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Israel: Community, State, and Market in the Shaping of the Political Class

Uri Ram

in The Political Class in Advanced Democracies: A Comparative Handbook

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260362
eISBN:
9780191601873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260362.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Israeli political system was erected by movement-like political parties, which have been closely meshed with the state administration, the army, and the public sector. This process has created ... More


“Along Came the Knife of Hebrew and Cut Us in Two”: Language in Mizraḥi Fiction, 1964–2010

Lital Levy

in Poetic Trespass: Writing between Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162485
eISBN:
9781400852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162485.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter investigates how Mizraḥi writers spanning three generations explored the multivalent and highly contingent meanings of Arabic and of Hebrew in their work. It examines literary ... More


Introduction

in Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in Israel: Or, How the Polish Peddler Became a German Intellectual

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756976
eISBN:
9780804779579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756976.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter introduces the themes of the book, focusing on the labor market experiences of the new Jewish arrivals. Initially, they were a diverse group. From each country of origin, a number of ... More


The Iraqi Paradox

in Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in Israel: Or, How the Polish Peddler Became a German Intellectual

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756976
eISBN:
9780804779579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756976.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter presents the Iraqi paradox and shows how it challenges prior implications that gatekeepers discriminated against Mizrahim to monopolize resources for Ashkenazim. It takes a closer look ... More


Cultural Capital

in Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in Israel: Or, How the Polish Peddler Became a German Intellectual

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756976
eISBN:
9780804779579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756976.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter uses Israel's 1961 census to determine whether Mizrahim could increase their returns to education if they had had characteristics that were read as western in Jewish discourses. These ... More


Residential Segregation and Economic Isolation: The Moroccan Paradox

in Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in Israel: Or, How the Polish Peddler Became a German Intellectual

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756976
eISBN:
9780804779579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756976.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how dichotomization occurred, by considering the impact of residential location on labor market outcomes. It considers the Moroccan paradox—that Moroccans who were relegated to ... More


Into the Next Generation

in Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in Israel: Or, How the Polish Peddler Became a German Intellectual

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756976
eISBN:
9780804779579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756976.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter considers several explanations for the shift in patterns of ethnic preference. First, the binary classification scheme became less flexible over time. Second, there was a change in ... More


Introduction

Atalia Omer

in When Peace Is Not Enough: How the Israeli Peace Camp Thinks about Religion, Nationalism, and Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226008073
eISBN:
9780226008240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226008240.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the conceptual and ideological constraints of the Israeli peace camp. It focuses on the perceptions of marginalized groups within the Israeli and Jewish contexts, highlighting how ... More


Subaltern Visions of Peace II: The Case of the Mizrahim

Atalia Omer

in When Peace Is Not Enough: How the Israeli Peace Camp Thinks about Religion, Nationalism, and Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226008073
eISBN:
9780226008240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226008240.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the predicament of the Mizrahim in Israel, illuminating the relationship between Mizrahi and Palestinian histories and the importance of the connection between domestic ... More


Conclusion

Samy Cohen

in Doves Among Hawks: Struggles of the Israeli Peace Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190947903
eISBN:
9780190077907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947903.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

One of the major consequences of the polarization within Israeli society is the deep fracture between the majority of Israelis and the various peace movements. The general public no longer has faith ... More


Humor and Ethnicity on Israeli Television: A Historical Perspective

Limor Shifman

in A Club of Their Own: Jewish Humorists and the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190646127
eISBN:
9780190646158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646127.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the role that humor has played in a specific context: Israel’s ethnic cleavage between “Ashkenazim” (Jews of Euro-American origin) and “Mizrahim” (Jews of Asian and North ... More


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