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Islam and education : conflict and conformity in Pakistan's Madrassahs

Author: Saleem H Ali
Publisher: Karachi : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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"Islamic educational institutions have come under intense public scrutiny in recent years because of their perceived linkage to militancy. However, much of the research thus far has relied upon anecdotal accounts and investigative journalism. In particular, Pakistani madrassahs (or seminaries), have been the focus of much media coverage. This book aims to provide an empirically-grounded analysis of madrassahs in  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ali, Saleem H. (Saleem Hassan), 1973-
Islam and education.
Karachi : Oxford University Press, 2009
(OCoLC)657305521
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Saleem H Ali
ISBN: 9780195476729 0195476727
OCLC Number: 311310594
Notes: Includes statistical data.
Description: xiii, 214 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Contents: The dynamics of education and conflict --
The madrassah phenomenon : origin and context --
Empirical case analyses : Ahmedpur East and Islamabad Capital Territory --
Madrassahs and violence : is there a connection? --
Funding of Islamic education --
Madrassahs and modernity : the role of government and other stakeholders in conflict prevention : the role of foreign powers --
Ways to reconcile traditional education with modernity.
Responsibility: Saleem H. Ali.
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An empirical study of madrassahs in Pakistan focusing on two case studies; Islamabad and southern Punjab. In addition, the book considers the questionable linkage between Islamic education and  Read more...

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