Influences on the teaching of Arabic and Islamic Studies in UK higher education


Bernasek, Lisa and Canning, John (2009) Influences on the teaching of Arabic and Islamic Studies in UK higher education Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, 8, (3), 259 -275. (doi:10.1177/1474022209339954).

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Middle Eastern Studies, modern foreign languages and Islamic Studies have been recognized by the UK government as strategically important subjects in higher education. Motivated by government concerns about lack of knowledge about the Middle East and the radicalization of British Muslims, this designation has complex implications for the teaching and learning of Arabic language and Islamic Studies. Factors influencing the teaching of these disciplines in the UK are characterized by connections and disconnections which are historical, political, geographical and motivational.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1177/1474022209339954
ISSNs: 1474-0222 (print)
Keywords: arabic community languages, islamic studies, middle eastern studies, islam
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ePrint ID: 68751
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October 2009Published
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2009
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 21:19
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/68751

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