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Faith-based schools: institutionalising parallel lives?

John Flint

in Faith in the public realm: Controversies, policies and practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420305
eISBN:
9781447302285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420305.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter examines whether faith-based schools contribute to ‘parallel lives’. It begins by describing the provision of state-funded faith-based schooling in the UK and how faith-based schools ... More


Religious education, collective worship and publicly funded education

John Holmwood and Therese O’Toole

in Countering Extremism in British Schools?: The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447344131
eISBN:
9781447344179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344131.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter details the specific requirements of religious education and collective worship in non-faith schools and the nature of the agreed syllabus for religious education in Birmingham. The main ... More


Education

Rex Ahdar and Ian Leigh

in Religious Freedom in the Liberal State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199606474
eISBN:
9780191744259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606474.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the protection of religious freedom in education, in both state and private schooling. As an important aspect of human societies, education about religion obviously features in ... More


Welfare state institutions and secessionary neighbourhood spaces

John Flint

in Community cohesion in crisis?: New dimensions of diversity and difference

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420244
eISBN:
9781447301912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420244.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at how certain forms of welfare-state institutions are conceptualised within the community-cohesion agenda. The examples of state-funded faith schools, social-housing-allocation ... More


The education debate: Policy and Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Stephen J. Ball

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349200
eISBN:
9781447303756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349200.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Education is a key political issue, and is seen as a crucial factor in ensuring economic productivity and competitiveness. This book offers an analysis of the flood of government initiatives and ... More


Enter Ofsted

John Holmwood and Therese O’Toole

in Countering Extremism in British Schools?: The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447344131
eISBN:
9781447344179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344131.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter studies the Ofsted inspections and reports. It is hard to avoid the conclusion that the main criticism of Park View Academy was that it was overly ‘Islamic’ and that this, in turn, was ... More


Community cohesion in crisis?: New dimensions of diversity and difference

John Flint and David Robinson (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420244
eISBN:
9781447301912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420244.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

There is an alleged crisis of cohesion in the UK, manifested in debates about identity and ‘Britishness’; the breakdown of social connections along the fault lines of geography, ethnicity, faith, ... More


Going through the Motions of Ritual: Exploring the “as if” Quality of Religious Sociality in Faith-Based Schools

Sally Anderson

in The Study of Children in Religions: A Methods Handbook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776469
eISBN:
9780814777466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776469.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the relationship between children and ritual observance in a school setting. Based on ethnographic fieldwork carried out in Danish faith-based private schools, it probes the ... More


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