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Title Transitions : Russians, Ethiopians and Bedouins in Israel's Negev Desert / Richard Isralowitz, Jonathan Friedlander, editors ; photography by Ron Kelly.

Published Aldershot : Ashgate, [1999]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  304.856949 TRAN    AVAILABLE
Physical description 157 pages : illustrations(some colour), 1 map ; 25 cm
Notes Published under the auspices of the Department of Social Work, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel and the Center for Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Los Angeles.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. Living on the Edge -- 1. Negev: A Region on the Periphery of Israeli Social and Economic Development / Yehuda Gradus, Richard Isralowitz 13 -- 2. Ruminating Over Fifty Years of Negev Settlement / Haim Chertok 19 -- 3. Impact of Mass Immigration on Urban Settlements in the Negev / David Newman, Yehuda Gradus, Esther Levinson 33 -- 4. Nahal Beka Experience: Ethiopian and Soviet Immigrant Jews in a Caravan Absorption Center / Richard Isralowitz 51 -- 5. Competition, Discrimination and Conflict: Perspectives on Russian Immigrants in the Negev / Richard Isralowitz, Ismael Abu Saad 63 -- 2. Confronting Change -- 6. Bureaucratic Patronage of Ethiopian Immigrants / Esther Hertzog 73 -- 7. Changing Health Behavior Among Populations in Transition / Julie Cwikel 91 -- 8. Dances with Camels: Al-Okhbi and Rahat / Haim Chertok 109 -- 9. Education, Transition, and the Future of the Negev Bedouin Arabs / Ismael Abu Saad 131 -- Map of Urban Settlements in the Northern Negev 49.
Other author Friedlander, Jonathan.
Isralowitz, Richard E.
Subject Jews, Russian -- Israel -- Negev -- Social conditions.
Jews, Ethiopian -- Israel -- Negev -- Social conditions.
Bedouins -- Israel -- Negev -- Social conditions.
Rural development -- Israel -- Negev -- Sociological aspects.
Israel -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Negev (Israel) -- Ethnic relations.
Variant Title Russians, Ethiopians and Bedouins in Israel's Negev Desert.
ISBN 1840145129 £35.00