion
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Study of church and state in the United States is incredibly complex. Scholars working in this area have backgrounds in law, religious studies, history, theology, and politics, among other fields. Historically, they have focused on particular angles or dimensions of the church-state relationship, because the field is so vast. The results have mostly been monographs that focus only on narrow cross-sections of the field, and the few works that do aim to give larger perspectives are reference works of factual compendia, which offer little or no analysis. The Oxford Handbook of Church and State in the United States fills this gap, presenting an extensive, multidimensional overview of the field. Twenty-one essays offer a scholarly look at the intricacies and past and current debates that frame the American system of church and state, within five main areas: history, law, theology/philosophy, politics, and sociology. These essays provide factual accounts, but also address issues, problems, debates, controversies, and, where appropriate, suggest resolutions. They also offer analysis of the range of interpretations of the subject offered by various American scholars. This Handbook is an invaluable resource for the study of church-state relations in the United States.

Encyclopedia Of Educational Reform And Dissent

Author : Thomas C. Hunt
ISBN : 9781452265735
Genre : Education
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For a free 30-day online trial to this title, visit Educational reform, and to a lesser extent educational dissent, occupy a prominent place in the annals of U.S. education. Whether based on religious, cultural, social, philosophical, or pedagogical grounds, they are ever-present in our educational history. Although some reforms have been presented as a remedy for society's ills, most programs were aimed toward practical transformation of the existing system to ensure that each child will have a better opportunity to succeed in U.S. society. Educational reform is a topic rich with ideas, rife with controversy, and vital in its outcome for school patrons, educators, and the nation as a whole. With nearly 450 entries, these two volumes comprise the first reference work to bring together the strands of reform and reformers and dissent and dissenters in one place as a resource for parents, policymakers, scholars, teachers, and those studying to enter the teaching profession. Key Features Opens with a historical overview of educational reform and dissent and a timeline of key reforms, legislation, publications, and more Examines the reform or dissent related to education found in theories, concepts, ideas, writings, research, and practice Addresses how reformers and dissenters become significant culture-shaping people and change the way we conduct our lives Key Themes Accountability Biographies Concepts and Theories Curriculum and Instruction Diversity Finances and Economics Government Organizations?Advisory Organizations?Business and Foundations Organizations?Curriculum Organizations?Government Organizations?Professional Organizations?Think Tanks Public Policy Religion and Religious Education Reports School Types Special Needs Technology This authoritative work fills a void in the literature in the vast areas of educational reform and dissent, making it a must-have resource for any academic library. Availability in print and electronic formats provides students with convenient, easy access, wherever they may be.

The Praeger Handbook Of Education And Psychology

Author : Joe L. Kincheloe
ISBN : 0313331235
Genre : Educational psychology
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The Praeger Handbook Of American High Schools

Author : Kathryn M. Borman
ISBN : 0313334331
Genre : Education
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The Praeger Handbook Of Latino Education In The U S

Author : Lourdes Diaz Soto
ISBN : 9780313084041
Genre : Hispanic Americans
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Presents information on the state of education for Latinos in the United States. Aims to provide an overview and a comprehensive understanding of issues. Topics discussed include academic achievement, Americanization, bilingual education, border crossing, higher education, reform and policy, subjects relating to teaching and learning English, and equity. Demographic tables are presented in the appendix.

The Praeger Handbook Of Veterans Health History Challenges Issues And Developments 4 Volumes

Author : Thomas W. Miller
ISBN : 9780313383502
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This four-volume set provides a history of veterans' healthcare that examines programs of care and veterans' special needs, and offers insight into future directions for veteran's healthcare in the 21st century.

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