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  • La conduite d'une étude de besoins en éducation et en formationby Jacques Jean Lapointe

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1992; US$ 23.25

    Un ouvrage consacré entièrement à la pratique d'étude de besoins en éducation, en enseignement et en formation qui intéressera certes les professeurs et les étudiants dans ces domaines, mais aussi les directeurs et les professionnels en ressources humaines qui ont à concevoir et analyser les besoins de leur... more...

  • Indoktrination und Erziehungby Henning Schluß

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 28.65

    Der Begriff 'Erziehung' wird von der Wissenschaft gleichen Namens schon seit längerem kaum noch erörtert. Andere Begriffe wie Bildung, Wissen oder gar Kompetenz stehen höher im Kurs. Möglicherweise weist der Erziehungsbegriff eine zu große Nähe zu seinem alter ego, der Indoktrination, auf. Die Grenze zwischen Erziehung und Indoktrination wird als fließend... more...

  • Canadian Educationby Brenda L. Spencer; Kenneth D. Gariepy; Kari Dehli; James Ryan

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 39.79

    Canadian Education: Governing Practices and Producing Subjects is an absolutely critical volume bridging a number of key areas in Canadian education – classroom politics, schools, teachers’ work, higher education, and much more – with the theoretical contributions of Michel Foucault. The result is illuminating, engaging, and critically provocative.... more...

  • Educational strategies among Muslims in the context of globalizationby H. Daun; Walford

    BRILL 2004; US$ 137.00

    This volume deals with Islamic conceptualization of knowledge, various types of Islamic education; and educational strategies among selected groups of Muslims in Islamized countries (Pakistan, Iran, Morocco, Senegal, and so on) as well as countries in Europe where Muslims form important minorities. The first chapter gives an overview of Islamic educational... more...

  • 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 the Soviet Union and Its Successor Statesby Michael Kemper; Raoul Motika; Stefan Reichmuth

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.62

    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$ 36.00

    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$ 53.55

    Based on extensive fieldwork and archival records, 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 issues of identity, ‘secular’ education and gender in this context, while exploring the myths that surround these institutions.... more...