Author: Arie Krampf
Institution: Ben Gurion University of the Negew (Israel)
Year of publication: 2018
Source: Show
Pages: 227–241
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PDF: ppsy/47-2/ppsy2018205.pdf

Since the early 2000s, Israel has adhered to a particularly virulent strain of economic neoliberalism which has led to an unprecedented rise in nationwide levels of poverty and inequality. Attempts to explain this phenomenon have ignored a key aspect: The need of Israel – and especially its right-wing governments – to create an economic reality that reduces the pressure Israel faces from the international community in the wake of its continued occupation of the territories.


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