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New Islamic Schools

Tradition, Modernity, and Class in Urban Pakistan

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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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Sanaa Riaz is Assistant Professor at Ashford University, USA.

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