n South African Journal of Higher Education - Institutions of (Muslim) higher education facing the future : a review : articles

Volume 29, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1011-3487



Institutions of higher learning in the Muslim world are generally under pinned by an Islamic ethos; but, despite this, they have encountered numerous challenges from various stakeholders inside and outside their structures. This article undertakes a review of Bakar, Eric Winkel and Amran's co-edited conference proceedings titled Contemporary higher education needs in Muslim countries : Defining the role of Islam in 21st century higher education (2011). The reason is basically twofold : the first is that there are few English publications that have dealt with themes that the conference set itself out to explore, and the second is to assess whether the set of papers in this publication satisfactorily succeeded in addressing the themes.

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