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  • Islam, Education and Reform in Southern Thailandby Joseph Chinyong Liow

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2009; US$ 49.90

    This is a remarkable piece of scholarship that illuminates general and specific tendencies in Islamic education in South Thailand. Armed with an enormous amount of rich empirical detail and an elegant writing style, the author debunks the simplistic Orientalist conceptions of Wahhabi and Salafi influences on Islamic education in South Thailand. This... more...

  • The Madrasa in Asiaby Farish A. Noor; Yoginder Sikand; Martin van Bruinessen

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 49.95

    The Madrasa in Asia presents a nuanced overview of the unknown world behind the walls of these traditional Islamic schools in Asia. more...

  • ISLAMIC EDUCATION IN SU & SUCCby Michael Kemper; Raoul Motika; Stefan Reichmuth

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 158.00

    This book provides a comparative history of Islamic education in the Soviet Union and the post-Soviet countries. Case studies on Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan and on two regions of the Russian Federation, Tatarstan and Daghestan, highlight the importance which Muslim communities in all parts of the Soviet Union attached... more...

  • Culture, Identity, and Islamic Schoolingby Michael S. Merry

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 34.00

    Merry elaborates an ideal type of Islamic philosophy of education in order to examine the specific challenges that Islamic schools face, comparing the different educational realities facing Muslim populations in the Netherlands, Belgium, and the United States. more...

  • Between Social Skills and Marketable Skillsby Roman Loimeier

    BRILL 2009; US$ 295.00

    The present volume examines the development of Muslim traditions of reform in pre-colonial and colonial Zanzibar, focussing on patterns of cooperation between religious scholars and the British colonial state and highlights the effects of the Zanzibar revolution of 1964 on the development of Islamic education and Islamic traditions of learning in Zanzibar... more...

  • Reading with Allahby Nilanjana Gupta

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00

    This book traces the emergence and flourishing of madrasas and the myriad ways in which they impact upon local Muslim communities, especially in West Bengal. It also addresses identity, ?secular? education and gender in this context, while exploring the myths that surround these institutions. more...

  • New Directions in Islamic Educationby Abdullah Sahin

    Kube Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 29.95

    A groundbreaking rethink of Islamic education in the modern world. more...

  • Islamic Higher Education in Indonesiaby Ronald A. Lukens-Bull

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    This project looks at the work of the faculty in Indonesia's National Islamic Institutes to address, respond, and prevent the success of radical Islamic discourse and institution of Shari'a law in the school system. more...

  • The New Folk Devilsby Farzana Shain

    Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    This is a timely empirical challenge to current understandings of Muslim boys as a threat to the social order and their supposed radicalization. In interviews, Muslim schoolboys in the West Midlands reveal the preoccupations that shape their social and political identification and understandings of masculinity, and their experiences of schooling. more...

  • Islam and Educationby Lynn Revell

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 34.95

    This book engages with complex themes that link the role of education to identity and values. It challenges the current approaches to Islam and offers a new perspective for teachers and schools who are committed to developing an open and critical environment for learning. more...