Is Israel One?: Religion, Nationalism, and Multiculturalism Confounded

Is Israel One?: Religion, Nationalism, and Multiculturalism Confounded

by Eliezer Ben-Rafael
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004194002

ISBN-13: 9789004194007

Pub. Date: 07/01/2005

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This book delves into Israeli society—an emblematic example of multiculturalism—where internal divides emerge from value systems relating contrastingly to religion, in a context of globalization, immigrant–society behavior, and a deep majority–minority division.
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Overview

This book delves into Israeli society—an emblematic example of multiculturalism—where internal divides emerge from value systems relating contrastingly to religion, in a context of globalization, immigrant–society behavior, and a deep majority–minority division.
Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2006

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004194007
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Identity, nationalism, and multiculturalism3
Ch. 2The social and cultural landscape of Israel27
Ch. 3The ultra-orthodox in the city61
Ch. 4Settlers as a cleavage87
Ch. 5Mizrahim and Ashkenazim107
Ch. 6Russian immigrants129
Ch. 7Ethiopian Jews151
Ch. 8Arabs and Druze in Israel167
Ch. 9Foreign workers : the case of the Filipinos187
Ch. 10The configuration of multiculturalism203
Ch. 11Rules of multiculturalism223
Ch. 12Identity and national politics245
Ch. 13Cleavages transformed265
Ch. 14Multiculturalism and the pursuit of meanings283

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