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Author Merry, Michael S.

Title Culture, identity, and Islamic schooling [electronic resource] ; A philosophical approach / Michael S. Merry.

Published Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

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Physical description 248 p.
Notes Electronic book text.
Originally published in: 2010.
Contents Introduction The Politics of Islamic Schooling: A Comparative Look Islamic Education between the Ideal and the Real Educating for Cultural Coherence The Well-Being of Children and the Limits of Paternalism For the Sake of the Child: Religious Schools and Accountability The Future of Islamic Schools.
File type Document
Summary Merry elaborates an ideal type of Islamic philosophy of education in order to examine the specific challenges that Islamic schools face, comparing the different educational realities facing Muslim populations in the Netherlands, Belgium, and the United States. In light of the growing phenomenon of Islamic schools in the United States and Europe, this compelling study outlines whether these schools share similar traits with other religious schools, while posing new challenges to education policy. Merry elaborates an ideal type of Islamic philosophy of education in order to examine the specific challenges that Islamic schools face, comparing the different educational realities facing Muslim populations in the Netherlands, Belgium, and the United States.
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History notes MICHAEL S. MERRY is Professor of Philosophy of Education and Chair of the Department of History and Philosophy in the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Subject Islamic education -- United States.
Islamic education -- Europe.
Education and state -- United States.
Education and state -- Europe.
Muslims -- Education -- United States.
Muslims -- Education -- Europe.
Faith (religious) schools.
Islam.
Education.
ISBN 9780230109766 : Ɱ74
0230109764 : Ɱ74