An American Political Scientist in Israel: From Athens to by Paul Eidelberg PDF

By Paul Eidelberg

ISBN-10: 0739148907

ISBN-13: 9780739148907

An American Political Scientist in Israel recounts the author's conferences with a few of Israel's political and highbrow leaders after he immigrated to Israel in 1976. His ebook finds, for the 1st time, the unsuitable mentality of those elites and the way this impacts their overseas coverage. As a political scientist and scholar of the America's Founding Fathers, he offers a certified critique of Israel's ideological and institutional flaws. Eidelberg additionally presents an in depth account of Israel's monetary and technological contribution to the U.S.. opposite to traditional opinion, buck for buck, the us gets extra from Israel than Israel gets from the U.S.! ultimately, Eidelberg bargains a therapy for Israel's woes. He first exhibits that even though Israel, is a democracy from a sociological point of view, it's not a democracy from a political-institutional viewpoint. not just does Israel lack a written structure with institutional assessments and balances, yet individuals of the legislature will not be separately in charge to the citizens in constituency elections. working in Israel isn't consultant govt rather a lot as multi-party cupboard executive ruled via the major minister. Eidelberg has for this reason drafted a structure that empowers the folks and is in step with easy Judaic principles.

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