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Author Rozin, Orit.

Title The rise of the individual in 1950s israel : a challenge to collectivism / Orit Rozin ; translated by Haim Watzman
Published Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 254 pages)
Contents Austerity: desperate housewives and the government -- Austerity and the rule of law -- The law enforcement s -- In the city square -- Austerity tested: the local elections of 1950 -- The municipal election results and their significance -- From poll to poll: the elections for the Second Knesset -- The outcome of the elections to the Second Knesset -- Somewhere in the transit camp -- Terms of abhorrence: how old-time Israelis viewed immigrants from the Islamic World -- Parents, parenting, and children -- The construction of a collective: relations between immigrants and old-time Israelis. 000
Summary A provocative history of Israeli society in the 1950s that demonstrates how a voluntarist collectivism gave way to an individualist ethos
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Collectivism -- Political aspects -- Israel -- History -- 20th century.
Individualism -- Political aspects -- Israel -- History -- 20th century.
Israel -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Israel -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Israel -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Israel -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
Author Watzman, Haim.
ISBN 128332086X
1611680824 (electronic bk.)
9781283320863
9781611680829 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
Other Titles Ḥovat ha-ahavah ha-ḳashah. English