Educational stratification among Arabs and Jews in Israel: historical disadvantage, discrimination, and opportunity.

@article{Okun2005EducationalSA,
  title={Educational stratification among Arabs and Jews in Israel: historical disadvantage, discrimination, and opportunity.},
  author={Barbara S Okun and D. P. Friedlander},
  journal={Population studies},
  year={2005},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={
          163-80
        }
}
Arabs in Israel are a heterogeneous but largely underprivileged minority with a history of disadvantage in several domains, including education and employment. In this paper, we document changes in their attainment of various educational levels across cohorts born from the mid-1920s to the 1970s. We make comparisons among different Arab religious groups, between men and women, and between Arabs and the majority Jewish populations in Israel. We find that over consecutive birth cohorts… CONTINUE READING

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