Israel's Changing Society Population, Ethnicity, and Development

ISBN-10: 0813339170
ISBN-13: 9780813339177
Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)
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List price: $45.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 6/30/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Tables and Figures
Preface and Acknowledgments
Preface to the Revised Edition
Demography, Development, and Ethnicity
Nation-Building, Population, and Development
Demographic Themes
Changing Demographic Snapshots
Are Israeli Demographic Patterns Unique?
Israel's Demography Among the Nations
Development and Nation-Building
Zionism, Population, and Development
The National-Ethnic Connection
Notes
Ethnic Diversity: Jewish and Arab Populations of Israel
Ethnic Categories: Construction and Definitions
Ethnicity and the Life Course
The Changing Ethnic Mosaic in Israel
Contexts of Ethnic Differences: Methodological Considerations
Interpreting Ethnic Differentiation: General Orientations
Notes
The Formation of Israeli Communities
Immigration, Nation-Building, and Ethnicity
Ideology and the Uniqueness of Immigration to Israel
The Historical Context: Jewish Immigration to Palestine
Jewish Immigration to the State of Israel: Four Major Streams--1948-1999
The Conspicuous Consequences of Immigration
Emigration
Nation-Building, Zionism, and Immigrants
Notes
Arab Israelis: Demography, Dependency, and Distinctiveness
Five Arab-Israeli Demographic Issues
Are Arab Israelis the American Blacks of Israeli Society?
Arab Israelis in Israeli Society and in Their Communities
Israeli Arabs in Democratic and Demographic Perspective
Notes
Ecology, Settlement, and the Development of Communities
Urbanization, Internal Migration, and Residential Integration
Urbanization and Regional Population Distribution
Ethnic Urban Patterns
Internal Migration
Arab Residential Concentration
Notes
Communities: Kibbutzim, Moshavim, Development Towns, and Cities
Kibbutzim: Origins, Developments, and National Influence
Kibbutzim: Population and Ethnicity in the Countryside
Moshavim: Cooperative Agriculture
Development Towns and Small Urban Areas
The Largest Cities
Administered Territories: Judea, Samaria, and Gaza
The Role of Place in Israeli Society
Notes
Forms of Inequality: Social Class, Gender, and Death
Resources and Inequality: Education, Occupation, and Income
The Educational Dimension of Inequality
Occupational Opportunities
Occupational Prestige
Self-Employment in Israel
Income and Consumption
Concluding Observations
Notes
Changing Roles of Israeli Women and Men
Gender and Inequality: Theory and Mixed Expectations
The Narrowing Gender Gap in Education
Working Women: Juggling Part-Time Employment and Families
Occupational Concentration, Feminization, and Discrimination
Women and the Military
Gender, Politics, and Religion
Families and Power: Abortion and Contraception
Gender Equality in the Kibbutz: Myth and Reality
Concluding Observations
Notes
Inequality and Mortality Decline
Mortality Levels and Changes
Immigration and Mortality Differentials
Areal and Socioeconomic Variation
Contemporary Ethnic Differences
Concluding Observations
Notes
Family Formation and Generational Continuities
Marriage, Family, and Intermarriage
Family Formation: Extent and Timing
Familism: Family Structure, Divorce, and Living Arrangements
Families and Assimilation: Ethnic Families and Intermarriages
The Increase in Ethnic Marriages
Intermarriage and Educational Trade-offs
Intermarriage and Ethnicity
Notes
The Transition to Small Family Size: The Fertility Revolution and Ethnic Convergences
Changing Fertility Patterns over Time
Fertility Transitions, Immigration, and Jewish Cohorts
Contemporary Jewish Fertility Differentials
Moslem and Christian Fertility Changes in Israel
The Nature and Impact of Fertility Policies
Concluding Observations
Notes
Diasporas, Dependencies, and Ethnic Continuities
The Jewish Diaspora and Palestine: Ethnicity and Nation-Building in the State of Israel
The Jewish Diaspora and Israeli Society
Who Is Jewish in Israel and in the Jewish Diaspora?
Gaps Between Jewries: Are Relationships Changing?
The Palestinian Diaspora
When Peace Arrives
Ethnicity and Nationalism: Are Ethnic Groups Transitional?
Notes
References
Index

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