Society and Settlement: Jewish Land of Israel in the Twentieth Century

Society and Settlement: Jewish Land of Israel in the Twentieth Century

by Aharon Kellerman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0791412962

ISBN-13: 9780791412961

Pub. Date: 02/28/1993

Publisher: State University of New York Press

This book scrutinizes the interrelationships between Jewish spatial organization and social structure and change in Palestine/Israel. Kellerman analyzes the development of nationwide and regional settlements, and reasons for spatial and territorial choices, such as cooperative villages. He uncovers the extreme differences between the old and the new in Jewish

Overview

This book scrutinizes the interrelationships between Jewish spatial organization and social structure and change in Palestine/Israel. Kellerman analyzes the development of nationwide and regional settlements, and reasons for spatial and territorial choices, such as cooperative villages. He uncovers the extreme differences between the old and the new in Jewish settlement patterns, and discusses the implications for cultural development, economic functions, urban spirit, and international status in evolving Israeli society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791412961
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
02/28/1993
Series:
SUNY series in Israeli Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
321

Table of Contents

Tables

Figures

Preface

1. Setting the Scene

Approaches to the Study of Settlement Processes in Geography
A Framework for the Study of Settlement Processes in the Land of Israel
Conclusion

Part 1: Transitions in the Priorities of Zionist Objectives and in Their Geographical Implementation

2. Pre-State Ideological Settlement Activity

Introduction
Zionist Objectives: Territory, Population, Mode of Life
The Cooperative Settlement: 1908-1936
The Cooperative Settlement: 1936-1948

3. Ideological Settlement Activity Since 1948

Between Village and Development Town: 1948-1957
The Development Towns: 1948-1961
The Development Towns: 1961-1987
A New Territorial Challenge: The West Bank and Gaza
Summary and Conclusions

Part 2: Jerusalem and Tel Aviv: Conflict Through Complementarity

4. Incubation and Formation of a Capital City and a Core Area

Introduction
Geographical-Historical Roots
An Eternal Capital versus a Young Core

5. Cultural and Economic Characteristics of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv

Jerusalem and Tel Aviv-Jaffa: Differences and Struggle
Economic Specializations in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem
Summary and Conclusions

Part 3: Frontiers and Peripheries in Israel

6. The North

Periphery and Frontier
Frontiers and Peripheries in Israel: A General Discussion
The Valleys
The Galilee
Haifa

7. The South

The Negev
Summary and Conclusions

8. Society and Settlement in the Jewish Land of Israel: Past, Present, and Future

Incubation
Formation
Maturation
Turbulence
What Next?

References

Index

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