What Counts is the Counting: Statistical Manipulation as a Solution to Israel's "Demographic Problem"

@article{Lustick2013WhatCI,
  title={What Counts is the Counting: Statistical Manipulation as a Solution to Israel's "Demographic Problem"},
  author={Ian S. Lustick},
  journal={The Middle East Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={67},
  pages={185 - 205}
}
  • Ian S. Lustick
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • The Middle East Journal
  • Seven years ago, heightened anxieties in Israel about an Arab threat to Israel's Jewish majority triggered an influential campaign to change perceptions of who is winning the demographic battle. Proposals to annex 60% or more of the West Bank are based in part on its success in persuading many Israelis and others of the nonexistence of 1 to 1.5 million "missing" Palestinians. This campaign's estimates of Arab and Jewish population for 2004 and beyond are subjected to close scrutiny, revealing… CONTINUE READING
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