Meir, Avinoam

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MEIR, Avinoam

MEIR, Avinoam. Israeli, b. 1946. Genres: Area studies, Geography. Career: Yavneh Publishing House, Tel-Aviv, Israel, cartographic editorial assistant, 1970-72; Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel, lecturer, 1977-81, senior lecturer, 1981-87, associate professor, 1987-96, professor of geography, 1996-, chairperson of department, 1982-84, chairperson of Urban Studies Division, 1986-88, chairperson of Department for General B.A. Studies, 1997-, fellow at Blaustein Institute for Desert research, 1979-82 and 1987-88, vice-dean for regional colleges affairs, 198997. HaNegev College, lecturer, 1977-78, associate professor, 1989-, academic coordinator of faculty of social sciences and humanities, 1989-97; University of California, Los Angeles, visiting professor, 1984-85; speaker at colleges and universities. Publications: As Nomadism Ends: The Israeli Bedouin of the Negev, 1997. EDITOR: (with Stern, Y. Gradus, and others) The Negev Atlas, 1987; (with E. Stern) International Aspects of Rural and Urban Metropolitan Systems, 1989; (with D. Grossman) The Arabs in Israel: Geographical Processes, 1993; (with O. Yiftachel, and contrib.) Ethnic Frontiers and Peripheries: Landscapes of Development and Inequality in Israel, 1997. Contributor to books and scientific journals in English and Hebrew. Address: Department of Geography and Environmental Development, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel. Online address: [email protected]

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