Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Putting Islam to Work: Education, Politics, and Religious Transformation in Egypt” as Want to Read:
Putting Islam to Work: Education, Politics, and Religious Transformation in Egypt
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Preview

Putting Islam to Work: Education, Politics, and Religious Transformation in Egypt

4.25 of 5 stars 4.25  ·  rating details  ·  8 ratings  ·  1 review
The development of mass education and the mass media have transformed the Islamic tradition in contemporary Egypt and the wider Muslim world. In Putting Islam to Work, Gregory Starrett focuses on the historical interplay of power and public culture, showing how these new forms of communication and a growing state interest in religious instruction have changed the way the I ...more
Paperback, 370 pages
Published March 26th 1998 by University of California Press (first published February 24th 1998)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Putting Islam to Work, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Putting Islam to Work

Community Reviews

(showing 1-23 of 23)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Rehenuma
Apr 17, 2007 Rehenuma rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Islam/Anthro
Really good book about how Islam has been functionalized in Egypt by different parties who are trying to gain power and control society- very well written and includes a lot of anecdotes
Shady Hany
Shady Hany marked it as to-read
Mar 31, 2015
Leni
Leni marked it as to-read
Aug 10, 2014
Zainab
Zainab marked it as to-read
Apr 17, 2014
Georgel
Georgel marked it as to-read
Jan 13, 2014
Chloe'
Chloe' marked it as to-read
Sep 02, 2013
Surrealistdreams
Surrealistdreams marked it as to-read
Aug 06, 2013
Sahar
Sahar added it
Mar 16, 2013
Ashraf Maklad
Ashraf Maklad marked it as to-read
Nov 22, 2012
Zarked
Zarked marked it as to-read
Feb 18, 2012
Laura
Laura marked it as to-read
Feb 12, 2012
Sumair
Sumair added it
Jan 20, 2011
M. L.
M. L. added it
Jan 15, 2011
Younus
Younus marked it as to-read
Apr 18, 2007
topics  posts  views  last activity   
Goodreads Librari...: Combine and correct listing 3 7 Aug 08, 2014 03:02PM  

Share This Book