Israel's Arab Citizens: The Continuing Struggle

  title={Israel's Arab Citizens: The Continuing Struggle},
  author={Mark A. Tessler and Audra K. Grant},
  journal={The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  pages={113 - 97}
  • M. Tessler, Audra K. Grant
  • Published 1 January 1998
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
Israel is a democracy, and its Palestinian Arab citizens enjoy full legal and political rights. Yet Israel is also a Jewish state, and a state that, in addition, has long been at war with the Arab world. The circumstances of Israel's Arabs have also been shaped by the conditions under which the country gained independence, following a war that left in Israel a Palestinian remnant that was impoverished, fragmented, and leaderless. Within this context, Israel's Palestinian citizens have been… 
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