Education in Post-Conflict Transition: The Politicization of Religion in School Textbooks
This book offers vivid insights into policies of religious education in schools since the series of wars in former Yugoslavia in the 1990's. It traces the segregation among members of different ethnic groups in Slovenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, and Serbia, which has never been greater or more systematic. It aims to be a necessary step in understanding the origins of this systematic segregation and how it is reproduced in educational practice, asserting that the politicization of religion in the school textbooks is one of the motors responsible for the ongoing ethnic segregation. It also deals with complex aspects of this issue, such as the general situation of religion in the different countries, the social position of churches, the issues of gender, the reconciliation after the Yugoslav Wars, and the integration of the EU.
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The Legitimization of a Divided Society
Chapter 4 Islamic Religious Instruction in the Context of EU Integration and Education Reform
Social Changes and Adjustable Politicization of the Catholic Church
Catholic Religious Education Between Local and Global Perspectives
How Do They Teach Atheism?
Chapter 8 Politicization of Religious Textbooks in Slovenia
Chapter 10 Religious Education in Serbia as a Litmus Test for ChurchState Relations
Chapter 11 The Politicization of Religion and Ethnic Distance in Serbian School Textbooks
Chapter 12 An Analysis of the Religious Education Textbooks in Serbia
Chapter 13 The Analysis of the Textbooks for Orthodox Religious Education in Serbia
Religion at School To Teach or not to Teach? The Case of Kosovo
Chapter 9 Religious Education and the Large Group Identity
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