This study examines gender perceptions and attitudes of Arab male and female teachers in Israel. This quantitative study includes 302 Arab Muslim male and female teachers in the Arab education system. The results show that participants believe that there is no gender equality in Arab society in Israel, a conviction stronger among male teachers. Transition of Arab society from traditional to modern society has not eliminated the patriarchal regime. Improved education of women and their professional promotion have not ensured gender equality. Changes in the status of Arab women and attitudes toward their participation in the labor force are due not to changes in the social structure of Arab society but to economic structural constraints at the national level.
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Marcia C. Inhorn
Other| November 01 2014
Gender Perceptions of Male and Female Teachers in the Arab Education System in Israel
Khaled Abu Asbah;
Muhammed Abu Nasra;
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (3): 109–124.
Khaled Abu Asbah, Muhammed Abu Nasra, Khawla Abu-Baker; Gender Perceptions of Male and Female Teachers in the Arab Education System in Israel. Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 1 November 2014; 10 (3): 109–124. doi: https://doi.org/10.2979/jmiddeastwomstud.10.3.109
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