Jewish-Israeli National Identity and Dissidence: The Contradictions of Zionism and Resistance

Jewish-Israeli National Identity and Dissidence: The Contradictions of Zionism and Resistance

by K. Attwell

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Overview

A critical examination of Zionism and its internal resistance by Israeli Jews, this book employs a unique perspective on Israel/Palestine by eschewing presenting identities as concrete and, rather, examining their creation through discourse.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349491650
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 229
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Katie Attwell works in the Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs at Murdoch University, Australia. She has a background as a practitioner of activism, community development and advocacy. She is interested in 'middle spaces' in social movements and discourses, and her research interests include nationalism, ethnic conflict, sex and gender, identity politics and the teaching of critical approaches to identity.

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction PART I: CONTEXT 1. Ressentiment and the State 2. Ressentiment Zionism 3. The Dissidents' Context PART II: DISSENT 4. Meet the Dissidents 5. The Themes of Dissident Dissonance: Historicisation and Identification 6. The Themes of Dissident Dissonance: Zionism and the Self 7. Dissident Discourses 8. Conclusion

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