The Jewish-Arab city: spatio-politics in a mixed community

Haim Yacobi

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Mixed city is a term widely used in Israel to describe areas occupied by both Jewish and Arab communities. In a critical examination of such cities, the author shows how a clear spatial and mental division exists between Arabs and Jews in Israel, and how the occurrence of such communities is both exceptional and involuntary. Looking at Jewish-Arab relations in Israel in the context of the built environment, it is argued that there are complex links between socio-political relations and the production of contested urban space. The case study of one particular Jewish-Ar
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages147
ISBN (Electronic)9780203879696
ISBN (Print)0203879694, 0415445000, 978-0415445009
StatePublished - 2009

Publication series

NameRoutledge studies on the Arab-Israeli conflict

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences (all)


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