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DeTample, Darrell R. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Most Americans misunderstand the terms "Arab" and "Muslim," while also casting Arabs and Muslims as threats to national security. These perceived threats have led to the justification of the oppression of Arab and Muslim Americans similar to other minority groups in the United States, as non-Arab and non-Muslim Americans have…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Muslims, Arabs, North Americans
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Al-Hazza, Tami Craft; Bucher, Katherine T. – Middle School Journal (J1), 2010
Middle school is a time of many changes for young adolescents. They are "searching for individual identity, struggling with society's norms, and grappling with moral issues." They are changing and maturing physically, cognitively, socially, and psychologically as they develop their identities; establish, maintain, and end friendships and social…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Arabs, North Americans, Adolescents
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Martin, Jeffrey J.; McCaughtry, Nate; Shen, Bo – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2008
Theoretically grounded research on the determinants of Arab American children's physical activity is virtually nonexistent. Thus, the purpose of our investigation was to evaluate the ability of the theory of planned behavior (TPB) and social cognitive theory (SCT) to predict Arab American children's moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA).…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Self Efficacy, Physical Activity Level, Arabs
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Ballinger, Debra A. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), 2011
The Arab American/Muslim population is the fastest growing ethnic and religious minority group in the United States. However, due to traditional American religious and cultural influences, the practices employed by physical education teachers often conflict with the family and individual values of the Arab American and Muslim culture. Furthermore,…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Muslims, Arabs, North Americans
Iwamasa, Gayle Y., Ed.; Hays, Pamela A., Ed. – APA Books, 2018
This volume shows mental health providers how to integrate cultural factors into cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). Contributing authors describe the application of CBT with clients of diverse cultures and discuss how therapists can refine CBT to increase its effectiveness with clients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. They examine the unique…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Cultural Relevance, Counseling Techniques
Porfilio, Brad J., Ed.; Viola, Michael J., Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2012
Illuminating hip-hop as an important cultural practice and a global social movement, this collaborative project highlights the emancipatory messages and cultural work generated by the organic intellectuals of global hip-hop. Contributors describe the social realities--globalization, migration, poverty, criminalization, and racism--youth are…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Critical Theory, Multicultural Education, Cultural Activities
Schwartz, Wendy – 1999
This digest reviews ways to provide Arab Americans with a supportive school environment and all students with an accurate and unbiased education about the Middle East. The school climate will make Arab American students feel more welcome if Arab culture is included in multicultural courses and activities, and if the staff works to eliminate…
Descriptors: Arabs, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Educational Environment
Hall, Loretta – 2000
Through speeches, newspaper accounts, poems, memoirs, interviews, and other materials by and about Arab Americans, this collection explores issues central to what it means to be of Arab descent in the United States today. Each of the entries is accompanied by an introduction, biographical and historical information, a glossary for the selection,…
Descriptors: Arabs, Ethnic Groups, Interviews, Minority Groups
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Wingfield, Marvin; Karaman, Bushra – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 1995
Maintains that negative stereotypes of Arabs permeate U.S. popular culture. Discusses Arab stereotypes among educators and the effects of stereotyping on Arab American students. Describes efforts used in the Dearborn, MI, schools to eliminate stereotypes and integrate into the curriculum the study of Arab culture. (CFR)
Descriptors: Arabs, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students
American Arab Anti Discrimination Committee, Washington, DC. – 1997
Examples of hate crimes against Arab Americans in this report are those that were reported to the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), but the actual number of hate crimes and incidents of discrimination far exceeds those reported. As the report shows, Arab American civil rights were increasingly threatened in 1996-97 by the…
Descriptors: Arabs, Civil Rights, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Discrimination
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Perkins, Daniel F.; Borden, Lynne M.; Villarruel, Francisco A.; Carlton-Hug, Annelise; Stone, Margaret R.; Keith, Joanne G. – Youth & Society, 2007
This study examines the cultural and contextual factors that influence the decisions of underrepresented urban youth, who identify themselves as Black/African American, Latino, Arab, or Chaldean, to participate in youth programs. Although youth programs are increasingly recognized for their positive influences, little is known about the factors…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Gender Differences, Racial Differences, Minority Groups
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Wright, J. W., Jr. – Journal of Intergroup Relations, 1995
Chronicles and discusses the political and social dynamics that have led to interethnic conflict between Arab immigrants, Arab Americans, and other Americans. The author also reveals the barriers these groups must overcome, mainly discrimination levied against them by the U.S. political structure. (GR)
Descriptors: Arabs, Ethnic Discrimination, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Relations
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Carnegie, Elaine; Whittaker, Anne; Gray Brunton, Carol; Hogg, Rhona; Kennedy, Catriona; Hilton, Shona; Harding, Seeromanie; Pollock, Kevin G.; Pow, Janette – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: To examine cultural barriers and participant solutions regarding acceptance and uptake of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine from the perspective of Black African, White-Caribbean, Arab, Indian, Bangladeshi and Pakistani young people. Methods: In total, 40 young people from minority ethnic communities in Scotland took part in a…
Descriptors: Cancer, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Immunization Programs, Interviews
Shabbas, Audrey – AWAIR's Middle East Resources, 1991
This newsletter issue brings to students' attention some of the topics they could explore in working toward an award that the Arab World and Islamic Resources and School Services (AWAIR) organization presented to students participating in History Day 1991. The special category of the awards is Arab or Islamic history. The topics presented were not…
Descriptors: Arabs, Civil Rights, Curriculum Development, Educational Resources
Parker, Franklin – 1988
As the population of ethnic groups rises through immigration in the United States and other developed countries, multicultural education, defined as the study of minorities, provides schoolchildren with the social, cultural, and political background of these groups. To stress the impact of these populations and the need for such studies, brief…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Interrelationships, Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Secondary Education
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