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Education: National Curricula: Israel and Palestine: Gender and the Schooling of Palestinians
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The schooling of Palestinians has historically been undertaken by a succession of non-Palestinian political regimes, leaving Palestinians with limited control over school curricula. Struggles and controversies over the “knowledge” included in Palestinian curricula are indicative of the political forces – local, regional, and global – that affect contemporary Palestinian society. Within the national contexts in which Palestinians live – and particularly in Israel and the Palestinian West Bank and…

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Mazawi, André Elias, “Education: National Curricula: Israel and Palestine: Gender and the Schooling of Palestinians”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 18 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0252c>
First published online: 2009



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