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Communicating Security : Civil-Military Relations in Israel, Hardback Book

Communicating Security : Civil-Military Relations in Israel Hardback

Edited by Udi (Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel) Lebel


This book analyzes the changes and tendencies expressed in the relation between army and society in Israel. Since its inception, Israel has been defined as a nation in arms, a public space in which the security needs became central and, to a great extent, dictated the agenda and functioning of all the public arenas operating in it. The theoretical investigation is accompanied by case study illustrations of special instances related to the nexus between:security and societysecurity and politicsthe army and the mediathe army and public relationssecurity and culturebereavement and commemorationsocial motivation to serve in the armythe army and foreign policy. Lebel explores the connection between the military and culture in Israel against the backdrop of globalization, individualism, liberalism, and social burn-out in the face of survival and change.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 250 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Politics & government
  • ISBN: 9780415373401



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