Book 2004

Ideology, Policy, and Practice

Education for Immigrants and Minorities in Israel Today


ISBN: 978-1-4020-8073-9 (Print) 978-1-4020-8074-6 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Historical and Theoretical Background

    1. Chapter

      Pages 3-22

      Introduction: Education in Israel as a Case Study

    2. Chapter

      Pages 23-39

      Education for Immigrants and Minorities in the World

    3. Chapter

      Pages 41-55

      Ideology: Theoretical Concerns and Their Implications for Education

    4. Chapter

      Pages 57-89

      Ideology as a National Project in Israel

  3. From Ideology to National Policy and Implementation

    1. Chapter

      Pages 93-125

      Policies that Rely on Ideology - Enacting Legislation

    2. Chapter

      Pages 127-152

      Celebrating Accomplishments - Publicizing the Fulfillment of Ideology

    3. Chapter

      Pages 153-176

      Ideology Transmuted - Proclaiming Educational Goals

    4. Chapter

      Pages 177-213

      Implementing Policies - Disseminating Instructions

    5. Chapter

      Pages 215-244

      Interpreting Policies — From the Ministry to the Field

  4. Differentiation and Performance

    1. Chapter

      Pages 247-272

      Pupils from Russia and the Former Soviet Union in the Israeli School System

    2. Chapter

      Pages 273-306

      Immigrant Pupils from Ethiopia: Perpetuating Difference

    3. Chapter

      Pages 307-327

      Palestinian Israelis and their Schooling: Multiculturalism as Maintaining Distance

    4. Chapter

      Pages 329-347

      Testing the System: Can it be Democratic? — Children of Temporary Immigrant Workers

    5. Chapter

      Pages 349-372

      Conclusions: Overt Intentions and Manifest Outcomes

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 373-433