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Shavit, Yossi – American Sociological Review, 1990
Explores the pattern of Arab-Israeli men attending postsecondary schools at higher rates than Oriental Jews in Israel. Tests and corroborates the explanation that Arabs benefit from a separate, predominantly college preparatory school system, while Oriental Jews must compete with European-origin Jews and are disproportionately tracked into…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Educational Discrimination, Educational Status Comparison, Ethnic Discrimination
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Semyonov, Moshe; Cohen, Yinon – American Sociological Review, 1990
Studies Jews and Arabs in Israel to determine whether members of superordinate ethnic groups gain or lose from labor market discrimination against workers of a subordinate ethnic group. Finds that economic discrimination against Arabs benefits Jewish workers at the top of the social system more than those at the bottom. (AF)
Descriptors: Economic Opportunities, Economic Status, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Ethnic Discrimination
Cho, Sunghee – 1988
A research study of 245 students from Korea, the Arab nations, and Nigeria was conducted to determine whether there are significant relationships between any of the three measures of the level of stress (anxiety, depression, and somatic complaints) among international college students. Variables analyzed in the study included English language…
Descriptors: Anxiety, College Students, Correlation, Culture Conflict
American Univ., Cairo (Egypt). – 1990
The 20 items included in this document were prepared by teachers from the United States who traveled to Egypt in 1990 to participate in a seminar. The items are as follows: "Egypt and the Demographic Transition" (J. Bannister); "The Educational System: The Situation and the Challenge" (R. Bush); "Teaching Naguib…
Descriptors: Ancient History, Arabs, Cultural Education, Foreign Countries
Faraj, Abdulatif Hussein – 1988
This report is designed to familarize educators with systems of education in a selected sample of countries and with the development that has occurred in these systems between 1984 and 1986. The information presented is drawn largely from national reports and questionnaire reports summarized by member states of UNESCO at the International…
Descriptors: Cooperative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Administration, Educational Assessment
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Lunde, Paul – New England Journal of History, 1993
Discusses the origins and impact of the Piri Reis map, an early world map based on the voyages of Columbus and 20 other source maps. Maintains that evidence exists that Christopher Columbus may have drawn part of the map. Includes lengthy quotes from the map's legend written by Reis. (CFR)
Descriptors: Arabs, Cartography, Elementary Secondary Education, European History