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Inside the Muslim Brotherhood

Laurie Taylor explores the ideology of the Muslim Brotherhood. Plus a look at the results of a study into privately educated young women.

Inside the Muslim Brotherhood - The first in-depth study of the relationship between the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood and its own members. Laurie talks to Hazem Kandil, Lecturer in Political Sociology at Cambridge University, about his intimate portrayal of the organisation's recruitment, socialisation and ideology.

Privately educated girls - a 3 year study of 91 young women at 4 independent schools. Claire Maxwell, Reader in Sociology of Education at the Institute of Education, finds that an elite education doesn't always guarantee class privilege.

Producer: Jayne Egerton.

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28 minutes

Claire Maxwell

Reader in Sociology of  Education, University College London

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Abtract: The reproduction of privilege: young women, the family and private education
Claire Maxwell & Peter Aggleton
International Studies in Sociology of Education
Volume 24, Issue 2, 2014 pages 189-209

Hazem Kandil

University Lecturer in Political Sociology, University of Cambridge

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Inside the Brotherhood
Publisher: Polity Press
ISBN-10: 074568291X
ISBN-13: 978-0745682914


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