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Articles in Refereed Journals

Eisikovits, Rivka A. "The Cultural Scene of a Treatment Center for Delinquent Girls", Child Care Quarterly, Vol. 9, No. 3, Fall 1980, pp. 158-174.

Eisikovits, Rivka A.; Eisikovits, Zvi. "Detotalizing the Institutional Experience: The Role of the School in the Residential Treatment of Juveniles", Residential and Community Child Care Administration Quarterly, Vol. I, No. 4, Fall 1980, pp. 365-373.

Eisikovits, Rivka A.; Adam, Varda. "The Social Integration of Immigrant Children from the Caucasus in Israeli Schools," Studies in Education, Vol. 31, 1981, pp. 76-84 (Hebrew).

Eisikovits, Rivka A.; Hedin Diane, P.; Adam, Varda. "Models of Effective Youth Organizations: A Comparative Study," New Designs for Youth Development, Vol. 3, No. 6, 1982, pp. 9-19.

Hedin, Diane P.; Eisikovits, Rivka A. "School and Community Participation: A Cross Cultural Perspective," Childhood Education, Vol. 59, No. 2, 1982, pp. 87-94.

Eisikovits, Rivka A. "No Exit: Residential Treatment and the `Sick-Role' Trap," Child Care Quarterly, Vol. 12, No. 1, 1983, pp. 36-44.

Eisikovits, Rivka A. "Socialization Behind the Convent Gate: A Changing Experience," Religious Education, Vol. 78, No. 1, 1983, pp. 62-75.

Eisikovits, Rivka A.; Adam, Varda. "How do Jews from the Caucasus Perceive their Absorption in Israel," Society and Welfare, Vol. 5, 1983, pp. 231-240 (Hebrew).

Eisikovits, Rivka A.; Hedin, Diane, P.; Adam, Varda. "Political Participation: A Comparative View of Israeli and American Youth," Children and Youth Services Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, 1984, pp. 47-64.

Eisikovits, Rivka A. "Descartes and Bertalanffy: Break or Continuity," Journal of Thought, Vol. 19, No. 1, 1984, pp. 49-55.

Eisikovits, Rivka A.; Adam, Varda. "Student Attitudes to Paradigmatic Change: An Israeli Experiment in Educational Anthropology," Higher Education , Vol. 13, No. 1, 1984, pp. 99-112.

Dobbert, Marion L.; Eisikovits, Rivka A.; Pitman, Mary Anne; Gamradt, Jane K.; and Chun, Kyung-Soo. "Cultural Transmission in Three Societies: Testing a Systems-Based Fieldguide," Anthropology and Education Quarterly, Vol. 15, No. 4, 1984, pp. 275-311.

Eisikovits, Rivka A. "Children's Institutions in Israel as Mirrors of Social and Cultural Change," Child and Youth Services, Vol. 7. No. 3, 1985, pp. 21-29.

Eisikovits, Rivka A.; Beck, Robert H. "Models Governing the Education of New Immigrant Students in Israel", Comparative Education Review, Vol. 34, No. 2, May 1990, pp. 177-195.

An adapted version (same title) appeared in Studies in Education, Vol. 55, 1991, pp. 33-50 (in Hebrew).

Eisikovits, Rivka A.; Schwartz, Ira M. "The Future of Residential Education and Care," Residential Treatment for Children and Youth, Vol. 8, No. 3, 1991, pp. 5-20.

Eisikovits, Rivka A.; Karnieli, Mira. "Acquiring Conflict Resolution Skills as Cultural Learning - An Israeli Example," Higher Education, Vol. 23, No. 2, 1992, pp. 183-194.

Grupper, Emmanuel; Eisikovits, Rivka A. "`Fostering Moratorium' in Residential Child and Youth Care Education," Child and Youth Care Forum, Vol. 22, No. 3, 1993, pp. 171-192.

An adapted version entitled "Uses of the Moratorium Concept in the Study of Professional Socialization of Child and Youth Care Workers," has appeared in M. Arieli (Ed.).: Residential Schools: Their Staffs and Communities, Education and Society Series, Tel-Aviv University: Massada Publishing House, 1992, pp. 80-94 (Hebrew).

It has appeared as “The Child Care Worker in Need of Moratorium: A Study of the Professional Developmental Needs of Residential Youth Counsellors” in Y. Kashti, S. Shlasky, and M. Arieli (Eds.), Communities of Youth: Studies on Israeli Boarding Schools. Education and Society Series. Tel-Aviv University: Ramot Publishing House, 2000, pp. 179-196. (Hebrew).

Eisikovits, Rivka A. "Educational Success and Long-Term Adaptation of Immigrant Students in Israel," International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, Vol. 8, No. 2, 1995, pp. 171-181.

An adapted version entitled: “Thirty Years Later: Immigrant Youth from Transylvania Reminisce on their Social Integration in Israel,” has appeared in Y. Kashti, and R. Eisikovits (Eds.). Faces Reflected in the Mirror: Cultures and Society in Israel in the 1990s, Education and Society Series, Tel-Aviv University: Ramot Publishing House, 1996, pp. 95-110 (Hebrew).

Eisikovits, Rivka A. "`I'll Tell You What School Should Do For Us': How Immigrant Youths from the Former U.S.S.R. View Their High School Experience in Israel," Youth and Society, Vol. 27, No. 2, 1995, pp. 230-255.

An adapted version entitled:" How Immigrant Youths View their High School Experience," has appeared in T. Horowitz (Ed.). Children of Perestroika in Israel. University Press of America Inc. Lanham, 1999. pp. 151-177. (Hebrew).

