Civil–Military Relations in Israel

Civil–Military Relations in Israel

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This book, a collection of essays in honor of Stuart Cohen, examines a variety of issues in civil-military relations (CMR) in Israel and abroad. Beyond honoring Cohena€™s work, this collection makes a substantial contribution to the field for a number of reasons. First, it brings together prominent scholars from different disciplines in the field, from both Israel and abroad, sketching its boundaries. The chapters in the collection deal with a variety of issues, theoretical and empirical, including topics that are usually neglected in English works, such as the control the military in Israel has on building construction permits in the civilian sector and the relations between the security establishment and the judicial system. Other chapters offer new theoretical perspectives such as the context within which Israeli CMR should be examined, and a more general look at the focus of CMR. Second, it gives non-Hebrew speaking scholars and laypersons alike a better idea of what the main issues in the field of civil-military relations in Israel are today. This book will allow university professors and laypersons to access quality scholarship while still offering a broad spectrum of topics.Essays in Honor of Stuart A. Cohen Elisheva Rosman-Stollman, Aharon Kampinsky ... A good example of an instance in which the ISC compelled the politician branches to make a decision is provided by the judgment in The Public Committeeanbsp;...

Title:Civil–Military Relations in Israel
Author:Elisheva Rosman-Stollman, Aharon Kampinsky
Publisher:Lexington Books - 2014-08-14


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