The Resource Iranophobia : the logic of an Israeli obsession, Haggai Ram, (electronic resource)

Iranophobia : the logic of an Israeli obsession, Haggai Ram, (electronic resource)

Label
Iranophobia : the logic of an Israeli obsession
Title
Iranophobia
Title remainder
the logic of an Israeli obsession
Statement of responsibility
Haggai Ram
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Language
eng
Summary
Israel and Iran invariably are portrayed as sworn enemies, engaged in an unending conflict with potentially apocalyptic implications. Iranophobia offers an innovative and provocative new reading of this conflict. Concerned foremost with how Israelis perceive Iran, the author steps back from all-too-common geopolitical analyses to show that this conflict is as much a product of shared cultural trajectories and entangled histories as it is one of strategic concerns and political differences. Haggai Ram, an Israeli scholar, explores prevalent Israeli assumptions about Iran to look at how these assumptions have, in turn, reflected and shaped Jewish Israeli identity. Drawing on diverse political, cultural, and academic sources, he concludes that anti-Iran phobias in the Israeli public sphere are largely projections of perceived domestic threats to the prevailing Israeli ethnocratic order. At the same time, he examines these phobias in relation to the Jewish state's use of violence in the Palestinian territories and Lebanon in the post-9/11 world. In the end, Ram demonstrates that the conflict between Israel and Iran may not be as essential and polarized as common knowledge assumes. Israeli anti-Iran phobias are derived equally from domestic anxieties about the Jewish state's ethnic and religious identities and from exaggerated and displaced strategic concerns in the era of the "war on terrorism."
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Midwest
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1960-
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Ram, Haggay
Dewey number
327.5496055
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures
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  • Social psychology
  • Electronic books
  • Iran
  • Israel
  • Iran
  • Israel
  • Iran
Target audience
adult
Label
Iranophobia : the logic of an Israeli obsession, Haggai Ram, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891685
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891685
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891685
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remote
Stock number
11891685
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Iranophobia : the logic of an Israeli obsession, Haggai Ram, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891685
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891685
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891685
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891685
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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