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Author Liow, Joseph Chinyong, 1972-

Title Islam, education, and reform in Southern Thailand : tradition & transformation / Joseph Chinyong Liow
Published Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 218 pages)
Contents Islam and Maylay-Muslim identity in Thailand -- The structure of Islamic education in Southern Thailand -- The challenge of Islamic reformism -- Pedagogies, curricula, and texts -- Networks and crosscurrents -- Conclusion: Islamic education in southern Thailand at a crossroads
Summary This is a remarkable piece of scholarship that illuminates general and specific tendencies in Islamic education in South Thailand. Armed with an enormous amount of rich empirical detail and an elegant writing style, the author debunks the simplistic Orientalist conceptions of Wahhabi and Salafi influences on Islamic education in South Thailand. This work will be a state-of-the-art source for understanding the role of Islam and the ongoing conflict in this troubled region of Southeast Asia. T ... This is a remarkable piece of scholarship that illuminates general and specific tendencies in Islamic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-204) and index
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Subject Islamic education -- Thailand, Southern.
Muslims -- Education -- Thailand, Southern.
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