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Write These Laws on Your Children: Inside the World of Conservative Christian Homeschooling

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A compelling look at conservative Christian homeschooling families—and the worldview that could radically alter American political and intellectual life

 

Homeschooling is a large and growing phenomenon in U.S. society—between 1999 and 2007 it grew at twelve times the rate of public school enrollments, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Yet information about this population is terribly incomplete. In this groundbreaking book, Robert Kunzman uses his unprecedented access to six conservative Christian homeschooling families to explore this elusive world, from its day-to-day life to its broader aspirations to transform American culture and politics.

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Homeschooling is a large and growing phenomenon in U.S. society—the National Center for Education Statistics recently reported that in the last decade it grew at twelve times the rate of public school enrollments. Yet information about this population is terribly incomplete. In this groundbreaking book, Robert Kunzman uses his unprecedented access to six conservative Christian homeschooling families to explore the subset of this elusive world that most influences public perception and rhetoric about the homeschooling movement, from its day-to-day life to its broader aspirations to transform American culture and politics.

About the Author

Robert Kunzman is associate professor at the Indiana University School of Education and the author of Grappling with the Good: Talking about Religion and Morality in Public Schools.

Table of Contents

1 Shaping a Godly World

 

2 The Palmer Family:

In the World, Not of the World

California Homeschool Convention

 

3 The Rivera Family

“I Can See That I’m Doing the Right Thing”

Bridgeway Academy

 

4 The Branson Family

A Godless Conspiracy”

Academic Achievement and Socialization

 

5 Generation Joshua and HSLDA

“A Few Good Soldiers”

Civic Engagement Done Differently

 

6 The Carroll Family

“Public School Is the Enemy”

Race, Homeschooling, and the Common School Vision

 

7 The Wallis Family

“God Gave Her to Me

Indiana Homeschool Convention

 

8 The Shaw Family

“Nobody Can Teach My Kids Better Than I Can”

 

9 Becoming a Public

 

Acknowledgments

 

Bibliographic Note

 

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807032923
Author:
Kunzman, Robert
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Subject:
Home Schooling
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
Christian Education - Children & Youth
Subject:
Education-Home Schooling
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.93 x 5.98 x .67 in .8 lb

Related Subjects

Education » General
Education » Home Schooling
Religion » Christianity » Religious Education

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"Synopsis" by , Homeschooling is a large and growing phenomenon in U.S. society—the National Center for Education Statistics recently reported that in the last decade it grew at twelve times the rate of public school enrollments. Yet information about this population is terribly incomplete. In this groundbreaking book, Robert Kunzman uses his unprecedented access to six conservative Christian homeschooling families to explore the subset of this elusive world that most influences public perception and rhetoric about the homeschooling movement, from its day-to-day life to its broader aspirations to transform American culture and politics.
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