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Religious Liberty in the Educational System of the United States

From the 1980s to the Present

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Iwona Zamkowska

Nearly a third of religious liberty cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court addressed religion and education. Numbers that high, the problem definitely deserves consideration of international public. What were the main forces that shaped religious liberty in public education in one of its most formative periods? Did the introduction of religious liberty legal framework in public schools advance religious liberty of students as independent autonomous actors? The author discusses this cultural problem from a broad and complex perspective: both internationally recognized theory of a child’s religious freedom rights and the American models of religious liberty. To cover a wide spectrum of viewpoints, she analyses a broad selection of documents, from state and NGO publications to media coverage.

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Acknowledgments

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I am deeply indebted to God and my Parents and Sister as well as a circle of friends for their encouragement and constant support in writing this book. My supervisor, Professor Christopher Garbowski, also deserves special appreciation for his tireless guidance, insightful comments, and encouragement. This study would not be possible without him.

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