I know there is no justice: Palestinian perceptions of higher education in Jordan

  title={I know there is no justice: Palestinian perceptions of higher education in Jordan},
  author={Marianne Maurice Marar},
  journal={Intercultural Education},
  pages={177 - 190}
  • M. Marar
  • Published 1 April 2011
  • Sociology, Education
  • Intercultural Education
This qualitative study utilizes critical ethnography methods to illustrate Palestinian refugee perceptions of higher education in Jordan. Participants addressed their assimilation to the Jordanian national identity as a means of obtaining education. Content and access to education were more important than assimilation, maintenance of ethnic identity, and a homogeneous national identity. The more immediate need for academic access and social or professional capital thwarted their desire to… 
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