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Abraham, Sameer Y., Ed.; Abraham, Nabeel, Ed. – 1983
This book is a collection of articles and research materials on Arab-Americans. Part one of the book provides an historical overview of Arab-Americans, their reasons for emigration from Greater Syria, and profiles of the two major religious groups, Muslims and Christians, in the United States Arab population. Authors of this section include Alixa…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Arabs, Bibliographies, Christianity
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Frankel, Elsa R. – MultiCultural Review, 1994
Examines the biases that exist in American juvenile literature (K-10) dealing with Arabs to determine whether there is a negative bias in the portrayal of Palestinian Arabs. Bias is summarized under three main types: characterization and stereotyping; language and terminology; and cultural authenticity. (GLR)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Cultural Images, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Bias
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Sawaie, Mohammed; Fishman, Joshua A. – Journal of Ethnic Studies, 1985
Describes the use of Arabic in the news media, worship places, and schools of Arabic-speaking immigrants to the United States in the early 1900s and in the 1980s. Predicts that Arabic usage among 1980s immigrants will follow a pattern, noted among early immigrants, in which Arabic usage gradually diminishes. (KH)
Descriptors: Arabic, Arabs, Bilingualism, Elementary Secondary Education