Education and Communities at the “Margins”: The Contradictions of Western Education for Islamic Communities in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Obed Mfum-Mensah;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES)
  • Journal: BCES Conference Books (issn: 1314-4693, eissn: 2534-8426)
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  • Subject: education marginalization | Education for All | religion and education | colonialism | Islamic education | Education | L

This paper employs postcolonial framework to discuss the contradictions of promoting western education in Islamic communities in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Prior to colonization, Islamic education was an important socializing process that instilled strong Islamic identit... View more
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