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Ethnography. Tribes of Israel

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  • Palestinian Identityby Rashid Khalidi

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 26.99

    This foundational text now features a new introduction by Rashid Khalidi reflecting on the significance of his work over the past decade and its relationship to the struggle for Palestinian nationhood. Khalidi also casts an eye to the future, noting the strength of Palestinian identity and social solidarity yet wondering whether current trends will... more...

  • Company Cby Haim Watzman

    Argo-Navis 2012; US$ 4.99

    When American-born Haim Watzman immigrated to Israel, he was drafted into the army and, after eighteen months of compulsory service, was assigned to Company C, the reserve infantry unit that would define the next twenty years of his life. From 1984 until 2002, for at least a month a year, Watzman, who had never aspired to military adventure, was a... more...

  • In Search of Identityby Dan Urian; Efraim Karsh

    Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 31.95

    Culture has played a focal role in the shaping of Jewish-Israeli national identity. Since the 1950s, Israeli culture has been disintegrating into simultaneous sub-cultures. The contributors discuss the nature and characteristics of this cultural tension and the nature of Jewishness. more...

  • Bedouin of Mount Sinaiby Emanuel Marx

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 29.95

    The Sinai Peninsula links Asia and Africa and for millennia has been crossed by imperial armies from both the east and the west. Thus, its Bedouin inhabitants are by necessity involved in world affairs and maintain a complex, almost urban, economy. They make their home in arid mountains that provide limited pastures and lack arable soils and must... more...

  • Jewish-Israeli National Identity and Dissidenceby Katie Attwell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    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. more...

  • Israeli-Palestinian Activismby Alexander Koensler

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    When do words and actions empower? When do they betray? Based on ethnographic fieldwork, this volume tracks the repercussions of advocacy activism against house demolitions in 'unrecognised' Arab-Bedouin villages in Israel's southern 'internal frontier'. Koensler outlines an ethnographic approach for the study of social movements that follows multiple... more...

  • Palestinian Identity in Jordan and Israelby Riad M. Nasser

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The book examines the process of national identity formation. It argues that identity, whether of a small community, a nation, an ethnic group, or a religious community, requires an Other against whom it becomes meaningful. In other words, identity develops via difference from Others against whom our sense of self becomes meaningful. This thesis... more...

  • Stereotypes and Prejudice in Conflictby Daniel Bar-Tal; Yona Teichman

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    Presents integrative conceptual frameworks used to analyse the representation of Arabs in Israeli Jewish Society. more...

  • The Invention and Decline of Israelinessby Baruch Kimmerling

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 31.95 US$ 25.56

    This thought-provoking book, the first of its kind in the English language, reexamines the fifty-year-old nation of Israel in terms of its origins as a haven for a persecuted people and its evolution into a multi- cultural society. Arguing that the mono-cultural regime built during the 1950s is over, Baruch Kimmerling suggests that the Israeli state... more...

  • Coffins on Our Shouldersby Dan Rabinowitz; Khawla Abu-Baker

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76

    This highly original historical and political analysis of the Arab-Israeli conflict combines the unique perspectives of two prominent segments of the Middle Eastern puzzle: Israeli Jews and the Palestinian citizens of Israel. Written jointly by an Israeli anthropologist and a Palestinian family therapist born weeks apart to two families from Haifa,... more...