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Researching School-Based Islam

Shiraz Thobani

Shiraz Thobani is Research Associate at the Institute of Ismaili Studies, London, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Islam in the School Curriculum : Symbolic Pedagogy and Cultural Claims

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Religious Education in the English Policy Context In contrast to the United States and France, the United Kingdom is not a secular state and its unwritten constitution...

The Academic Condition: Unstable Structures, Ambivalent Narratives, Dislocated Identities

Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Published by letudiant.fr and the weekly L’Express, http://www.letudiant.fr/educpros , is a French website devoted to higher education.Nobody does the job for which we were formed and that we love. We spend...

France: Meritocracy and Social Divides

Education in the European Union : Pre-2003 Member States

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...The French system of education is characterized overall by a high level of centralization and, at tertiary level, by a shift to mass education that has taken place earlier than many other European countries. It is also underpinned...

The Challenges of ‘Homo Academicus’: The Making of Self, Identities and a Sense of Fairness and Justice

Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Introduction Homo academicus – with this title French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu (1988) opened up a Pandora’s box to reveal an academic world that emerges as an environment characterised by conflict, power struggles...

School Segregation in France: The Role of Public Policies and Stakeholder Strategies

Understanding School Segregation : Patterns, Causes and Consequences of Spatial Inequalities in Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...School segregation in France: an overview From a scientific and policy standpoint, the issue of school segregation is inextricably linked to the analysis of educational policies. With regard to France, it is useful...

Advocating for Excellence: Stepping Beyond Austerity

Higher Education in Austerity Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...In 2011, under Nicolas Sarkozy’s presidency, the French government launched an ambitious programme called Investissements d’avenir (Investing in the future) in order to support economic growth and innovation, and to help the nation meet...

Monarchical Autonomy and Societal Transformation

Reforms in Islamic Education : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Introduction Analyses of Moroccan politics tend to emphasize the central role of the monarchy in political and economic activities, but a closer look at the actual negotiation of policy over time provides a more varied view...

France: An uncertain and unequal combat

The Origins and Foundations of Music Education : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...In his landmark article devoted to ‘L’enseignement musical à l’école’ (‘The teaching of music in the school’), Maurice Chevais (1880–1943) offered an in.d.pth analysis of the situation in France and gave voice to the following hope: May we...

Producing Accessibility through Discretionary Practices of Educational Professionals

Governance of Educational Trajectories in Europe : Pathways, Policy and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Educational trajectories and the decision-making processes therein are mediated by intervening actors, including educational professionals. This chapter aims to explore pupils’/school staff’s negotiations and production of practices...

Israel: Holocaust Education

Education in Eastern Europe and Eurasia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Education Around the World chapter

...…We must see the Holocaust as a giant historical crossroads, from which different roads depart in different directions, where taking each of these roads is self-justified: despair of the world versus belief and desire to repair it,...