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Uniform Title Beḥirot be-Yiśraʼel, 1999. English
Title The elections in Israel, 1999 / edited by Asher Arian and Michal Shamir in conjunction with the Israel Democracy Institute
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2002


Description 1 online resource (297 pages) : illustrations
Series SUNY series in Israeli studies
SUNY series in Israeli studies.
Contents Candidates, parties, and blocs / Asher Arian and Michal Shamir -- Were voters strategic? / Paul R. Abramson and John H. Aldrich -- Split-ticket voting in the 1996 and 1999 elections / Dana Arieli-Horowitz -- Social cleavages among non-Arab voters: a new analysis / Michael Shalev and Sigal Kis -- The continuing electoral success of Shas: a cultural division of labor analysis / Yoav Peled -- Israel as an ethnic state: the Arab vote / Asʼad Ghanem and Sarab Ozacky-Lazar -- The "Russian" revolution in Israeli politics / Zvi Gitelman and Ken Goldstein -- The triumph of polarization / Daphna Canetti, Howard L. Frant and Ami Pedahzur -- Barak, one: one Israel, zero, or, how labor won the prime ministerial race and lost the Knesset elections / Gideon Doron -- The Likud's campaign and the headwaters of defeat / Jonathan Mendilow -- The appearance of the center party in the 1999 elections / Nathan Yanai -- Candidate selection in a sea of changes: unsuccessfully trying to adapt? / Gideon Rahat -- Struggles over the electoral agenda: the elections of 1996 and 1999 / Gabriel Weimann and Gadi Wolfsfeld
Summary Annotation Arian (political science, City U. of New York) and Shamir (political science, Tel Aviv U.) introduce the candidates, parties, and blocs which culminated in Barak's 1999 landslide victory over Israeli prime minister Netanyahu. A dozen other views analyze aspects of elections to the 15th Knesseth including strategic voting, split-ticket voting, and Russian immigrants' pivotal role. Published in conjunction with the Israel Democracy Institute, where Arian is a senior fellow. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Israel. Keneset -- Elections, 1999
Israel. Keneset.
Elections -- Israel
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Elections.
Politics and government
Israel -- Politics and government -- 1993-
Form Electronic book
Author Arian, Alan.
Shamir, Michal, 1951-
Makhon ha-Yiśreʼeli le-demoḳraṭyah
ISBN 0585463999