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Secularising Education

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/9781474409209.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

It examines the way in which European administrators and educators distinguished religion from secular science and yet promoted vernacular languages and cultures while tolerating the private, not ... More


Provincial Governance of Education—The Western Cape Experience

Cameron Robert and Brian Levy

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The focus of this chapter is the management and governance of education at provincial level—specifically on efforts to introduce performance management into education by the Western Cape Education ... More


Seeing Christianity Again for the First Time

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This final chapter starts by considering Christianity in relation to the future, with particular regard to the new centers of population and the allocation of religious resources to the South. It ... More


A Leap in the Dark: The Chartering of Hindu and Muslim Universities

Leah Renold

in A Hindu Education: Early Years of the Banaras Hindu University

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195674835
eISBN:
9780199081493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195674835.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter records the creation of the BHU and the Aligarh Muslim University. It shows that the almost immediate rise of these two universities served as an important moment for the evolution of ... More


An Abbreviated American Education (1868–70)

Scott D. Seligman

in The First Chinese American: The Remarkable Life of Wong Chin Foo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139897
eISBN:
9789888180745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the late 1860s, Wong Chin Foo set sail for the United States to complete the Western education which he had already begun in a missionary school in China. He attended two American colleges, got ... More


Two Perspectives on the ‘Other’ in Arabic Literature

Pierre Cachia

in Exploring Arab Folk Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640867
eISBN:
9780748653300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640867.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses two prevailing perspectives on the ‘other’ in Arabic literature. The first section discusses the literature of the illiterate public and those who had not been introduced to ... More


Rashbehari Avenue: The Bengali Middle-Class Homemaker

Sumanta Banerjee

in Memoirs of Roads: Calcutta from Colonial Urbanization to Global Modernization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199468102
eISBN:
9780199087471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468102.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Rashbehari Avenue, and the cluster of streets and lanes behind it, located in south Calcutta, emerged as a neighbourhood preferred by modern Bengali middle-class professionals from the early ... More


Nigerian Preachers (2006–2008)

Michael Nwankpa

in The Boko Haram Reader: From Nigerian Preachers to the Islamic State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190908300
eISBN:
9780190943189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908300.003.0079
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter provides a historical background to Boko Haram’s insurgency by discussing its theological rationale and argument. Particularly, it focuses on the last three years before Boko Haram ... More


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