ERIC Number: EJ597666
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Islamic versus Western Conceptions of Education: Reflections on Egypt.
Cook, Bradley J.
International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, v45 n3-4 p339-357 1999
Examines the contradictions between Islamic education theory and the Western-based education systems found in most Islamically oriented countries. Uses Egypt as a case study to illustrate the complex and delicate balance policy makers must achieve in meeting the needs of economic development while also affirming their countries' Islamic cultural heritage. Contains 46 references. (VWC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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