Politics and Society in Modern Israel / Edition 2

Politics and Society in Modern Israel / Edition 2

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by Adam Garfinkle
     
 

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

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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 foreign policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765605146
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/01/1999
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.35(w) x 9.28(h) x 1.13(d)
Lexile:
1340L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction3
2In the Beginning19
3Society and Polity at Independence55
4Society and Political Economy in Contemporary Israel94
5Political Institutions and Issues151
6Foreign Policy: Sources and Substance191
7Peace and Normalcy?236
Notes285
Glossary of Hebrew Terms and Acronyms301
Suggested Readings311
Index317

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