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Author Rozin, Orit.

Title The rise of the individual in 1950s israel : a challenge to collectivism / Orit Rozin ; translated by Haim Watzman.

Publication Info. Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press, 2011.


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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 254 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Austerity: desperate housewives and the government -- Austerity and the rule of law -- The law enforcement s -- In the city square -- Austerity tested: the local elections of 1950 -- The municipal election results and their significance -- From poll to poll: the elections for the Second Knesset -- The outcome of the elections to the Second Knesset -- Somewhere in the transit camp -- Terms of abhorrence: how old-time Israelis viewed immigrants from the Islamic World -- Parents, parenting, and children -- The construction of a collective: relations between immigrants and old-time Israelis. 000.
Summary A provocative history of Israeli society in the 1950s that demonstrates how a voluntarist collectivism gave way to an individualist ethos.
Subject Individualism -- Political aspects -- Israel -- History -- 20th century.
Collectivism -- Political aspects -- Israel -- History -- 20th century.
Israel -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Israel -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Israel -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Israel -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Social Psychology.
Added Author Watzman, Haim.
Added Title Ḥovat ha-ahavah ha-ḳashah. English
Other Form: Print version: Rozin, Orit. Ḥovat ha-ahavah ha-ḳashah. English. Rise of the individual in 1950s israel. Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press, 2011 (DLC) 2011030606
ISBN 1611680824 (electronic bk.)
9781611680829 (electronic bk.)
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