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Author Waxman, Dov.

Title The pursuit of peace and the crisis of Israeli identity : defending/defining the nation / Dov Waxman
Edition First edition
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 254 pages)
Contents The Construction of Israeli Identity: From Jews to Israelis and back Again -- Between Isolation and Integration: Foreign Policy and Israeli National Identity -- Out of the Ghetto: The Oslo -- The Crisis of Israeli Identity -- The Return of the Other -- Conclusion: Israel's Identity Crisis In Global Perspective
Summary This book offers a theoretically-informed analysis of the way in which Israeli national identity has shaped Israel?s foreign policy. By linking domestic identity politics to Israeli foreign policy, it reveals how a crisis of Israeli identity inflamed the debate in Israel over the Oslo peace process
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-243) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Arab-Israeli conflict.
Jews -- Israel -- Identity.
National characteristics, Israeli.
Israel -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Computer network resources
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006041586
ISBN 128136567X
140398347X (electronic bk.)
9781403983473 (electronic bk.)