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Educating the Muslims of America

Yvonne Y Haddad, Farid Senzai, and Jane I Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

As the US Muslim population continues to grow, Islamic schools are springing up across the American landscape. Especially since the events of 9/11, many have become concerned about what kind of ... More


Safe Havens or Religious “Ghettos”? Narratives of Islamic Schooling in Canada

Jasmin Zine

in Educating the Muslims of America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Islamic schools, like other independent religious schools, are accused of “ghettoizing” students and not providing socialization within society at large, and are considered inadequate arenas for ... More


The Outlook for Islamic Education in America

Farid Senzai

in Educating the Muslims of America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses current research on Islamic education in America as well as directions for future research. This volume has explored key issues and debates regarding Islamic education in North ... More


Introduction: The Challenge of Islamic Education in North America

Yvonne Y. Haddad and Jane I. Smith

in Educating the Muslims of America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This introductory chapter begins with a brief history of Islamic education in America. It then discusses Islamic schools in the United States and Canada, Islamic institutions, Islamic education and ... More


Islamic Schools of America: Data-Based Profiles

Karen Keyworth

in Educating the Muslims of America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter analyzes data on Islamic schools. Data indicate that schools are moving quickly toward the standards that parents expect, but their public relations efforts have not kept pace with this ... More


Islamic Schools, Social Movements, and Democracy in Indonesia

Robert W. Hefner

in Making Modern Muslims: The Politics of Islamic Education in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832803
eISBN:
9780824868970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832803.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines several trends in Indonesia's Islamic schools, focusing on the country's 11,000 Islamic boarding schools (pesantrens) and its 36,000 modern Islamic day schools (madrasas). The ... More


Teaching Agama and the Secular

Muhamad Ali

in Islam and Colonialism: Becoming Modern in Indonesia and Malaya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474409209
eISBN:
9781474418799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409209.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

It discusses Muslim’s definitions of knowledge and education in terms of faith and progress, and the ways that they distinguished worldly from religious subjects and promoted the teaching of both. ... More


Introduction: The Politics and Cultures of Islamic Education in Southeast Asia

Robert W. Hefner

in Making Modern Muslims: The Politics of Islamic Education in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832803
eISBN:
9780824868970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832803.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to shed light on the varieties and politics of Islamic education in modern Southeast Asia. The contributors aim to provide a ... More


Authentic Interactions: Eliminating the Anonymity of Otherness

Barbara Sahli, Christina Safiya Tobias-Nahi, and Mona Abo-Zena

in Educating the Muslims of America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Recent children's polls reflect the trend of worsening negative attitudes toward Muslims. It is widely believed that children, lacking accurate knowledge about Islam, get their negative views from ... More


Reforming Islamic Education in Malaysia Doctrine or Dialogue?

Richard G. Kraince

in Making Modern Muslims: The Politics of Islamic Education in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832803
eISBN:
9780824868970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832803.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains some of the changes taking place in Malaysia's Islamic education sector and describes the issues that have emerged as Islamic schooling has been transformed into a more ... More


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