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Ethnography. Tribes of Israel

  • Israel in the Worldby Emanuel Adler

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Since independence, Israel has lived with a paradox, needing and seeking legitimacy, understanding, and empathy from the world community while simultaneously also discounting the world. This volume reflects upon Israel?s troubled attempts to balance its desire to be different from a world that it simultaneously genuinely needs and that it also wants... more...

  • Immigration and ethnic formation in a deeply divided societyby M. Al-Haj

    BRILL 2004; US$ 74.00

    This work deals with the ethnic formation among the 1990s immigrants from the former Soviet Union in Israel, in light of both domestic changes, and developments in the Israel-Arab conflict. It presents an analysis of identity patterns among these immigrants. 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...

  • Israeli Identitiesby Yair Auron

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 95.00

    The question of identity is one of present-day Israel?s cardinal and most pressing issues. In a comprehensive examination of the identity issue, this study focuses on attitudes toward the Jewish people in Israel and the Diaspora; the Holocaust and its repercussions on identity; attitudes toward the state of Israel and Zionism; and attitudes toward... 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...

  • Food for Thoughtby Julia Bernstein

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 35.93

    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...

  • The Israeli Palestiniansby Alexander Bligh

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95

    One of the most crucial issues to affect national policy in the state of Israel is that of relations between its Jewish and Arab citizens. This edited collection offers a comprehensive analysis of the most significant factors to have contributed to current conditions. more...

  • Coming Together/Coming Apartby Elizabeth Bounds

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The idea of "community" is increasingly vital to our individual and social well-being. Yet at the same time, our ordinary communal relations are being eroded by increased social and geographical mobility, lost traditions, and the growing pluralism of society. Examining this renewed desire for community, Coming Together/Coming Apart locates... more...

  • Intra-Jewish Conflict in Israelby Sami Shalom Chetrit

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    This is the first book in English to examine the Mizrahi Jews (Jews from the Muslim world) in Israel, focussing in particular on social and political movements such as the Black Panthers and SHAS. The book analyses the ongoing cultural encounter between Zionism and Israel on one side and Mizrahi Jews on the other. It charts the relations and political... more...

  • The Plight of the Palestiniansby William A. Cook

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    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...