It has appeared as: “This is What We Need from School: Immigrant Youth from the FSU on Their Educational Experience in Israel,” in Y. Kashti, and R. Eisikovits (Eds.). Faces Reflected in the Mirror: Cultures and Society in Israel in the 1990s, Education and Society Series, Tel-Aviv University: Ramot Publishing House, 1996, pp. 69-94. (Hebrew).

Eisikovits, Rivka A. "An Anthropological Action Model for Training Teachers to Work with Culturally Different Student Populations," Educational Action Research, Vol. 3, No. 3, 1995, pp. 263-277.

Eisikovits, Rivka A. "The Educational Experience and Performance of Immigrant and Minority Students in Israel," Anthropology and Education Quarterly, Vol. 28, No. 3, 1997, pp. 394-410.

Eisikovits, Rivka A. “Gender Differences in Cross-Cultural Adaptation Styles of Immigrant Youths from the Former U.S.S.R in Israel,” Youth and Society, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2000, pp. 310-331.

An adapted version entitled: “Gender and Cultural Adaptation among Immigrant Youth from the FSU,” has also appeared in R. A. Eisikovits (Ed.). On Cultural Boundaries and Between Them: Young Immigrants in Israel, Education and Society Series, Tel-Aviv University: Ramot Publishing House, 2003, pp. 101-122. (Hebrew).

Eisikovits, Rivka A.; Shamay, Shalom. “Adolescents, Parents and Boarding School in Intercultural Transition: One Story from Three Angles,” Child and Youth Care Forum, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2001, pp. 19-34.

Falik-Zaccai, Tzipora; Haron, Yaffa; Eilat, Danny; Harash, Bakki; Golinkor, Ekaterina; Hussein Osamah; Eisikovits, Rivka; Borochowitz, Zvi; Linn, Shai. "Coronary Heart Disease among Circassians in Israel is not Associated with Mutations in Thrombophilia Genes," Human Biology, Vol. 75, No.1, 2003, pp. 57-68.

Haron, Yafa; Eisikovits, Rivka A.; Linn, Shai. “Traditional Beliefs Concerning Health and Illness among Members of the Circassian Community in Israel,” Journal of Religion and Health, Vol. 43, No.1, 2004, pp.59-72.

Eisikovits, Rivka A.; Borman, Kathryn. “Learning to Understand Sense of Place in a World of Mobility: An Educational Ethnographic Approach,” Journal of Thought, Vol. 40, No 1, 2005, pp.7-25.

Eisikovits, Rivka A. "Perspectives of Young Immigrants from the Former USSR on Voting and Politics in Israel,” Theory and Research in Social Education, Vol.33, No.4, 2005, pp.454-475."

Eisikovits, Rivka A. "Intercultural Learning among Russian Immigrant Recruits in the Israeli Army," Armed Forces and Society, Vol. 32, No 2, 2006, pp. 292-306.

Glassman, Irit; Eisikovits, Rivka A." Intergenerational Transmission of Motherhood Patterns: Three Generations of Immigrant Mothers of Moroccan Descent in Israel," Journal of Comparative Family Studies, Vol. 37, No. 3, 2006, pp. 461-477.

Eisikovits, Rivka A.; Schechter, Hava. "Social and Academic Adaptation of Female Students who Immigrated Alone from the Former USSR to Israel," International Migration, Vol. 45, No. 2, 2007, pp. 97-118.

Eisikovits, Rivka A. “Coping with High Achieving Transnationalist Immigrant Students: The Experience of Israeli Teachers,” Teaching and Teacher Education, Vol. 24, No. 2, 2008, pp. 277-289.

Sigad, Laura; Eisikovits, Rivka A. " Motherhood, Marriage, Migration: Cross-Cultural Adaptation of North American Immigrant Mothers in Israel," International Migration, Vol. 47, No. 1, 2009, pp.63-99.

Sigad, Laura; Eisikovits, Rivka A. “’You Can’t Exactly Act American Here in Israel’: Identity Negotiations of Transnationalist North-American – Israeli Children and Youth,” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies,Vol.36, No.7, 2010, pp.1013-1031.

Zur Ayala,; Eisikovits, Rivka A. “School as a Place: A Phenomenological Method for Contemplating School Environments,” International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education,Vol.24, No. 4, 2011, pp.451-470.

Zur Ayala,; Eisikovits, Rivka A. "Using a Spatial Perspective to Examine Students' School Experience," Studies in Education. New Series. Vol.4., 2011, pp.144-170. (Hebrew).

Eisikovits, Rivka A., "Second Generation Identities: The Case of Transnational Young Females of Russian Descent in Israel," Ethnicities. Vol.14, No 3, June, 2014, pp.392-411.

Sigad, Laura; Eisikovits, Rivka A. Grandparenting across Borders: Perspectives of North American Grandparents on the Transnational Lives of their North American – Israeli Grandchildren,Journal of Aging Studies.Vol.27, No.4, 2013, pp.308-316.

Zur Ayala,; Eisikovits, Rivka A. "Between the actual and the desirable : A methodology for the examination of students' lifeworld as it relates to their school environment" Journal of Thought. Vol.49, No. 1-2, 2015, pp.27-52.

Zur Ayala,; Eisikovits, Rivka A. "Imagining an 'ideal school': An approach for reflecting on principals" educational creed" Reflective Practice. Vol.17, No.1,2016, pp. 1-14.