Education in the Arab World

Education in the Arab World

by Serra Kirdar

Serra Kirdar is a Life Fellow of St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, UK and a member of the board of the Middle East Centre at the St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, UK. Previously, she was a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Middle East Studies at Harvard University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2017
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    978-1-4742-7100-4 (hardback)

    978-1-4742-7102-8 (epdf)

    978-1-4742-7101-1 (epub)

    978-1-4742-7103-5 (online)
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    First edition
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Education in the Arab World
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Education in the Arab World is a critical reference guide to development of education in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen. The chapters, written by local experts, provide an overview of the education system in each country, as well as discussion of educational reforms and socio-economic and political issues. Including a comparative introduction to the issues facing education in the region as a whole, this book is an essential reference for researchers, scholars, international agencies and policy-makers.