Culture, Identity, and Islamic Schooling
A Philosophical Approach

Michael S. Merry

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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Culture, Identity, and Islamic Schooling

Culture, Identity, and Islamic Schooling
A Philosophical Approach

Michael S. Merry

 

aug 2007, Palgrave USA
ISBN: 9781403979940
288 pagina's, Hardcover