Israel: Social Structure and Change

Israel: Social Structure and Change

By: Mordecai Chertoff (editor), Michael Curtis (editor)Paperback

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Israel: Social Structure and Change is the fullest and most up-to-date book on social and political change in this fascinating country. The book deals with urban and institutional development, the role and the place of the kibbutz today, economic development, income distribution, labor relations, ethnic relationships and problems, the role of women, changes in education, population problems and Arab-Jewish relationships in Israel.

Prominent writers from the United States and Israel--sociologists, political scientists, economists, anthropologists and administrative leaders--have participated in this extensive treatment of Israel's development. Of interest to all those concerned with economic modernization and political and social development, these original essays are packed with incisive analysis in jargon-free language.

CONTENTS: Introduction-M. Curtis and M.S. Chertoff / URBAN AND INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT / Israel's New Frontier: the Urban Periphery-J. Matras / Local Government as an Integrating Factor in Israeli Society-D.J. Elazar / Development Towns in Israel-M.J. Aronoff / Urban Community Development in Israel-R.M. Kramer / Absorption of Soviet Immigrants-Z. Gitelman / THE KIBBUTZ TODAY / Some Reflections on the Kibbutz-B. Bettelheim / Utopia and the Kibbutz-M. Curtis / The Family in the Kibbutz: What Lessons for Us?-S. Keller / Worker Participation in Decision-Making in Kibbutz Industry-M. Rosner / The Industrial Process in Israeli Kibbutzim: Problems and Their Solutions-U. Leviatan / ECONOMIC AND LABOR DEVELOPMENT / Income Distribution and Economic Development: the Case of Israel-H. Pack / Income Inequality in Israel: Ethnic Aspects-O. Remba / On East-West Differences in Occupational Structure in Israel-Y. Ben-Porath / On the Economic Development of the Arab Region in Israel-F.M. Gottheil / Histadrut and Industrial Democracy in Israel: An Interpretive Essay, from an American Perspective-M. Derber / Histadrut: Myth and Reality-J.J. Loewenberg / ETHNIC RELATIONS AND PROBLEMS / Israel: Two Nations?-S. Avineri / The Israeli Dilemma-S.M. Lipset / Western and Oriental Culture in Israel-R. Patai / The Emerging Consciousness of the Ethnic Problem among the Jews of Israel-C.S. Heller / Time to Stir the Melting Pot-H. Toledano / SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL CHANGE / Pluralism in Israel Society-M. Lissak / Your Daughters Shall Prophesy: Ancient and Contemporary Perspectives on the Women of Israel-N. Datan / Education: the Social Challenge-E. Felled / "Reforming" Israeli Education--W. Ackerman / The Arab Israelis-R. Bastuni

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Product Details

  • publication date: 30/01/1973
  • ISBN13: 9780878555758
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 460
  • ID: 9780878555758
  • weight: 635
  • ISBN10: 0878555757

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