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INTL0343

Contemporary Israel

Contemporary Israel: State and Society
In this course we will examine Israeli society in a period of rapid and profound transformation. Following an introductory unit, our topics will include the rise and decline of Ashkenazi hegemony; recent waves of immigration and the advent of multiculturalism; struggles over the role of religion in society; the changing character of core institutions; the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; civil rights and the democratic character of the state. Course materials will include books, articles, and films. This course is equivalent to SOAN 0343. Occasional evening screenings. 3 hrs. lect./screening
Subject:
International Studies
Department:
Prog in International Studies
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL SOC
Equivalent Courses:
SOAN0343

Sections

Fall 2012

INTL0343A-F12 Lecture (Sasson)

Fall 2010

INTL0343A-F10 Lecture (Sasson)