Communal Webs: Communication and Culture in Contemporary Israel

Communal Webs: Communication and Culture in Contemporary Israel

by Tamar Katriel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791406458

ISBN-13: 9780791406458

Pub. Date: 08/28/1991

Publisher: State University of New York Press

This book brings together insights derived from a detailed exploration of Israeli cultural patterns of communication, highlighting their role in the processes of culture formation, maintenance, and change. Katriel’s ethnographic examples provide a richly-textured account of Israeli cultural experience, illustrating the potential of a cultural analysis grounded

Overview

This book brings together insights derived from a detailed exploration of Israeli cultural patterns of communication, highlighting their role in the processes of culture formation, maintenance, and change. Katriel’s ethnographic examples provide a richly-textured account of Israeli cultural experience, illustrating the potential of a cultural analysis grounded in the study of ideologically-informed communicative practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791406458
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
08/28/1991
Series:
SUNY series in Anthropology and Judaic Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
226

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

1. Introduction

2. Gibush: The Crystallization Metaphor in Israeli Cultural Semantics

3. Kiturim: Griping as a Verbal Ritual in Israeli Discourse

4. Rhetoric in Flames: Fire Inscriptions in Israeli Youth Movement Ceremonials

5. Picnics in a Military Zone: Rituals of Parenting and the Politics of Consensus

6. "For Our Young Listeners": Rhetorics of Participation on Israeli Radio

7. Brogez: Ritual and Strategy in Israeli Children's Conflicts

8. Behibudim! Ritualized Sharing Among Israeli Children

9. Hahlafot: Rules and Strategies in Israeli Children's Swapping Exchanges

10. Sodot: Secret-Sharing as a Social Form Among Israeli Children

11. By Way of Conclusion

References

Index

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