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Title The politics of education reform in the Middle East : self and other in textbooks and curricula / edited by Samira Alayan, Achim Rohde and Sarhan Dhouib
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 275 pages :) maps
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Curriculum change -- Arab countries
Educational change -- Government policy -- Arab countries
Textbook bias -- Arab countries
Textbooks -- Arab countries
Curriculum change.
Educational change -- Government policy.
Textbook bias.
Textbooks.
Arab countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Alayan, Samira.
Dhouib, Sarhan.
Rohde, Achim, 1969-
LC no. 2011046560