Arabs in the Jewish State: Israel's Control of a National Minority

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Arabs in the Jewish State: Israel's Control of a National Minority

By Ian Lustick
University of Texas Press, 1980
385 pp. $19.95
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More than a descriptive account of the status of the Arabs in Israel (not including the Occupied Territories), this penetrating study by an American scholar looks closely at the means by which Israel maintains control (isolating the Arabs, keeping them economically dependent, and coopting the Arab elites), and also points to the ultimate political choices which may have to be made when the Arabs are no longer so quiescent.