Politics and Society in Modern Israel: Myths and Realities [NOOK Book]

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With full coverage of recent dramatic events in Israeli politics from the Rabin assassination through the May 1996 elections, this work provides an up-to-date introduction to Israeli politics and society. It seeks to convey a strong sense of everyday life in Israel, the nuances and contradictions of Israeli identity, the ethnic composition and institutional structure of Israeli society, as well as Israeli political culture and the issues that dominate the country's domestic and ...
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Politics and Society in Modern Israel: Myths and Realities

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Overview

With full coverage of recent dramatic events in Israeli politics from the Rabin assassination through the May 1996 elections, this work provides an up-to-date introduction to Israeli politics and society. It seeks to convey a strong sense of everyday life in Israel, the nuances and contradictions of Israeli identity, the ethnic composition and institutional structure of Israeli society, as well as Israeli political culture and the issues that dominate the country's domestic and foreign policy.
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Garafinkle (Middle East politics, Johns Hopkins U.) describes events from the Rabin assassination through the prime ministership of Benyamin Netanyahu to the electorial victory of Ehud Barak. He discusses the sense of everyday life, the ethnic composition and institutional structure of society, nuances and contradictions of Israeli identity, political culture, and the issues that dominate debates on domestic and foreign policy. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781317462460
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/4/2015
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 352
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Introduction 3
2 In the Beginning 19
3 Society and Polity at Independence 55
4 Society and Political Economy in Contemporary Israel 94
5 Political Institutions and Issues 151
6 Foreign Policy: Sources and Substance 191
7 Peace and Normalcy? 236
Notes 285
Glossary of Hebrew Terms and Acronyms 301
Suggested Readings 311
Index 317
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