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Published: 24 November 2021 (Estimated)

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780192843166

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Piety and Privilege

Catholic Secondary Schooling in Ireland and the Theocratic State, 1922-1967

Tom O'Donoghue and Judith Harford

  • Addresses the politics of Church and State in relation to secondary school education in Ireland
  • Seeks to understand the role of the Catholic Church in social reproduction, gender construction, promoting piety, and promoting privilege through Irish secondary schools
  • Engages with the notion of nation building in Irish secondary schools
  • Examines the history of the Catholic Church and education internationally