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The rational believer : choices and decisions in the madrasas of Pakistan

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The monograph draws on eighteen-month long fieldwork across eight-districts of Pakistan, covering 100 madrasas. It presents rich data to develop typology of the Pakistani madrasas, and explain their appeal for parents and students, their donor base and their alleged links with jihad using the analytical tools from New Institutional Economics framework. However, the primary contribution of the monograph is theoretical as it uses this empirical data on madrasas and jihad to advance our understa...

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Published
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Reviewed (other)

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
International Development
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cornell University Press Publisher's website
Publication date:
2012-01-01
URN:
uuid:ca7fc004-83e0-4998-ae3b-2020c64ce62d
Source identifiers:
611
Local pid:
daisy:611
ISBN:
978-0-8014-5044-0

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