New Islamic Schools

Tradition, Modernity, and Class in Urban Pakistan

  • Authors
  • Sanaa┬áRiaz

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About this book


The first ethnographic study of the trend toward religious, parochial schooling in urban Pakistan, this book provides data from over fifty-Karachi area schools to establish the complex reasons middle- and upper-class families enroll in religious Islamic schools.


Islamic education Pakistan class secular modern Diversity education educational system research Tradition

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Education Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48000-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-38247-4
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