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Education, Economy and Society

Religious Education in a Multicultural Europe

Children, Parents and Schools

Authors: Smyth, Emer, Lyons, Maureen, Darmody, Merike

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Drawing on a major EU-funded research project, this book examines how religious/secular beliefs are formed at school and in the family across different European countries, offering insights into key policy issues concerning the place of religion in the school system and illuminating current debates around religion and multiculturalism.

About the authors

Linda Ahlgren, University of Edinburgh, UK Silvia Avram, University of Essex, UK Mary Darmanin, University of Malta, Malta Merike Darmody, Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland (ESRI); Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Christa Dommel, Dortmund University, Germany Jaap Dronkers, Maastricht University, the Netherlands Etaoine Howlett, University College Cork, Ireland Goedroen Juchtmans, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium Kathleen Lynch, University College Dublin, Ireland Maureen Lyons, University College Dublin, Ireland Gillean McCluskey, University of Edinburgh, UK Ides Nicaise, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium Sheila Riddell, University of Edinburgh, UK Bert Roebben, Dortmund University, Germany Emer Smyth, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), Ireland; Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Elisabet Weedon, University of Edinburgh, UK

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"This book is very informative ... an excellent place to look for new questions." - H-Net


Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Smyth, Emer (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Religion and Schooling: The European Context

    Avram, Silvia (et al.)

    Pages 15-36

  • Religious Education in Primary Schools in Scotland: Consensus or Uneasy Truce?

    Riddell, Sheila (et al.)

    Pages 37-68

  • The Material and Symbolic Cultures of the Everyday: Religion in Maltese Primary Schools

    Darmanin, Mary

    Pages 69-100

  • Children’s Agency and Religious Identity in Irish Primary Schools

    Smyth, Emer (et al.)

    Pages 101-131

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Religious Education in a Multicultural Europe
Book Subtitle
Children, Parents and Schools
Authors
Series Title
Education, Economy and Society
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28150-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137281500
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-28149-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44819-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 215
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