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The Case for the Muslim School as a Civil Society Actor

Louis Cristillo

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/9780195375206.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the Muslim school outside the conventional frame of curriculum and classroom. It explores how the Muslim school becomes a major actor in a nexus of institutions — the mosque, ... More


Education and Muslim National Schools in Ireland1

Tuula Sakaranaho

in Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696888
eISBN:
9781474412230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696888.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses the provision of Muslim schools in the Republic of Ireland. While the introduction of publicly-funded Muslim faith-based schools has been controversial in other European ... More


Teaching about Religion, Islam, and the World in Public and Private School Curricula

Susan L. Douglass

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/9780195375206.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes four interlocking areas of work in education, both in public or mainstream schools and in Muslim private or community-based schools in the United States. The first of these ... More


Disembodied Knowledge?: “Reform” and Epistemology in Senegal, 1945–Present

Rudolph T. Ware III

in The Walking Qur'an: Islamic Education, Embodied Knowledge, and History in West Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614311
eISBN:
9781469614335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614311.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter resumes the narrative in the period of decolonization after World War II and follows it through Senegalese independence in 1959 and up to the present. The quarantine of Islam Noir had ... More


When Can Shariʿa Be British?

John R. Bowen

in On British Islam: Religion, Law, and Everyday Practice in Shari'a Councils

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691158549
eISBN:
9781400881055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158549.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter discusses how Islamic institutions are keeping Muslims from fully integrating into English, or British, society. Some Islamic institutions deeply trouble at least some non-Muslims in ... More


Politics and Public Schools

Jeffrey Guhin

in Agents of God: Boundaries and Authority in Muslim and Christian Schools

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190244743
eISBN:
9780190244767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244743.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

Chapter 2 examines how the four schools distinguished themselves from public schools, a distinction that helped them establish what was essential (or fundamental to their identity) about their own ... More


Choice and Private Schools: Dynamics of Supply and Demand

Donald A. Erickson

in Private Education: Studies in Choice and Public Policy

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195037104
eISBN:
9780197565612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195037104.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

In this chapter an attempt is made, in the light of evidence from the United States and Canada, to explain in general terms the ebb and flow of private school options. Both public and private ... More


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