The course focuses on the Arab-Palestinian citizens of Israel, living within the Green-Line. This course aims to outline a comprehensive, updated, and detailed situation of the Arab-Palestinian society and their contemporary trends to integrate in vs. to separate from the Israeli society in each one of the themes explored: categorization; societal structure; politics and public sphere; discrimination / racism; education and social activity; economy; services. The course begins with an introduction to the Israeli society and politics, including contemporary changes. Thus, the course will be divided to four sections: History of the Arab society in Israel; Societal changes; Politics- national and local; Arabs and Jews in Israel.
Instructor: Rami Zeedan