This book analyzes the socio-spatial changes that follow the end of nomadism, especially in the unique case of the Bedouin of the Negev. It explores the related socio-spatial issues of the encounter with the modern, westernized world within a settlement frontier context.
1. Introduction 2. Sociospatial Change Among Pastoral Nomads: A Conceptual Framework 3. Bedouin Encounters with Agents of Change 4. Territorialization 5. Demographic Dynamics 6. Social Status and Well-Being of Individuals 7. The Role of Public Services 8. The Political Dimension: The Bedouin and the State 9. As Nomadism Ends