Dedication Acknowledgements List of Tables List of Figures Preface Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Methods: Ethnography and Case Study Chapter 3. Beyond Political Culture Chapter 4. Symbolic Dimensions of Politics: Political Ritual and Ceremonial Chapter 5. The Politics of Collective Identity: Contested Israeli Nationalisms Chapter 6. Democratization in Deeply Divided Societies: The Netherlands, India, and Israel Chapter 7. Camp David Rashomon: Contested Interpretations of the Israel/Palestine Peace Process Chapter 8. What Can Political Scientists Learn About Civil Society From Anthropologists? Chapter 9. Homo Sovieticus and Vernacular Knowledge Chapter 10. Conclusions Bibliography
Myron J. Aronoff is Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Anthropology, and Jewish Studies at Rutgers University and Visiting Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Michigan. He is the recipient of the 2013 AIS-Isreael Institute Lifetime Achievement Award. Jan Kubik is Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University and also serves as a Recurring Visiting Professor of Sociology, Center for Social Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw.
"What a welcome book! Myron J. Aronoff and Jan Kubik, two erudite, widely read, and innovative scholars, have provided an insightful and much-needed map that charts the terrain linking politics and culture. This intervention into a long-standing conversation about the boundaries of the 'political' will stimulate students for years to come. " * Ed Schatz, University of Toronto