ES 455 Exam 3 Study Guide
What was the name of the empire that was broken up after World War I? - Ottoman Empire
What is the Holocaust ? - Murder of 6 million Jews in WW II
What is Anti-Semitism ? - Prejudice Against Jews
Who was responsible for the Holoc
ES 455 Exam 1 Study Guide
Jerusalem - city in the Middle East that is considered holy by three world religions
Result of the 1967 Six Day War - Israel gained control of the Sinai Peninsula, Gaza Strip, Golan
Heights, and the West Bank
Islam - Arabic for "
ES 455 Final Exam Study Guide
The Middle East - What do Europeans call the area located between Europe and Asia?
SouthWest Asia - What is another name for the Middle East?
Islam and Arabic - Why is North Africa part of the cultural region of the Middle Ea
ES 455 Religions and Ethnic Groups of the Middle East Notes
What do Kurds share as part of their ethnic group? - The Kurdish language
What are the three main religious groups of Southwest Asia? - Christianity, Islam and Judaism
What is an example of an et
ES 455 Three Religions of the Middle East Study Guide
Monotheism - belief in only one god; all three religions are monotheistic
Torah - sacred writings of the Jewish religion; old testament of the Christian Bible
Bible - Christian religions writings; old
ORIENTALISM AS DISCOURSE
MAIN THEMES OF
EAST IS EAST AND WEST
IS WEST AND THE TWAIN
SHALL NEVER MEET
ORIENTALISM AS DISCIPLINE
Orientalism exercises power and ha
GAZA STRIP COMPARED TO METROPOLITAN AREAS
Population / km2
There are no safe places in Gaza for civilians to seek shelter [.
Barriers of Security,
Turn the sound ON
Its not a military base!
These security walls by
themselves are dreadful and
It was necessary to do
something to make them
Iraqi painters found thei
THE MIDDLE EAST
WHATS IN A NAME?
THE MIDDLE EAST DEFINED
THE MIDDLE EAST FROM WHAT VANTAGE POINT?
THE COLONIAL ORIGIN OF THE TERM
POLITICAL AND SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF
HOW THOSE DIFFER FROM THE TERM THE
U.S. Geo- Strategy
U.S. Geo- Strategy
U.S. Geo- Strategy
ETHNIC CLEANSING of
by ILAN PAPPE
THE QUESTION OF PALESTINE
by EDWARD W. SAID
Checkpoints and road
blocks, known as
closures, are a policy
of physical barriers and
used to control
The closures are
imposed by the Israeli
military as a security
ES 101 Chapter 1
Two 21st century events that "shook the country?" - September 11, 2001 and Hurricane Katrina
What was the main reason for backlash in the case of Hurricane Katrina? - People thought the
government was slow to respond (Bush) because
ES 101 Chapter 12
model/ideal minority - A group that, despite past prejudice and discrimination, succeeds
economically, socially, and educationally without resorting to political or violent confrontations
with Whites; group that has not retaliated despit
ES 101 Chapter 6
How many Native American languages are actively being learned? - Only 20 of 154.
world systems theory (also in previous chapters) - A view of the global economic system as
divided between nations that control wealth and those that provide
ES 101 Chapter 5
Largest ancestral group in the United States? - German
Advantages of White identity: - (1) Being considered financially reliable when using checks,
credit cards, or cash.
(2) Taking a job without having coworkers suspect it came about bec
ES 101 Chapter 3
Discrimination - Denial of opportunities and equal rights to individuals and groups because of
prejudice or for other silly reasons.
Relative deprivation - The conscious experience of a negative discrepancy between legitimate
ES 101 Chapter 11
orientalism - The simplistic view of the people and history of the Orient with no recognition of
change over time or the diversity within its many cultures.
deficit model of ethnic identity - One's ethnicity is viewed by others as a fact
ES 101 Asian Americans Final Review
Chain Immigration - Immigrants sponsor several other immigrants who upon their arrival may
Ideal Minority - a group that, despite past prejudice and discrimination, succeeds economically,
socially and deuc
ES 101 Chapter 9
Quinceanera or (Quinceanero) - Celebration of Latinas turning 15 years of age.
borderlands - The area of a common culture along the border between Mexico and the United
maquiladoras - foreign-owned companies on the Mexican side of
ES 101 Chapter 8
de facto segregation - Segregation that is the result of residential patterns.
apartheid schools - All-Black schools
tracking - The practice of placing students in specific curriculum groups on the basis of test
scores and other criteria.