This book deals with the State of Israel as a binational political entity, focusing on patterns of political behavior in Israel today in an atmosphere of continuing crisis, growing fragmentation and polarization, and important changes in the country's domestic and international environment.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Binationalism as a Concept and as a History -- Conceptualizing Binationalism: State of Mind, Political Reality, or Legal Entity? -- Binationalism Reconsidered: Ideological Continuity and Change in the Begin Era -- The Binational Idea in Mandatory Times and Today: A Personal Evaluation -- The Politics of the Second Republic -- Fragmentation and Polarization in Greater Israel: Political Behavior in Perpetual Crisis -- The Political Road to Binationalism: Arabs in Jewish Politics -- The People's View on the Resolution of the Israeli-Arab Conflict -- The Impact of Occupation on the Military: The Case of the IDF, 1967–1987 -- The Economy of Binational Israel -- International Implications of a Binational Israel -- Israel and the Arab States in the Binational Era -- The United States and a Binational Israel -- Epilogue: The Future of Binational Israel—Beyond the Winter of Discontent
Iian Peleg, Ofira Seliktar