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Pherali, Tejendra; Sahar, Arif – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2018
Afghanistan is often characterised as a 'failed' or 'fragile' state in terms of state 'functionality', lacking in capacity to provide security and wellbeing to its citizens and failing to prevent violent conflict and terrorism. Since 2001, education has become a major victim of Afghanistan's protracted crisis that involves international military…
Descriptors: War, National Security, Well Being, Armed Forces
Khan, Jehanzaib – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Two major assumptions have dominated much of the discourse on Islamic schools in Pakistan since the rise of the Taliban in the 1990s and following the US attack on Afghanistan in October 2001. First, the Pakistani state-run education system is failing. Because of the poor quality of education at public schools, parents choose to send their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Islam, Terrorism, Educational Quality
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Street, Paul – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2003
A thesis concocted by right-wing ideological watchdogs and advanced with elevated urgency in the wake September 11, 2001, claims that America's college and university students are hostage to a leftist, "moral-relativist" and multiculturalist professoriat. To restore right-thinking to college campuses, the argument continues, academic…
Descriptors: Political Affiliation, Political Issues, Whites, Minority Groups
Palmerton, Patricia R. – 1989
A study examined reports broadcast by ABC News between November 8, 1979 and December 7, 1979 in its series entitled "Crisis in Iran: America Held Hostage." Transcripts of approximately 50% of actual broadcasts were subjected to rhetorical critical analysis, from which the finding emerged that confusion was the predominant characteristic…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Cultural Context, Figurative Language, Foreign Countries