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Religious Education in Contemporary Pluralistic Sweden


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Title: Religious Education in Contemporary Pluralistic Sweden
Authors: Kittelmann Flensner, Karin
E-mail: karin.kittelmann.flensner@gu.se
karin.kittelmann-flensner@hv.se
Issue Date: 19-Nov-2015
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion ; Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion
Date of Defence: 2015-12-11
Disputation: Friday December 11, 2015, 1:15 p.m., University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Arts, Gamla Hovrätten, Olof Vijksgatan 6 Room T302.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Dissertations defended at the Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion, University of Gothenburg
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This doctoral thesis has been prepared within the framework of the graduate school in educational science at the Centre for Educational and Teacher Research, University of Gothenburg.
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Keywords: Religious Education
secularism
spirituality
nationalism
Swedishness
education
ethnography
classroom observation
discourse analysis
Abstract: In the mandatory, integrative and non-confessional school subject of Religious Education in Sweden, all students are taught together regardless of religious or secular affiliation. The overall aim of this thesis is to explore and analyse how Religious Education (RE) can be socially constructed in the upper secondary school classroom practice in the pluralistic context of contemporary Sweden. The result is based on findings from participant observations of 125 Religious Education lessons at t... more
ISBN: 978-91-88348–68-5
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/40808
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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