The Israeli Palestinians

An Arab Minority in the Jewish State

Edited by Alexander Bligh

© 2003 – Routledge

332 pages

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About the Book

One of the most crucial issues to affect national policy in the state of Israel is that of relations between its Jewish and Arab citizens. This edited collection offers a comprehensive analysis of the most significant factors to have contributed to current conditions.

Table of Contents

After October 2000: Israeli Arab Members of the 15th Knesset - Between Israeli Citizenship and their Palestinian National Identity Alexander Bligh. Between Nationalism and Liberalism - The Political Thought of Azmi Bisharah Abigail Fraswer and Avi Shabat. Social Issues: Fertility Transition in the Middle East - The Case of the Israeli Arabs Onn Winckler. Social and Educational Welfare Policy in the Arab Sector in Israel Khawla Abu Baker. A Binational Society - The Jewish-Arab Cleavage and Tolerance Education in the State of Israel Dan Soen. History and Nationalism: The Arabs in Haifa - From Majority to Minority, Processes of Change (1870-1948) Mahmoud Yazbak. Jewish Settlement of Former Arab Towns and their Incorporation into the Israeli Urban System (1948-1950) Arnon Golan. Ethnicity or Nationalism? Comparing the "Nakba" Narrative among Israeli Arabs and Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Hillel Frisch. The Media and the Israeli Arab Citizens: The Israeli Newspapers' Coverage of the Israeli Arabs during the "Intifada" Ilan Asya. The Arab Citizens of the State of Israel - The Arab Media in Perspective Haim Koren. Political Standing in a Jewish State - Present and Future: Jews and Arabs in the State of Israel - Is There a Basis for a Unified Civic Identity? Ilana Kaufman. The Collective Identity of the Arabs in Israel in an Era of Peace Muhammad Amara. The Status of the Palestinians in Israel in an Era of Peace - Part of the Problem but not Part of the Solution As'ad Ghanem and Sarah Ozacky-Lazar. The Final Settlement of the Palestinian Issue and the Position of the Israeli Arab Leadership Alexander Bligh

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:
HIS019000
HISTORY / Middle East / Israel
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies