TITLE

Civil Society

AUTHOR(S)
Kurlantzick, Joshua
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;11/12/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 20, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how Bangladesh is able to control Islamic fundamentalism by keeping it out of the schools and through promotion of tolerance. Comparison to Pakistan and Afghanistan; Economic assistance provided by the state to madrasas that enroll some 1.5 million students and teach both secular studies and nonfundamentalist versions of Islam; Support of Bangladesh to nongovernmental organizations to ward off fundamentalism; Support of the Dhaka government to the U.S. campaign against the Taliban.
ACCESSION #
5478985

 

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