Israel at the Polls 1999

Israel: the First Hundred Years, Volume III

Edited by Daniel J. Elazar, M. Ben Mollov

© 2001 – Routledge

344 pages

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About the Book

The 1999 Israeli elections focused on the character of the main political contenders for prime minister - Binyamin Netanyahu and Ehud Barak. Along with Barak's victory, the Israeli public made important statements concerning the shape and direction of Israeli political culture with a hope of a centrist vision. Leading Israeli political scientists discuss the revival of the Israeli left and the increased strength of ethnic Sephardi, Russian and Arab electorates. They also examine the place of foreign policy, media, and other socio-economic factors on the outcome of the election.

About the Series

Israeli History, Politics and Society

This series provides a multidisciplinary examination of all aspects of Israeli history, politics and society and serves as a means of communication between the various communities interested in Israel: academics, policy-makers, practitioners, journalists and the informed public.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL008000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Elections