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Education: (Early through Late) Modern: North America
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As the education of Muslims, male and female, in North America is a relatively new field, scholars have had some difficulty in researching it and in citing sources and footnotes. A trickle of scholarship on the subject has been of some help, but researchers have had to supplement it with anecdotal material. Undoubtedly, as interest in Islam continues to rise following 11 September 2001, more formal and comprehensive studies will be undertaken, necessitating updates of this entry.

Muslim educators in North America note little difference in the education of girls and boys …

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Bahrampour, Tara, “Education: (Early through Late) Modern: North America”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0251g>
First published online: 2009

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