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Israeli coalition governments

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dc.contributor.author Salamey, Imad
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-29T12:04:15Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-29T12:04:15Z
dc.date.copyright 2003 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/8395
dc.description.abstract This doctoral dissertation identifies key aspects that have contributed to the formation and duration of Israeli coalition governments. Most importantly, it differentiates between two historical periods that have shaped Israeli coalition politics. Prior to the 1967 Arab-Israeli War and the election of the 7th Israeli Knesset in 1969, Israeli political parties formed consensual and inclusive coalitions in response to economic, immigration, and external pressures. Low levels of party competition and the dominance of Mapai in the Israeli Knessets further contributed to the formation of large alliances. Post-1969, following the gradual decline of Labor’s electoral dominance, Israeli parties became further polarized and more competitive. External, economic, and immigration pressures, in addition to increased party competition, undermined consensual coalition formations. These factors were also relevant to the durability of alliances. Deteriorating economic, immigration, and external conditions as well as increased party competition have contributed to the shortfall of coalitions. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Israeli coalition governments en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.title.subtitle formation and duration (1949-1999) en_US
dc.author.degree PHD en_US
dc.author.school SAS en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200603434 en_US
dc.author.department Social Sciences en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.description.physdesc xii, 325 p. ill en_US
dc.author.advisor Pearson, Fred
dc.description.bibliographiccitations Includes bibliographical references en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Salamey, I. (2003). Israeli Coalition Governments: Formation and Duration (1949-1999). en_US
dc.author.email imad.salamey@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/thesis.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/oa_dissertations/1366/ en_US
dc.publisher.institution Wayne State University en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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