1st Edition

A Dissenting Democracy The Israeli Movement 'Peace Now'

By Magnus Norell Copyright 2002

    A Dissenting Democracy explores the tension between the will of the whole of Israeli society and the right of the individual conscience to take precedence over that collective will. The author explores the dilemmas that stem from such an individual stance in relation to Jewish political culture.

    Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Structural and Institutional Democracy in Israel; Chapter 3 Israeli Peace Movements; Chapter 4 ‘Peace Now’: Anatomy of a Movement; Chapter 5 The Ethnic Dimension; Chapter 6 The Jewish Political Culture of Israel; Chapter 7 Conclusions: A Dissenting Culture;


    Magnus Norell Senior Analyst, Swedish Defence Research Agency