The Israeli Labour Party: In the Shadow of the Likud

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This book analyses the development of the Labour Party from its origins in the Israeli labour movement at the turn of the century up to the present day. In bringing the study right up to date, Dr. Lochery discusses the Labour Party's attempts to secure peace in the Middle East and the problems of dealing with a sceptical and devided Israeli society.
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Overview

This book analyses the development of the Labour Party from its origins in the Israeli labour movement at the turn of the century up to the present day. In bringing the study right up to date, Dr. Lochery discusses the Labour Party's attempts to secure peace in the Middle East and the problems of dealing with a sceptical and devided Israeli society.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780863722172
  • Publisher: Ithaca Press (GB)
  • Publication date: 1/1/1997
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Pages: 376

Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
Abbreviations
Acknowledgements
Preface
1 The History and Structure of the Israeli Labour Party prior to 1977 1
2 Understanding the Role of the Israeli Labour Party in the Political System 23
3 The 1977 Election and the Decline of the Israeli Labour Party 39
4 The Israeli Labour Party in Opposition 1977-1981 63
5 A Second Term in Opposition 1981-1984 85
6 The National Unity Years 1984-1988 107
7 From National Unity Government to Opposition: The Israeli Labour Party 1988-1990 133
8 Internal Development of the Israeli Labour Party during the NUG 1988-1990 161
9 The Road from Opposition to Government: The Israeli Labour Party 1990-1992 181
10 The 1992 Knesset Election and the Israeli Labour Party's Return to Power 207
11 The Israeli Labour Party in Government 1992-1995 231
12 The 1996 Elections and the Return of the Likud 253
General Conclusion 267
App. I Knesset Election Results 1949-1996 271
App. II Governments of the State of Israel 1948-1997 275
App. III(A) The 1984 National Unity Government Coalition Agreement between the Alignment and the Likud 279
App. III(B) The 1988 National Unity Government Agreement between the Likud and the Alignment 287
App. IV(A) The National Unity Governments' Cabinets 289
App. IV(B) The 1992-1996 Labour-Led Government Cabinet 293
App. V The London Agreement, 11 April 1987 295
App. VI The Rabin-Shamir Plan, 14 May 1989 297
App. VII The Egyptian Ten Point Proposal, 4 September 1989 303
App. VIII The United States Five Point Proposal, 14 October 1989 305
App. IX Details of the Labour Party Agreements during the "Dirty Exercise", 1990 307
App. X Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements, 13 September 1993 311
List of Interviews 323
Glossary 329
Bibliography 333
Index 347
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