Cover

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Title Page, Copyright

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pp. i-vi

Contents

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p. vii

List of Maps and Tables

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p. ix

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Preface

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pp. xi-xiii

JERUSALEM, and how it has developed as an Arab-Jewish city under Israeli sovereignty and control, is the major topic of this study. Throughout the analysis we show how members of these two opposed groups, Arabs and Jews, have responded to the new conditions of living together within...

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1. Jerusalem between Past and Present

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pp. 3-31

THIS IS A BOOK about Arabs and Jews in contemporary Jerusalem. It is an inquiry into the patterns of relationship)—social, economic, and political— that emerged in Jerusalem between Jews and Arabs in the more than two decades since the entire city was brought under Israeli...

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2. A Tale of Two City Sides: Spatial Division Within a United City

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pp. 32-62

THE FIRST STEP in this analysis of contemporary Jerusalem is a consideration of how urban space is organized and used. This is a cardinal issue: the spatial pattern arranges Jews and Arabs into particular configurations, and it is therefore important to examine the ways in which this...

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3. Living Along the Ethnic Border

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pp. 63-98

THE PREVIOUS CHAPTER presented an overall view of how Jerusalem's space has been divided between Jews and Arabs. The patterns that were depicted referred mainly to physical features, and to how territory was selectively perceived, used, and contested. In the present...

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4. Employment Relations: The Integration of a Divided Labor Market

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pp. 99-125

WE TURN NEXT to the economic dimensions of post-1967 Jerusalem. The contemporary pattern of Jewish-Arab labor relationships must be considered against the background of the different economic conditions existing in the two parts of the divided city prior to reunification. These...

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5. Working Together

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pp. 126-146

JERUSALEM IS, as we have been emphasizing, a deeply divided city. Boundaries of various kinds continue to separate Jews and Arabs. However, as demonstrated in the previous chapter, if there is one single realm in which they intersect actively with one another, it is in...

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6. Public Functions and Private Businesses

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pp. 147-172

THE NATURE of daily coexistence between Jews and Arabs in Jerusalem can be further illustrated by examining the patterns of public service distribution and economic interaction in the marketplace. To what extent do the two communities, living within a common urban space, share...

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7. Contacts in a Hospital Setting

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pp. 173-189

JERUSALEM'S HOSPITALS are especially interesting places for studying interethnic encounters. While, in keeping with the now-familiar pattern, Jews rarely if ever enter Arab hospitals, large numbers of Arab patients and employees are daily present in Jewish hospitals. Like...

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8. The Political Process: Politics in a Divided City

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pp. 190-219

GOVERNING JERUSALEM as a Jewish-Arab city raises a series of complicated problems. The conflicts are deep and obvious: Jerusalem Arabs consider themselves to be in a condition of military conquest by Israeli forces, while Jews think of "united Jerusalem" as an Israeli...

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9. Between Conflict and Accommodation: Trends, Comparisons, Conclusions

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pp. 220-243

MORE THAN TWENTY YEARS have elapsed since Jerusalem was reunited under Israeli rule. This time span is actually longer than the pre-1967 period when the city was divided by walls and barbed wire. What began in 1967 as a sudden, startling conquest has become, for many,...

References

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pp. 245-248

Index

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pp. 249-258

Further Reading

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p. 259