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Islam and Education: The Manipulation and Misrepresentation of a Religion
by Lynn Revell
This book examines how policies designed to integrate Muslim communities, along with fears of extremism, are shaping the way schools and teachers approach the teaching of Islam. It shows how Islam is represented in textbooks and in relation to other religions and engages with complex themes that link the role of education to identity and values. The book challenges the way ...more
Paperback, 135 pages
Published June 19th 2012 by Trentham Books
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Really fascinating section on representation via media contrasting to representation within school curriculum and "textbooks as the embodiment of not just a narrative but officially sanctioned narratives"......making me think that RE teaching may do more harm than good!...(or is that just my own bias?)