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David Ben-Gurion and the Foundation of Israeli Democracy

Title
David Ben-Gurion and the Foundation of Israeli Democracy / Nir Kedar ; translated by Haim Watzman.
ISBN
9780253057457
9780253057440
9780253057471
9780253057464
Publication
Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2021]
Manufacture
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2023
Copyright Notice Date
©[2021]
Physical Description
1 online resource (272 pages).
Local Notes
Access is available to the Yale community.
Notes
Translated from the original Hebrew into English.
Description based on print version record.
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Access restricted by licensing agreement.
Summary
"In David Ben-Gurion and the Foundation of Israeli Democracy, Nir Kedar offers a poignant study of the primary national founder of the State of Israel and the first prime minister of Israel. Kedar provides an explication of the making of Israeli democracy in terms of its institutional-legal structures and social-cultural underpinnings. David Ben-Gurion and the Foundation of Israeli Democracy connects the formal structures of democracy to the fundamental principles that they were constructed to serve-human freedom and dignity"-- Provided by publisher
Variant and related titles
Project Muse books annual backfile collection 2023.
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
January 17, 2024
Series
Book collections on Project MUSE.
Perspectives on Israel studies ; 13
Contents
Ben-Gurion versus a Constitution
Democracy and the Army : Building an Army Subordinate to Democratic Government
Establishing the Rule of Law
Creating the State Administration
Parliamentary Democracy and the Fight to Change the Electoral System
A Democratic Jewish State : On the Place of Judaism in Israel
A Sense of Peoplehood : Civic Responsibility and the Ashkenazi-Sephardi Divide
Nationalism, Human Rights, and Security : Ben-Gurion, Israeli Arabs, and the Boundaries of Democracy and Mamlakhtiyut.
Genre/Form
History.
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Watzman, Haim, translator.
Project Muse. distributor
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