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Higher education and the Palestinian Arab minority in Israel

Author: Khalid Arar; Kussai Haj-Yehia
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
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"Higher Education and the Palestinian Minority in Israel examines perceptions concerning the characteristics of higher education acquisition in the indigenous Palestinian Arab minority in Israel. Arar and Haj-Yehia show that Palestinian Arabs in Israel clearly understand the benefit of an academic degree as a lever for social status and integration within the state of Israel. The authors discuss difficulties met by
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Arar, Khalid.
Higher education and the Palestinian Arab minority in Israel.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
(DLC) 2015028975
(OCoLC)918877448
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Khalid Arar; Kussai Haj-Yehia
ISBN: 9781137533425 1137533420
OCLC Number: 946358162
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Prologue --
1. The context of the Palestinian Arab minority in Israel (PAMI) --
2. Access to higher education among minorities --
3. Trends in higher education among the PAMI --
4. Higher education abroad: the case of the PAMI --
5. Higher education and PAMI students' identity formation --
6. Employment prospects of PAMI graduates --
7. Policy and initiatives to widen access to higher education for the PAMI --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Khalid Arar and Kussai Haj-Yehia.

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