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Israel Since 1980 (The World Since 1980)
Israel Since 1980 (The World Since 1980) by Guy Ben-Porat 052167185X 9780521671859
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Israel Since 1980 (The World Since 1980) by Guy Ben-Porat

Over the last quarter century, a radical demographic, economic and political transformation has been taking place from within Israel. Israelis are beginning to ask some fundamental questions about the country they live in and what it means to be an Israeli. This book, written by five Israeli academics, probes the changing nature of Israeli society over the last twenty-five years. It considers the deep rifts in that society caused by ethnic, cultural, class and religious divide. It looks at political and economic changes and how privatization has undermined the welfare state. It questions the role of the military in the light of the wider social and economic changes. Finally, and crucially, it asks whether new political initiatives can offer a realistic alternative to the inadequacies of recent governments. This is an informative account of Israels recent past and the challenges it faces in the twenty-first century.

Author: Guy Ben-Porat

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 202

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 2008-03-10

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