Overview:Sport, Politics and Society in the Land of Israel: Past and Present - The state of Israel is a home for a widely diverse population from many different ethnic, religious, cultural and social backgrounds; a new society with ancient roots, which is still coalescing and developing today. Israeli sport, maybe more than any other cultural phenomenon, has changed radically since the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948. Over the past six decades, Israeli sport has evolved from an amateur hobby of a few 'sports freaks', to a passion of the masses. The transformation to a major cultural phenomenon is the result of general developments in Israeli and international society. The aim of the book is to shed light on those processes that shaped the Israeli sport arena. Following the steps of numerous research perspectives, that considers sports as "text" within a socio-historical context, this book deals with the development of Israeli sports in Palestine and, later, the State of Israel as a text (or a narrative) which was contingent on the socio-historical context.In seeking to comprehend these processes, this book is divided into three parts. The Palestine period, the early stage of statehood, and the "matured" period which began in and around the early 1980s. Each period is narrated by the major participants and the major political-economical parameters which, as it is argued, shaped Israeli sport. This book was published as a special issue of the Israeli Affairs.

This book is on page /0fb06c92acf561788291222b8bb2eff7/book/1603725649-9781138982826. It was written by the following authors: Yair Galily, Amir Ben-Porat, Paul Harrison. Book Sport, Politics and Society in the Land of Israel: Past and Present, which can be read online, published by the company: Black and White Publishing, Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Education, Sports Books, Biography, Society, Politics, True Stories. The book was published on 2016-08-01 00:00:00. It has 166 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 454 g. File for download Sport, Politics and Society in the Land of Israel: Past and Present has PDF format and is called sport-politics-and-society-in-the-land-of-israel-past-and-present.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our poumm.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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