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Bedouin Century

Education and Development among the Negev Tribes in the Twentieth Century

Aref Abu-Rabia

204 pages, 3 maps, 8 tables, 15 halftones, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-57181-832-4 $120.00/£85.00 Hb Published (December 2001)

eISBN 978-1-78238-748-0 eBook


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Description

The Bedouin in the Negev region have undergone a remarkable change of life style in the course of the 20th century: within a few generations they changed from being nomads to an almost sedentary and highly educated population. The author, who is a Bedouin himself and has worked in the Israeli Ministry of Education and Culture as Superintendent of the Bedouin Educational Schools in the Negev for many years, offers the first in-depth study of the development of Bedouin society, using the educational system as his focus.

Aref Abu-Rabia teaches in the Department of Middle East Studies at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Subject: Development Studies Educational Studies General Anthropology
Area: Middle East & Israel



Contents

Abbreviations
Preface

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Ottoman Education

  • Appendix I: Speech of Ekrem Bey to Negev Bedouin Sheikhs
  • Appendix II: Beersheba’s Governors (Qaimaqams)

Chapter 3. Bedouin under British Mandate

  • Appendix I: Tribal Court Judges in 1931
  • Appendix II: Palestine Gendarmerie Members in 1933

Chapter 4. Education during British Mandate

  • Appendix I: Beersheba Governors
  • Appendix II: High Commissioners of Palestine

Chapter 5. Negev Bedouin Education: 1948–1998

  • Appendix I: List of Bedouin Schools and Principals in 1997/98

Chapter 6. Negev Clans and Tribes: Sheikhs and Notables

Chapter 7. Bedouin Education in Arab Countries

References
Index

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