Table of contents for Religion in schools : controversies around the world / R. Murray Thomas.

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Table of Contents
Preface		 
	Part I: The Book's Vantage Point	 
Chapter 1: Varieties of Controversy	 
Chapter 2: The Nature of Belief Systems	 
Religious Belief Systems 	 
Non-Religious Belief Systems	 
Chapter 3: Tradition, Critical Events, and the Exercise of Power	 
Belief-Constituencies	 
Tradition	 
Critical Events	 
The Exercise of Power	 
Conclusion	 
Part II: Analyses of the Twelve Cases	
Chapter 4: France	 
Historical Roots	 
The Contending Constituencies	 
Resolving the Controversy	 
Chapter 5: Japan	
Historical Roots	 
The Contending Constituencies	 
Resolving the Controversy	 
 Chapter 6: England	
Historical Roots	 
The Contending Constituencies	 
Resolving the Controversy	 
 Chapter 7: India	 
Historical Roots	 
The Contending Constituencies	 
Resolving the Controversy	 
 Chapter 8: Spain	 
Historical Roots	 
The Contending Constituencies	 
Resolving the Controversy	 
Chapter 9: China	 
Historical Roots	 
The Contending Constituencies	
Interpretive-Framework Summary	
Resolving the Controversy	
Chapter 10: Italy	
Historical Roots	
The Contending Constituencies	
Interpretive-Framework Summary 
Resolving the Controversy		 
 Chapter 11: Pakistan
Historical Roots	
The Contending Constituencies
Interpretive-Framework Summary	 
Resolving the Controversy		 
Chapter 12: United States of America
Historical Roots	
The Contending Constituencies
Interpretive-Framework Summary	 
Resolving the Controversy
 Chapter 13: Thailand
Historical Roots	
The Contending Constituencies
Interpretive-Framework Summary	 
Resolving the Controversy	 
Chapter 14: Australia
Historical Roots	
The Contending Constituencies
Interpretive-Framework Summary	 
Resolving the Controversy		 
Chapter 15: Saudi Arabia
Historical Roots	
The Contending Constituencies
Interpretive-Framework Summary	 
Resolving the Controversy		 
	Part III: In Retrospect
Chapter 16: Answers and Trends
Answers
Trends
References	 
Index	 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Religion in the public schools -- Cross-cultural studies.