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Ethnography. Tribes of Israel

  • 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... 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...

  • Toward an Anthropology of Nation Building and Unbuilding in Israelby Fran Markowitz; Stephen Sharot; Moshe Shokeid; Alex Weingrod

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 65.00

    ?This volume covers a wide variety of topics with considerable relevance for society in Israel today, written by well-trained and serious students of Israeli society and culture.??Herbert S. Lewis, emeritus professor of anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and author of In Defense of Anthropology: An Investigation of the Critique of... more...

  • The Naqab Bedouin and Colonialismby Mansour Nasasra; Sophie Richter-Devroe; Sarab Abu-Rabia-Queder; Richard Ratcliffe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The Naqab Bedouin and Colonialism brings together new scholarship to challenge perceived paradigms, often dominated by orientalist, modernist or developmentalist assumptions on the Naqab Bedouin. The past decade has witnessed a change in both the wider knowledge production on, and political profile of, the Naqab Bedouin. This book addresses this... more...

  • Green Crescent Over Nazarethby Raphael Israeli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95

    This is the story of the cultural and political struggle between Christians and Muslims, and of the rapid Islamicization of Nazareth - the birthplace of Christianity - ironically, under the rule of the Jewish State of Israel. more...

  • Israeli Culture on the Road to the Yom Kippur Warby Dalia Gavriely-Nuri

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    While many scholars have tried to explain why Israel was caught unawares despite its sophisticated military intelligence services, Dalia Gavriely-Nuri looks beyond the military, intelligence, and political explanations to a cultural explanation. Israeli Culture on the Road to the Yom Kippur War reveals that the culture that evolved in Israel... more...

  • OECD Economic Surveys: Israel 2013by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 63.00

    OECD's 2013 Economic Survey of Israel examines recent economic developments, prospects and policies. Special chapters cover health care and the tax and transfer system. 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...

  • Ethos Clash in Israeli Societyby Eyal Lewin

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 99.99

    In Ethos Clash in Israeli Society , Eyal Lewin examines Israel?s ability to cope with long-term warfare. Lewin looks to Israel?s opposing national ethos, the ideological rivalry between republicanism and liberalism, as the key to understanding the instability of Israeli politics and estimating the country's chances of survival. more...

  • Citizen Strangersby Shira Robinson

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    Following the 1948 war and the creation of the state of Israel, Palestinian Arabs comprised just fifteen percent of the population but held a much larger portion of its territory. Offered immediate suffrage rights and, in time, citizenship status, they nonetheless found their movement, employment, and civil rights restricted by a draconian military... more...