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The growth of rural madrasa

Felicitas Becker

in Becoming Muslim in Mainland Tanzania, 1890-2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264270
eISBN:
9780191734182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264270.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In parallel with mosques, centres of Quranic education, known locally as madrasa, sprang up in the countryside between c.1920 and 1960. They were small, poor, and often transient; their one defining ... More


Muslim Homeschooling

Priscilla Martinez

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/9780195375206.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses Muslim homeschooling. Muslim families are considered to be the fastest-growing demographic of homeschoolers in the United States. In general, Muslim homeschooling families are ... More


The general well-being of Muslims in Europe

Pamela Irving Jackson and Peter Doerschler

in Benchmarking Muslim well-being in Europe: Reducing disparities and polarizations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428875
eISBN:
9781447307716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428875.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In this chapter the life satisfaction and general happiness of Muslims in Europe is examined, along with their well-being in several specific key areas of life, including income, health, education, ... More


Muslims and Secular Education: The Beginnings of Osmania University

Kavita Saraswathi Datla

in The Language of Secular Islam: Urdu Nationalism and Colonial India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836092
eISBN:
9780824871208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836092.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter traces the beginnings of Osmania University and the significance of its foundation against the background of the various suggestions for educational reform that were being articulated in ... More


From Equity to Preferential Equity

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes at great length the extension of reservations (quotas) to Other Backward Classes (OBCs), by far the most important and most controversial initiative during Arjun Singh’s second ... More


The Last Jihad and the End of Hijra, 1911–1920

Allan Christelow

in Algerians without Borders: The Making of a Global Frontier Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037554
eISBN:
9780813043975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037554.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter begins with the Italian invasion of Libya, which reinvigorated the Pan Islam movement, and the French decision to impose military conscription on Algerian Muslims, which set off a new ... More


Area Mosques and Diverse Corridors

Paul D. Numrich and Elfriede Wedam

in Religion and Community in the New Urban America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199386840
eISBN:
9780199386871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199386840.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 4 examines Muslim area congregations in both city and suburban locations. Muslim Community Center and its suburban facility, Muslim Education Center, helped to diversify two major transit and ... More


Avenues of Hope and Optimism

Ghazala Jamil

in Accumulation by Segregation: Muslim Localities in Delhi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199470655
eISBN:
9780199090860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199470655.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter attempts to capture and present an account of social spaces of counter-hegemony. These are actual places and institutions inside or connected to the Muslim localities in Delhi where hope ... More


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