Muslim schools in Britain: Between mobilisation and incorporation

Meer, Nasar and Breen, Damian (2017) Muslim schools in Britain: Between mobilisation and incorporation. In: Rethinking Madrasah education in a globalised world. Routledge critical studies in Asian Education . Routledge, New York. ISBN 9781138739239

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Abstract

Muslim schools in Britain have emerged as a highly salient issue that at times reinforces, and at other times cuts across, political and philosophical divides. Notwithstanding sustained Muslim mobilisations for Muslim schools within and across diverse Muslim communities, surprisingly little is known of how these mobilisations are being undertaken, what is being sought, and, more generally, why Muslim schools are deemed to be an important issue for different Muslim communities. This chapter addresses these questions through the use of primary interviews with Muslim educators and stake-holders including teachers and Muslim educational associations, alongside other case study instruments including field notes, and documentary and policy analysis.

Item Type: Book Section
Date: 7 September 2017
Uncontrolled Keywords: education, religious education
Subjects: L300 Sociology
L400 Social Policy
V600 Theology and Religious studies
X300 Academic studies in Education
Divisions: Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences > Dept. Criminology and Sociology
REF UoA Output Collections > REF2021 UoA21: Sociology
Depositing User: Damian Breen
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2020 10:53
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2020 14:34
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/8730

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