Israel in the Modern Middle East (JCTC2607)
UNIT OF STUDY
Israel's position in the modern Middle East and the wider world from state formation to the present has been shaped by social, political and economic processes. Study these processes in the context of the nature of Israeli society and the major foreign policy decisions taken by Israeli leaders. Topics to be studied include: the genesis and development of Zionism, democracy and religion in Modern Israel, post-Zionism, the role of the Holocaust in Israel, Jerusalem and the settlements.
Further unit of study information
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x2000wd Essay (30%), 1x500wd synopsis of tutorial paper (20%), 1x2hr exam (40%), and Tutorial participation (10%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
12 Junior credit points in one of of (Jewish Civilisation, Thought and Culture, or Studies in Religion, or History, or Ancient History)
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