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The politics of education reform in the Middle East : self and other in textbooks and curricula

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Berghahn Books, New York, p.275 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB3048 .A65 P65 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9686672

Keywords:

Curriculum change--Arab countries, Educational change--Government policy--Arab countries, Textbook bias--Arab countries, Textbooks--Arab countries

Abstract:

Contents: Educational reform in the Arab world: directives, mechanisms, and challenges in Lebanon, Syria, and Oman / Nemer Mansur Frayha -- Education reform in Oman: evolution of secondary school curricula / Salha Abdullah Issan -- Educational developments in Jordan from the 1950s until today: stages and characteristics / Mohammad Khalil Abbas -- Major trends of educational reform in Egypt / Iman Farag -- On the impossibility of teaching history in Lebanon: notes on a textbook controversy / Massoud Daher -- History textbooks in Egyptian schools: a tool for the representation of collective memory / Atef Botros -- Different layers of identity in Lebanese textbooks / Jonathan Kriener -- The philosophical foundations of education and the range of its implications for the content of civic education textbooks in Jordan / Mustafa Abu al-Sheikh and Yasser al-Khalailah -- Gender images in Jordanian textbooks in the subject field of social education / Naseema al-Khalidi -- Images of Europeans in Jordanian textbooks / Qasem al-Newashi -- History curricula and textbooks in Palestine: between nation building and quality education / Samira Alayan -- Bridging conflicts through history education?: a case study from Israel/Palestine / Achim Rohde.

Publication Language:

eng