Catholic Schools: Mission, Markets, and Morality by Gerald GraceCatholic Schools: Mission, Markets, and Morality by Gerald Grace

Catholic Schools: Mission, Markets, and Morality

byGerald GraceEditorGerald Grace

Paperback | March 21, 2002

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In 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.

Title:Catholic Schools: Mission, Markets, and MoralityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.8 inPublished:March 21, 2002Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415243254

ISBN - 13:9780415243254

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'This is an excellent book that addresses directly many of the challanges facing Catholic educators and leaders of Catholic educational systems and schools in a number of countries...the author should be commended for the originality of research and the depth and insightfulness of analysis and interpretations.' -Patrick Duigan, Catholic Education, September 2005