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Ethnography. Tribes of Israel

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  • Palestinian Collective Memory and National Identityby Meir Litvak

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00

    This book analyzes the evolution and cultivation of modern Palestinian collective memory and its role in shaping Palestinian national identity from its inception in the 1920s to the 2006 Palestinian elections. more...

  • The Pursuit of Peace and the Crisis of Israeli Identityby Dov Waxman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    This book offers a theoretically-informed analysis of the way in which Israeli national identity has shaped Israel's foreign policy. By linking domestic identity politics to Israeli foreign policy, it reveals how a crisis of Israeli identity inflamed the debate in Israel over the Oslo peace process. more...

  • The Plight of the Palestiniansby William A. Cook

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    A collection of voices from around the world that establishes in both theoretical and graphic terms the slow, methodical genocide taking place in Palestine beginning in the 1940s. Voices decrying in startling, vivid, and forceful language the calculated atrocities taking place. more...

  • The Sabraby Oz Almog

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 12.95

    The Sabra were the first Israelis - the first generation, born in the 1930s and 1940s, to grow up in the Zionist settlement in Palestine. Socialised and educated in the ethos of the Zionist labour movement and the communal ideals of the kibbutz and moshav, they turned the dream of their pioneer forebears into the reality of the new State of Israel. more...

  • The Invention and Decline of Israelinessby Baruch Kimmerling

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95

    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...

  • Food for Thoughtby Julia Bernstein

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 31.74

    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...

  • Der Irak in Israelby Stefan Siebers

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 35.48

    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 Schriftsteller... 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$ 52.00

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

  • The Palestinian Diasporaby Helena Lindholm Schulz

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 67.95

    From the refugee camps of the Lebanon to the relative prosperity of life in the USA, the Palestinian diaspora has been dispersed across the world. In this pioneering study, Helena Lindholm 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... more...