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Religion in Global Civil Society$
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Mark Juergensmeyer

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780195188356

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188356.001.0001

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 Intercultural Understanding in a Community School

 Intercultural Understanding in a Community School

(p.171) 9 Intercultural Understanding in a Community School
Religion in Global Civil Society

Elizabeth M. Bounds

Bobbi Patterson

Oxford University Press

This essay examines the International Community School (ICS), a public charter school near Atlanta, Georgia, that brings refugee, immigrant, and local U.S. children together in one educational environment as a microcosmic global civic space in an emerging global civil society. It focuses on the local and particular instantiations of globalization, paying special attention to the role of religions.

Keywords:   International Community School, refugees, globalization, civil society, religion

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