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The Praeger handbook of religion and education in the United States / edited by James C. Carper and Thomas C. Hunt.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2009
Imprint:
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2009.
Format:
  • Book
  • 2 v. (xiv, 560 p.) ; 27 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • v. 1. A-L
  • v. 2. M-Z.
Publisher's Summary:
This set provides a unique source of light for those interested in the impact of religion on the origins, development, and current shape of the American educational landscape. Carper and Hunt cover the historical and current issues relating to religion and American K-12 schools. They offer 175 jargon-free entries written by more than 40 scholars that cover a wide range of topics related to religion and education, both in the past and the present. This one-of-a-kind set also includes a convenient table summarizing all of the religious liberty decisions of the Supreme Court from 1815 to the present. Entries of this title include: United States Supreme Court decisions; religious, legal, and educational associations; religion and the curriculum; religious schools; individuals and movements that have affected the role of religion in education; and, religion and education developments in the 18th and 19th centuries.
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Contributor:
Carper, James C.
Hunt, Thomas C., 1930-
Praeger (Westport, Conn.)
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780275992279
0275992276
9780275992286
0275992284
9780275992293
0275992292

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