We Sing Here Like Birds in the Wilderness: Education and Alienation in Muslim Mindanao

  • Jeffrey Ayala MilliganEmail author
Part of the Islam in Southeast Asia book series (ISLSA)


Drawing upon interviews with Muslim educators, administrators, and parents in Muslim Mindanao, this chapter explores the sense of alienation many Muslim Filipinos feel toward their government and the mainstream of Philippine society. It attempts to give voice to Muslim Filipinos sense of dissatisfaction with key aspects of the public system of education available to them as well as their aspirations for the kind of education they would like to offer to their children.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Florida State UniversityTallahasseeUSA

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