Book title: The Madrassah Challenge: Military and Religious Education in Pakistan
Author(s): C. Christine Fair
ISBN: 9789694025209
Publication Year: 2009
Binding: HB
Pages: 166
Price: Rs. 795
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About the Book:
An ever-expanding body of literature continues to concentrate on the supposed role the madrassah, or religious school, plays in threatening international security. Even though none of the 9/11 attackers studied in such schools, they are alleged to be incubators of militants in Pakistan and the region. In The Madrassah Challenge, C. Christine Fair explores the true significance of the madrassah and its role in Pakistan’s educational systems.

About the Author:
Formerly at the Center for Conflict Analysis and Prevention of the United States Institute of Peace, C. Christine Fair is a senior political scientist with RAND Corporation. She is coauthor of Fortifying Pakistan: The Role of U.S. Internal Security Assistance (USIP Press, 2006).

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