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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


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


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


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


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


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