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From Jewish Sentiments to Rational Exhortations

Battle Missives in the Israel Defense Forces

Netta Galnoor

personal benefits ( Levy et al. 2010 ). Since the late 1990s, the IDF has become a market-controlled military, embracing management approaches that prioritize cost-effectiveness calculations ( Levy 2009b ). Israeli battle missives reveal how real

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Ben Herzog

considerations on the construction of the citizenship laws in Israel. I endeavor to illustrate the relationship between pragmatic calculations and ethical judgments as legislators deliberated on the formulation of the citizenship laws. Citizenship scholars

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Ian S. Lustick

-economic pressures were entirely secondary to political calculations. Both the settlers and their governmental allies were stunned by the Yamit evacuation, including Gush Emunim’s failure to stop it. They were forced by this defeat to conclude that it was no longer

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Israel’s Innovative Young Adults Lists

Robust Participation in Institutional Municipal Politics

Zvi Hadar, Fany Yuval, and Rebecca Kook

Bessant (2018) point to similar motivations for young people's non-institutional political activism. The emotions evinced by YAL leaders when explaining their political involvement are a far cry from the rational processes of cost-benefit calculation

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The End Point of Zionism

Ethnocentrism and the Temple Mount

Tomer Persico

is a divine commandment imposed on each and every one [of the Jews]. Not so the matter of the Temple Mount. This is of another order of calculations, with esoteric issues that we do not understand” ( H. Segal 1987: 232 ). This approach was the simple

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Oded Haklai, Ronnie Olesker, Mira Sucharov, Ehud Eiran, and Ian S. Lustick

Lustick's optimism that “the democratization of the state will occur” (148) with “the enthusiastic support of the international community” (149). The region is already opening to Israel as realist calculations overshadow normative and identity

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Kaloyan Haralampiev and Georgi Dimitrov

1 Spearman’s rank correlation coefficients between initial indicators and the total rank (in descending order) Indicator Spearman’s correlation Source: Our own calculation based on data taken from statistical factsheets for each

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Post-Conflict Dynamics in Bosnia-Herzegovina: Identities, Nationalization, and Missing Bodies

Katerina Seraïdari

the decision to keep one’s distance involve, to a certain degree, rational calculations of costs and benefits. However, the fact that violence inaugurates a period of limited choices must also be taken into account: “The wartime politics of identity

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Women and development in Vietnam

Caught between social tradition and economic globalization

Khuat Thu Hong

many women to follow sex selection practices in order to produce at least one son. Women apply various methods ranging from strict diets, sex positions, ovulation calculation, and selective abortion for gender preference. These practices have led to the

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Fighting Fire with Fire

Resistance to Transitional Justice in Bahrain

Ciara O’Loughlin

implications of doing so, her theory assumes that determining when justice has or has not been “hijacked” is a fairly straightforward calculation. Unlike resistance by spoilers and those critical of transitional justice as western imperialism, manipulation is