This book explores the evolution of ethnic spaces and interactions within a modern "nation-state," focusing on the territorial, economic, cultural, and political frontiers and peripheries. It examines the Israeli case by focusing on the country's main ethnic and national cleavages and margins.
1. Frontiers, Peripheries, and Ethnic Relations in Israel: An Introduction Part One: The Frontiers of Ethno-National Relations 2. Transforming Ethnic Frontiers of Conflict into Political Frontiers of Peace 3. The Internal Frontier: Territorial Control and Ethnic Relations in Israel 4. The Frontiers of Urban Mix: Palestinians, Israelis, and Settlement Space 5. Mizrahi Jews and Palestinian Arabs: Exclusionist Attitudes in Development Towns Part Two: Frontiers, Peripheries, and Jewish Ethnicities 6. From Frontier to Periphery in Israel: Cultural Representations in Narratives and Counter-Narratives 7. Who to the Frontier? Changing Policies in the Peopling of Israel's Frontier 8. Spatial Patterns of Internal Migration to and from Development Towns in Israel 9. Planning for Ethiopian Jews in the Negev: Issues of Ethnicity and Citizen Identity 10. From Periphery to the Core: Sources of Ethnic Political Leadership Part Three: The Frontiers, Peripheries, and Ethnic Encounter 11. Sociocultural Encounter on the Frontier: Jewish Settlers and Bedouin Nomads in the Negev 12. Minority Higher Education in an Ethnic Periphery: The Bedouin Arabs 13. Double Marginality: "Oriental" and Arab Women in Local Politics 14. Arab Industrial Frontiers: Sales Linkages and Spatial Integration