Sociology & Criminology
The book describes the encounter between religious Zionism and the global phenomenon of prolonged singlehood as it is reflected in the narratives of religious single men and women.
This collection of articles, the first of its kind, presents the twelve-step program as a professional therapy implemented successfully by practitioners in a variety of settings.
How can we deal with the spread of addiction in modern Israel and its appearance in social groups that were formerly considered immune: educated, economically established families, religious and ultra-religious sectors? How is it possible to assist addict
The papers in this collection are divided into three groups according to the ways in which economic methods are applied. Part I uses the analytical tools of economics to enrich our understanding of’Jewish approaches to various activities and ’to’provide i
This book deals with legal and social aspects of Ancient Near Eastern cultures, including biblical Eretz Israel. The author's approach is multidisciplinary and humanistic, focusing on texts as a key to understanding the lives of the people who lived in th
These articles deal with some of the central issues in criminology from a broad perspective of diverse scientific disciplines, and attempt to propose solutions for the prevention of crime. Among the subjects examined are: organized crime, communit
A collection of articles on theoretical and methodological problems, Israeli popular music, and others. Based on proceedings of the George Herzog International Forum for Socio-Musical Sciences.
Five case studies of the reaction to political deviance in Israel provide the basis for a comparison with the situation in other countries, and the development of a new model of the rhetorical strategies used in the process of delegitimation.
An international group of distinguished psychologists, sociologists and educators presents original theoretical and applied chapters that enable enhanced understanding of hetero-geneous schools and provide ways of improving education for all children in t
Research in Hebrew reading based on critical analysis of its development, problems, different reading methods and their achievements. The author concentrates on the relationship between the spoken language and the written word: between decipherment and un
What are the issues that tend to generate tension in Jewish political life? How have the consequent communal struggles been resolved in the past, and how are they treated today? The essays in this volume address these and allied questions by analysing var
The book examines the characteristics of the strike in Israel and the interrelationship between its specific patterns and the contextual economic activity. With numerous tables and graphs.
The theme of this volume is social differentiation relating to ethnic and religious diversity in Israeli society. The book examines the methods of narrowing the polarization in Israeli society that derives from these differences.