A Social Psychology Perspective on The Israeli-Palestinian by Keren Sharvit, Eran Halperin

By Keren Sharvit, Eran Halperin

Due to its depth and huge results either in the community and globally, the Israeli-Palestinian clash has drawn the eye of students from a variety of disciplines, who try to clarify the motives of the clash and the explanations for the problems in resolving it. between those you will discover historians, geographers, political scientists, sociologists and others. This quantity explores the Israeli-Palestinian clash from a social psychology standpoint. on the middle of the e-book is a thought of intractable conflicts, as constructed via Daniel Bar-Tal of Tel Aviv collage, utilized to the Israeli-Palestinian clash.

Opening with an advent to the Israeli-Palestinian clash state of affairs and some chapters at the theoretical backgrounds of the construction of a societal ethos of clash, the amount then strikes to an research of the psycho-social underpinnings of the clash, whereas concluding with a dialogue of the potential of long-standing peace within the quarter. one of the subject matters integrated within the insurance are:

· identification formation in the course of clash

· The Israeli and Palestinian ethos of conflict

· the real position of Palestinian and Israeli education

· An research of the management within the Israeli-Palestinian peace process

· The demanding situations and strength in the direction of a highway to peace within the region

All participants to the quantity are pre-eminent students of the Israeli-Palestinian clash, and lots of of them have felt the effect of Bar-Tal’s formulations of their personal paintings. A wealthy source if you happen to are fans of Dr. Bar-Tal's paintings, in case you learn intractable conflicts in all its varieties, and should you have a selected curiosity within the Israeli-Palestinian clash, A Social Psychology standpoint of the Israeli-Palestinian Case bargains a close exploration of the mental underpinnings of the Israeli-Palestinian clash and the limitations to and possibilities of the peace method.

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8). This is especially true when the leadership highly adheres to conflict-supporting narratives and controls the formal 1 Societal beliefs are defined as cognitions shared by society members that address themes and issues with which society members are particularly occupied and which contribute to their sense of uniqueness (Bar-Tal, 2000; see also Oren, Chap. 8; Shaked, Chap. 9). M. il © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016 K. Sharvit, E. 1007/978-3-319-24841-7_3 31 32 M. Nasie institutions, which, in turn, impart these narratives to society members.

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When they reach the ages of 7–9, stereotypes and prejudice decline (Aboud, 1988; Bigler & Liben, 1993; Black-Gutman & Hickson, 1996; Doyle & Aboud, 1995; Nesdale & Flesser, 2001). It follows that 10-year-olds and above should manifest a further reduction in biases. However, studies that included children aged 10 and up reported a renewed elevation in prejudice (Black-Gutman & Hickson, 1996; Rutland, 1999; Teichman, 2001; Vaughan, 1987). Thus, additional factors to cognitive development affect pre- and early adolescents and reintroduce social biases.

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