publication . Article . 2013

THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF KNOWLEDGE: Shari`ah and Saudi Scholarship in Indonesia

Jajang Jahroni;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2013 Journal: Journal of Indonesian Islam (issn: 1978-6301, eissn: 2355-6994, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: State Islamic University (UIN) of Sunan Ampel Surabaya
Abstract
<p>This article investigates how the Saudi regime uses sponsorship to support its educational system in Indonesia. The article focuses its analysis on LIPIA (<em>Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Islam dan Arab</em>, Institute for the Knowledge of Islam and Arab). LIPIA is an Islamic institution consistent using traditional Islamic scholarship especially those of the Hanbalite schools of thought. This is reflected in the entire curriculum the LIPIA has for its students. The writer argues that the relationship between the sponsor, i.e. the Saudi state, and the sponsorship beneficiaries, i.e. students, is patron-client. Nevertheless, it involves a wide range of actors ther...
Subjects
free text keywords: shari‘a, scholarship, saudi arabia, salafism, Philosophy. Psychology. Religion, B, Islam. Bahai Faith. Theosophy, etc., BP1-610, Islam, BP1-253, Curriculum, Beneficiary, Law, Educational systems, Sociology, Indonesian, language.human_language, language, Political strategy, Social science
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publication . Article . 2013

THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF KNOWLEDGE: Shari`ah and Saudi Scholarship in Indonesia

Jajang Jahroni;