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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


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


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


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


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


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


Islamic Education in Southern Thailand: Negotiating Islam, Identity, and Modernity

Joseph Chinyong Liow

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/9780824832803.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a historiography of modern education in Thailand's Muslim society. The study focuses on the Malay-Muslim provinces of Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwat, where the vast majority of ... More


The Mamluk Sultanate and Islamic Legal History

Stilt Talar

in Islamic Law in Action: Authority, Discretion, and Everyday Experiences in Mamluk Egypt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602438
eISBN:
9780191729348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602438.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter provides background information on the Mamluk sultanate and its legal system. It presents Cairo and its adjacent older city of Fustat, the two cities that form the sites of the events ... More


Islamic Education in the Philippines: Political Separatism and Religious Pragmatism

Thomas M. McKenna and Esmael A. Abdula

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/9780824832803.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that the conflict in southern Philippines has not led to any serious radicalization of Islamic education. On matters of religious schooling, parents and educators alike show a ... More


Muslim Metamorphosis: Islamic Education and Politics in Contemporary Cambodia

Bjørn Atle Blengsli

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/9780824832803.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the history of modern Islamic education in Cambodia and the differentiation and discord that have marked that education. It begins with a short overview of the varieties of ... More


Explaining the Stickiness: State-Madrasa Engagement in South Asia

Masooda Bano

in The Rational Believer: Choices and Decisions in the Madrasas of Pakistan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450440
eISBN:
9780801463860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450440.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the factors contributing to the stability of religious ideas. It describes how South Asian 'ulama have resisted pressures for the reinterpretation of core Islamic precepts. It ... More


Enter Ofsted

John Holmwood and Therese O’Toole

in Countering Extremism in British Schools?: The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447344131
eISBN:
9781447344179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344131.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter studies the Ofsted inspections and reports. It is hard to avoid the conclusion that the main criticism of Park View Academy was that it was overly ‘Islamic’ and that this, in turn, was ... More


Organization of Religious Hierarchy: Competition or Cooperation?

Masooda Bano

in The Rational Believer: Choices and Decisions in the Madrasas of Pakistan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450440
eISBN:
9780801463860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450440.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter develops a theory of religious hierarchy. Islam, unlike Christianity, does not provide for formal religious authority. The emphasis is on establishing a direct link to God. Yet closer ... More


Logic of Adaptive Preference: Islam and Western Feminism

Masooda Bano

in The Rational Believer: Choices and Decisions in the Madrasas of Pakistan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450440
eISBN:
9780801463860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450440.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the factors that help rational actors sustain religious conviction over time. It does so by studying the rapid growth of female madrasas in Pakistan. Until the late 1970s, the ... More


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

Robert W. Hefner (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832803
eISBN:
9780824868970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832803.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

When students from a Muslim boarding school were convicted for the 2002 terrorist bombings in Bali, Islamic schools in Southeast Asia became the focus of intense international scrutiny. Some analysts ... More


The Rational Believer: Choices and Decisions in the Madrasas of Pakistan

Masooda Bano

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450440
eISBN:
9780801463860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450440.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Islamic schools, or madrasas, have been accused of radicalizing Muslims and participating, either actively or passively, in terrorist networks since the events of 9/11. In Pakistan, the 2007 siege by ... More


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