Ethnic Frontiers And Peripheries

Exploring the evolution of Israel's ethnic landscapes, this interdisciplinary volume makes a contribution to the analysis of Israeli society by introducing space, territory and place into the discussion of ethnic relations. The book focuses especially on the social and geographical marginalization of groups such as Palestinian and bedouin Arabs, oriental Jews, and recent Ethiopian migrants, examining their persistent challenges to the state.

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The Power of Planning

The book addresses critically the question: "What is the societal impact of urban and regional planning?". It begins with a theoretical discussion and then analyses, through a series of case studies, the intentions, contents, struggles and consequences of urban and regional planning. It shows that plans and policies often defy the commonly perceived role of advancing equality, justice, development and amenity, by causing social problems,...

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