1st Edition

Social Welfare Services For Israel's Arab Population




ISBN 9780367287719
Published May 7, 2019 by Routledge
175 Pages

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Book Description

In the mid-1980s, over 40 percent of Arab households fell below the poverty line. In this book, Dr. Haidar, a Palestinian living in Israel, presents the results of extensive fieldwork in Arab and Jewish localities on the social conditions and welfare service needs of Arab children, youth, and elderly in Israel.

Table of Contents

The Status and Condition of the Arabs in Israel -- Preface -- Social Welfare Services for the Arab Population During the British Mandate -- The Welfare System in Israel and the Organization of Services to the Arab Population -- Needs and Social Welfare Services for the Arab Population in the 1950s and 1960s -- Economic Needs and Social Welfare Services -- Housing Needs and Social Welfare Services -- Health, Disability, and Social Welfare Services -- Social Welfare Services and the Needs of Arab Children in Israel -- Social Welfare Services and the Needs of Arab Youth in Israel -- Social Welfare Services and the Needs of the Arab Elderly -- The Arab Population of the City of Lod: Needs and Social Welfare Services -- Maalot-Tarshiha: The Arab Population of Tarshiha — Needs and Social Welfare Services -- The City of Nazareth: Needs and Social Welfare Services -- Summary and Conclusions

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Biography

Aziz Haidar is assistant professor of sociology at Bir Zeit University, the West Bank.