New Publication: Sheffer and Barak, Militarism and Israeli Society

Sheffer, Gabriel and Oren Barak, eds. Militarism and Israeli Society. An Israel Studies Book. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, 2010.

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URL: ttp://www.iupress.indiana.edu/catalog/product_info.php?isbn=978-0-253-22174-2

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Table of Contents:

1. The Study of Civil—Military Relations in Israel: A New Perspective / Oren Barak and Gabriel Sheffer
2. Military Knowledge and Weak Civilian Control in the Reality of Low Intensity Conflict—The Israeli Case / Kobi Michael
3. Civil Society, the Military, and National Security: The Case of Israel’s Security Zone in South Lebanon / Avraham Sela
4. Intractable Conflict and the Media / Yoram Peri
5. Tensions between Military Service and Jewish Orthodoxy in Israel: Implications Imagined and Real / Stuart A. Cohen
6. From "Obligatory Militarism" to "Contractual Militarism"—Competing Models of Citizenship / Yagil Levy, Edna Lomsky-Feder, and Noa Harel
7. Shadow Lands: The Use of Land Resources for Security Needs in Israel / Amiram Oren
8. "The Battle over Our Homes": Reconstructing/Deconstructing Sovereign Practices around Israel’s Separation Barrier on the West Bank / Yuval Feinstein and Uri Ben-Eliezer
9. The Debate over the Defense Budget in Israel / Zalman F. Shiffer
10. Civilian Control over the Army in Israel and France / Samy Cohen
11. The Making of Israel’s Political—Security Culture / Amir Bar-Or
12. The Discourses of "Psychology" and the "Normalization" of War in Contemporary Israel / Edna Lomsky-Feder and Eyal Ben-Ari
13. Visual Representations of IDF Women Soldiers and "Civil-Militarism" in Israel / Chava Brownfield-Stein
14. Contradictory Representation of the IDF in Cultural Texts of the 1980s / Yuval Benziman
15. Military and Society since 9/11: Retrospect and Prospect / Christopher Dandeker

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Keywords: Israel: Politics, Military, Lebanon, Israel: Society, Gender, Israel: Culture, Israel: Economy, West Bank, Partition / Separation, Wall / Separation Barrier, Israel: Religion, Religious-Secular Dividem גבי שפר, אורן ברק

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