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Politics and Society in Modern Israel

Myths and Realities

by Adam M. Garfinkle

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by M.E. Sharpe .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political Process - General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • National characteristics, Isra,
  • Contemporary Politics - Middle East,
  • Social Situations And Conditions,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • National characteristics, Israeli,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Middle East - Israel,
  • Foreign relations,
  • Politics and government,
  • Social conditions,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Israel

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8054514M
    ISBN 100765605147
    ISBN 109780765605146

    Israel remains one of the most stable countries in the Middle East, despite an extremely diverse society marked with cultural and political differences between secular and ultra-Orthodox Jews, Jews of Middle Eastern and European descent, and the split between the Jewish majority and the Arab Palestinian ’s fragmented political scene invariably produces large coalition Author: Primoz Manfreda. The Freedom in the World annual survey and report by U.S.-based Freedom House, which attempts to measure the degree of democracy and political freedom in every nation, ranked Israel as the Middle East and North Africa's only free country. (However, the organization's and reports also listed Tunisia as free.) The Economist Intelligence Unit rated Israel a "flawed democracy" in

      This even-handed and thorough text explores Israeli government and politics from both institutional and behavioral perspectives. First tracing the history and development of the state, Gregory Mahler then examines the social, religious, economic, and /5. This undergraduate freshmen seminar will review the history of modern Israel from the inception of Zionism to the present. The four periods of study will be the ideological formations (to Israeli Society, Politics and Culture - Religion and Ethnicity, (Stein Lecture and .

    Originally published in German in , this comprehensive history of Jewish life in postwar Germany provides a systematic account of Jews and Judaism from the Holocaust to the early 21st century by leading experts of modern German-Jewish history. Beginning in the immediate postwar period with a large concentration of Eastern European Holocaust survivors stranded in Germany, the book follows. Buy This Book in Print summary By comparing these and other modern issues to those of ancient Israel, Sharkansky shows that Israel’s deeply-rooted problems as a nation are likely to continue, occasionally punctuated by violent : Ian S. Lustick, Barry Rubin.


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With full coverage of recent dramatic events in Isra 3/5(5). It is also an enormously readable and engaging book. It conveys a strong sense of everyday life in Israel, the ethnic composition and institutional structure of Israeli society, the nuances and contradictions of Israeli identity, Israeli political culture, and the issues that dominate Politics and Society in Modern Israel book domestic and Cited by: 8.

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 by: 8.

This book is primarily for undergraduate students who wish to gain insight into Israeli society and politics. Politics and Government in Israel is quite balanced as Mahler relies on mainstream literature.

The book has a thorough and informative index, a valuable resource for a book that is rich with facts and condensed with by: Read this book on Questia. With full coverage of recent dramatic events in Israeli politics from the Rabin assassination through the prime ministership of Benyamin Netanyahu to the electoral victory of Ehud Barak, this is the most current introduction to Israeli politics and society available today.

With coverage of recent events in Israeli politics from the Rabin assassination through the May elections, this book conveys a sense of life in Israel, the nuances and contradictions of Israeli identity, and the ethnic composition and institutionsl structure of israeli society, as well as israeli foreign political cutlure and the issues that dominate the country's domestic and foreign policy.

Deepening authoritarianism in Turkey. The return to military-led rule in Egypt. The impact of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman in Saudi Arabia. Heightened sectarian tensions throughout the region.

These are among the many current topics covered in the third edition of the acclaimed Politics and Society in the Contemporary Middle : $ With sections on the framework of understanding politics in light of the Bible's teaching and on specific topics this book acts as both a good Biblical politics and a reference guide for engaging in contemporary issues at the heart of western democracy/5().

The book begins with a lengthy introduction about the history of politics in the Middle East. It then examines various influences: government, opposition, the international community, economy, religion, identity, and gender followed by a more in depth analysis of twelve countries ranging from Algeria to Iran/5(6).

national identity and its role in defining the politics of the state. Readings: Garfinkle Adam () Politics and Society in Modern Israel.

Second Edition (Armonk, NewYork: Sharpe Ch (portal) Aronoff Myron J. () ‘The Origins of Israeli Political Culture’, in Ehud Sprinzak and Larry. Drawing upon biblical prophecy regarding the future blossoming of the land of Israel, this coffee-table book compares pictures from the s to s with modern views of Israel, to show how far the country has come: sandy deserts turned into booming metropolises, fertile agriculture, and a society that has grown to become one of the world’s.

I recommend it highly to anyone seeking to understand politics and society in Israel., Mahler's new edition is the best introductory textbook on Israeli government and politics available today. His institutional perspective presents a balanced and thorough explanation.

Israel - Israel - Cultural life: There has been little cultural interchange between the Jewish and Arab sections of Israel’s population, although Jews arriving in Israel from communities throughout the world, including the Arab-Muslim Middle East, have brought with them both their own cultural inheritance and elements absorbed from the majority cultures in which they dwelt over the centuries.

Yadgar’s book was born out of a difficulty he found while teaching at Berkeley of recommending reading that made explicit the link between Israel’s internal sociology, culture and politics, and the wider conflict in the Middle East.

He therefore decided to write about this connection through a. The "Israeli History, Politics and Society" series comprises multidisciplinary studies that range from elections and the Yom Kippur war to the search for a true Israeli identity and the various initiatives to foment or prevent the peace process.

This volume brings together a set of articles that Paperback – Routledge. Israel’s government is a parliamentary democracy. The Israeli political system has three branches: executive, legislative and judicial.

The legislative branch is comprised of the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, which has members. The two largest parties historically were the Likud party, which.

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"The Middle East is one of the most complex and volatile regions in the modern world. Given that Israel is one of the key actors in the Middle East, an understanding of its political behavior and social structure are of paramount importance.

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About the author Yoram Peri is the Head of The Chaim Herzog Institute for Media Politics and Society and Professor of Political Sociology and Communication in the Department of Communication at Tel Aviv University.