Education of Immigrant Children from Islamic Cultures

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Islam is one of the oldest and most influential religions in the world. According to Mapping the Global Muslim Population: A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World’s Muslim Population, a recent study by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion and Public Life (2009), there are 1.57 billion Muslims of all ages living in the world today, representing 23 percent of an estimated 2009 world population of 6.8 billion. More than 300 million Muslims, or one-fifth of the world’s Muslim population, live in countries where Islam is not the majority religion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Asian Education
Subtitle of host publicationA Cultural Perspective
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781136721298
ISBN (Print)9780805864441
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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