Israel: The Dynamics of Change and Continuity (Israeli History, Politics and Society No. 8)

Israel: The Dynamics of Change and Continuity (Israeli History, Politics and Society No. 8)

By: etc. (editor), David Levi-Faur (editor), Gabriel Sheffer (editor), David Vogel (editor)Hardback

More than 4 weeks availability

£110.00 With FREE Saver Delivery


These essays examine changes in Israel's political, social and economic institutions, and describe how Israeli culture and institutions are resisting convergence. They are in four categories: political institutions and organizations; political economy; ethnicity and religion; and public policy.

Create a review


Change and continuity - a framework for comparative analysis, David Levi-Faur, Gabriel Sheffer, David Vogel; courts as hegemonic institutions - the Israeli Supreme Court in a comparative perspective, Gad Barzilai; Israeli constitional politics - the fragility of impartiality, Menachem Hofnung; structural changes and leadership transformation, Gabriel Sheffer; interest politics in a comparative perspective - the (ir)regularity of the Israeli case, Yael Yishai; the social organization of the Israeli economy - a comparative analysis; Danial Maman; business in politics - globalization and the search for peace in South Africa and Israel/Palestine, Gershon Shafir; have globalization and liberalization "normalized" Israel's political economy? Michael Shalev; warfare, polity-formation and the Israeli national policy patterns, David Levi-Faur; consociationalism and ethnic democracy - Israeli Arabs in comparative perspective, Alan Dowty; from what "edah" are you? Israeli and American meanings of "race-ethnicity" in social policy practices, Dvora Yanow; changing places - Jerusalem's holy places in comparative perspective, Roger Friedland, Richard D. Hecht; imported problem definitions, legal culture and the local dynamics of Israeli abortion politics, Noga Morag-Levine; Israeli environmental policy in comparative perspective, David Vogel; the gender and pacifism hypothesis - opinion research from Israel and the Arab world, Mark Tessler, Jodi Nachtwey, Audra Grant; the promised land of the chosen people is not all that distinctive - on the value of comparison, Ira Sharkansky.

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/09/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780714650128
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 316
  • ID: 9780714650128
  • weight: 594
  • ISBN10: 0714650129

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly