The Oxford handbook of Israeli politics and society

Gal Ariely, Oren Barak, Guy Ben-Porat, Asher Cohen, Nissim Cohen, Sergio Della Pergola, Alan Dowty (Editor), Chuck Freilich, Chen Friedberg, Itzhak Galnoor, Asʻad Ganim, Sharon Gilad, Reuven Y Hazan (Editor), Tamar Hermann, Menaḥem Hofnung (Editor), Reut Itzkovitch Malka, Amal Jamal, Ofer Kenig, Gregory S Mahler, Ronen MandelkernDana Markowitz-Elfassi, Ami Pedahzur, Yoram Peri, Arie Perliger, Itamar Rabinovich, Gideon Rahat (Editor), Uri Ram, Orit Rozin, Avraham Sela, Michael Shalev, Anita Shapira, Assaf Shapira, Colin Shindler, Matthew Soberg Shugart, Sammy Smooha, Kenneth W Stein, Mira Sucharov, David Tal, S. Ilan Troen, Yariv Tsfati, Mohammed Saif-Alden Wattad, Gabriel Weimann, Sarah S Willen, Gadi Wolfsfeld, Yael Yishai

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Abstract

"Few countries receive as much attention as Israel and are at the same time as misunderstood. The Oxford Handbook of Israeli Politics and Society brings together leading Israeli and international figures to offer the most wide-ranging treatment available of an intriguing country. It serves as a comprehensive reference for the growing field of Israel studies and is also a significant resource for students and scholars of comparative politics, recognizing that in many ways Israel is not unique, but rather a test case of democracy in deeply divided societies and states engaged in intense conflict. The handbook presents an overview of the historical development of Israeli democracy through chapters examining the country's history, contemporary society, political institutions, international relations, and most pressing political issues. It outlines the most relevant developments over time while not shying away from the strife both in and around Israel. It presents opposed narratives in full force, enabling readers to make their own judgments"--
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York, NY
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages710
ISBN (Print)0190675586, 9780190675585
StatePublished - 2021

ULI Keywords

  • uli
  • Democracy -- Israel -- History
  • Judaism and state -- Israel -- History
  • Israel -- Politics and government

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