Iscuss the role of the militarism in Israeli politics and society.

Required reading:
Ben Eliezer, Uri. 1995. A Nation-in-Arms: State, Nation, and Militarism in Israels First Yearsa?, Comparative Studies in Society and History 37 (2): 264-285. Online journal.
Bar-or, Amir. 2010. a?The Making of Israelas Political-Security Culturea?. In Militarism and Israeli Society, Edited by Gabriel Sheffer and Oren Barak. Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press. E-book.
Kimmerling, Baruch, Clash of Identities: Explorations in Israeli and Palestinian Societies, New York: Columbia University Press, 2008. Chapter 7. E-book.
Further reading:
Ben Eliezer, Uri, The Making of Israeli Militarism, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998.
Kimmerling, Baruch. 2008. Clash of Identities: Explorations in Israeli and Palestinian Societies. Chichester: Columbia University Press.
Kimmerling, Baruch, The invention and Decline of Israeliness, State, Society and the Military, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001.
Levy, Yagil, Israelas Materialist Militarism, Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2007.