The Expanding Ethnocracy Judaization of the Public Sphere

Ghanem, As'ad
June 2011
Israel Studies Review;Jun2011, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p21
Academic Journal
The article offers the author's insights on the expansion of ethnocracy using Judaization strategy of the public sphere in Israel. The author argues that Israel cannot be categorized as democracy, but instead as ethnic state regimes, with regards to ethnicity and democracy. He says that the Judaization strategy explains the treatment of Israel to Palestinians and to its citizens. He adds that the growth anti-democratic measures against Palestinians is an indication of its decreasing democracy.


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