The Education of Catholic Americans

The Education of Catholic Americans

by Andrew M. Greeley


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First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412852906
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/30/2013
Edition description: New
Pages: 398
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Andrew M. Greeley (1928-2013) was a Catholic priest, best-selling novelist, and sociologist. He was professor of social science at the University of Chicago and member of its National Opinion Research Center (NORC). His books include Faithful Attraction, The Denominational Society, Unsecular Man, Death and Beyond, and The Church and the Suburbs.

Peter H. Rossi (1921-2006) was professor of sociology emeritus at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, director of research at the Social and Demographic Research Institute, and past president of the American Sociological Association. Known as one of the most eminent of American social scientists, Rossi authored over forty books and two hundred scholarly articles. His works include Down and Out in America: The Origins of Homelessness; Just Punishments: Federal Guidelines and Public Opinion Compared; Natural Hazards and Public Choice;and Armed and Considered Dangerous. Stephen M. Krason is a professor and director of the political science program at Franciscan University of Steubenville. His books include Abortion: Politics, Morality, and the Constitution; Liberalism, Conservatism, and Catholicism and Preserving a Good Political Order and a Democratic Republic.

Table of Contents

List of Tables Introduction to the Transaction Edition Preface CHAPTERS 1. The Nature of the Problem 2. Attendance at Catholic Schools 3. Religious Consequences of Catholic Education 4. The Search for an Explanation 5. Are Religious Schools Divisive? 6. Occupational and Educational Achievement 7. Grammar School versus High School versus College 8. Catholic Education Today 9. The Future of Catholic Schools 10. Conclusion APPENDICES 1. Sampling and Fieldwork: A Methodological Note 2. Supplementary Tables on Indices 3. Further Supplementary Tables 4. Correlates of Catholic School Attendance 5. The Questionnaires References Index

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