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Ethnography. Tribes of Israel

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  • Der Irak in Israelby Stefan Siebers

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 45.14

    Hauptbeschreibung Anhand der Bücher von Sami Michael und Eli Amir untersucht Stefan Siebers, inwieweit das westlich-zionistische Konzept von der jüdischen Nation mit klar definierten Grenzen aufgegangen ist. Ist der »Judenstaat« der uneinnehmbare Leuchtturm des Okzidents im Nahen Osten? Der Autor lädt uns ein, die Erzählungen und Romane der hebräischen... more...

  • Food for Thoughtby Julia Bernstein

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 38.04

    Russischsprachige Juden, die nach Deutschland oder Israel ausgewandert sind, leben in vielschichtigen sozialen Realitäten. Dazu gehört auch die Esskultur, die eine besondere Rolle für die Konstruktion von Identität spielen kann, wie Julia Bernstein zeigt. Ihre ethnografische Studie des Alltagslebens, von Lebensmitteln und Lebensmittelverpackungen bringt... more...

  • Palestinian Identity in Jordan and Israelby Riad M. Nasser

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95

    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$ 47.00

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

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

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    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...

  • The Palestinian Diasporaby Helena Lindholm Schulz

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 67.95

    Schulz examines the ways in which Palestinian identity has been formed in the diaspora through constant longing for a homeland lost. In so doing, the author advances the debate on the relationship between diaspora and the creation of national identity. more...

  • Intra-Jewish Conflict in Israelby Sami Shalom Chetrit

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95

    This book examines the Mizrahi Jews (Jews from the Muslim world) in Israel, focussing on social and political movements such as the Black Panthers and SHAS. It charts the relations and political struggle between Ashkenazi-Zionists and the Mizrahim in Israel from post-war relocation through to the present day. more...

  • The Rise and Fall of a Palestinian Dynastyby Ilan Pappe

    Saqi 2012; US$ 17.49

    In this political biography, Ilan Pappe traces the rise of the Husayni family of Jerusalem, who dominated Palestinian history from the early 1700s until the second half of the twentieth century. Viewing this sweeping saga through the prism of one family, the book sheds new light on crucial events ? the invasion of Palestine by Napoleon, the decline... more...

  • Palestine in the Egyptian Pressby Ghada Hashem Talhami

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 44.99

    In Egypt, the press has always been considered a facet of modernization, as well as democratic rule. Palestine in the Egyptian Press examines the Palestine issue - an issue that features prominently in that press due to the political activities of Egypt's Jewish community, the development of a pan-Arab identity, and Egypt's involvement in Palestine's... more...

  • Bridges over Troubled Waterby DAHLIA MOORE; SALEM AWEISS

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 144.00

    This work determines the processes that strengthen hostility between opposing groups and identifies those who are willing to act in order to change these situations. The backdrop of the Arab-Israeli conflict is used to demonstrate how collective identities are shaped by membership in ethnic and religious groups, and how these identities influence attitudes... more...