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Globalization, Modernization, and Education in Muslim Countries

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 3
Ch. 2 Introducing the Muslim nations 17
Ch. 3 Islamic education : from ancient to modern times 31
Ch. 4 Women, Islam and education 47
Ch. 5 Globalization, modernization and education in Muslim countries : some basic challenges 63
Ch. 6 Looking in, looking out : a Christian historical perspective 85
Ch. 7 Development of education in Indonesia 101
Ch. 8 Elementary and secondary education in Malaysia 119
Ch. 9 Globalization, modernization and education in Iran : an overview 135
Ch. 10 The educational caste system : a survey of schooling and polarization in Pakistan 151
Ch. 11 Kazakhstan : transformation of school education in the years of independence and globalization 165
Ch. 12 Impact of modernization and globalization on education in the Sultanate of Oman 179
Ch. 13 The effects of globalisation on the information technology and educational sector in Jordan 193
Ch. 14 Globalization, modernization and education in Libya 207
Ch. 15 Saudi Arabian educational reforms : a road from traditionalism to modernization 223
Ch. 16 United Arab Emirates education : modernization and the challenges of globalization 237
Ch. 17 Globalisation, modernisation and education in Tanzania 249
Ch. 18 Globalization and conflicting educational values in Northern Nigeria 261
Ch. 19 Education in Turkey : modern and contemporary 273
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