Mission, Markets, and Morality
By (author) Professor Gerald Grace
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Catholic Schools by Professor Gerald Grace
Book DescriptionIn this ground-breaking book, Gerald Grace addresses the dilemmas facing Catholic education in an increasingly secular and consumer-driven culture. The book combines an original theoretical framework with research drawn from interviews with sixty Catholic secondary head teachers from deprived urban areas. Issues discussed include: *Catholic meanings of academic success *tensions between market values and Catholic values *threats to the mission integrity of Catholic schools *the spiritual, moral and social justice commitments of contemporary Catholic schools This book will be equally useful to leaders of Catholic and other schools and to all those interested in values and leadership in schooling.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415243254
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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