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Author Pedahzur, Ami.

Title The Israeli response to Jewish extremism and violence : defending democracy / Ami Pedahzur.

Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2002.

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 UniM Bail  322.1095694 PEDA    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 198 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series New approaches to conflict analysis.
New approaches to conflict analysis.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book looks at the theoretical issue of how a democracy can defend itself from those wishing to subvert or destroy it, without being required to take measures that would impinge upon the basic principles of the democratic idea, such as human rights, freedom of speech, and the freedom to form political organizations. In this book institutional and social frameworks are incorporated into the discussion of the 'paradox' in an attempt to provide an answer to the question: is there a golden path which can reconcile between the democratic polity's need to defend itself and, at the same time, maintain responsibility to protect and safeguard the basic right of its citizens?
Subject Democracy -- Israel.
Jewish radicals -- Israel.
Israel -- Politics and government.
ISBN 0719063728 £45.00