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Handbook of research on Catholic education
Hunt, Thomas C., 1930-2014.
Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001.
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viii, 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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LC501 .H34 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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This comprehensive compendium of research focuses on key aspects of Catholic education in the United States. The volume includes reviews of research on topics ranging from church documents, spirituality, and the philosophy of Catholic education to parents, students, teachers, administration and governance, and curriculum and instruction. Benefit to many audiences--policy-makers, church leaders, educators, researchers, students, practitioners, patrons, and citizens--who are interested in these schools.

The wealth of scholarly information provided here covers all areas of Catholic education, both school- and parish-based. The first volume of its kind ever published on Catholic learning and development, the handbook is an encyclopedia reference tool for the serious scholar as well as the committed Catholic educator.

Author Notes

THOMAS C. HUNT is Professor in the Department of Teacher Education, School of Education and Allied Health Professions, University of Dayton.

ELLIS A. JOSEPH is Dean Emeritus of the School of Education and Allied Health Professions, University of Dayton.

RONALD J. NUZZI is Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education, St. Louis University.

Table of Contents

Selected Church Documents: The Organization of Centralized Authority in Catholic Educational AdministrationRonald J. Nuzzi
The Philosophy of Catholic EducationEllis A. Joseph
Spirituality and Religious EducationRonald J. Nuzzi
Curriculum and Instruction in Catholic SchoolsRobert B. Williams
Research on Administration, Leadership, and GovernanceMary Peter Traviss
A Role Analysis Based on Church Documents, Dissertations, and Recent ResearchGini Shimabukuro
Guidance and Counseling in Catholic SchoolsPatricia J. Polanski and Thomas W. Rueth
Enrollment in Catholic Schools in the United StatesJessica Greene and Joseph M. O'Keefe
Parenting and Child Development: Exploring the Links with Children's Social, Moral, and Cognitive CompetenceJames M. Frabutt
Pluralism and Public Policy: Catholic Schools in the United StatesDale McDonald
Catholic School Finance: A Review of ResearchBarabra M. DeLuca
Catholic Schools and the Law: An OverviewCharles J. Russo
Research on Catholic School Effectiveness: An OverviewBruno V. Munno and Heather Graham