Politics and Government in Israel: The Maturation of a Modern State

Politics and Government in Israel: The Maturation of a Modern State

by Gregory S. Mahler

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ISBN-13: 9781442265356
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/04/2016
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Gregory S. Mahler is vice president for academic affairs, academic dean, and professor of politics at Earlham College.

Table of Contents

List of Figures, Photos, Tables, and Boxes
Introduction
Part I: The Political Setting
Chapter 1: History and the Creation of Israel
Chapter 2: Zionism, Culture, and the Domestic Political Environment
Chapter 3: Judaism and the Role of the Jewish Religion in Israeli Politics
Chapter 4: The Military, Economic, and Bureaucratic Setting
Part II: The Governmental Institutions
Chapter 5: The Constitutional System and Parliamentary Government
Chapter 6: The Prime Minister and the Knesset
Chapter 7: Political Parties and Interest Groups
Chapter 8: The Electoral Process and Voting Behavior
Part III: Foreign Policy and the Middle Eastern Political Setting
Chapter 9: The Foreign Policy Setting
Chapter 10: The Palestinians, the West Bank and Gaza
Chapter 11: Jerusalem
Chapter 12: The Peace Process
Notes
About the Author

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