Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Generals in the Cabinet Room by Yoram Peri

" Generals in the Cabinet Room has been awarded the Lt. Col. Meir and Rachel Tshetshik Prize for Strategic Studies on Israel's Security by the Institute for National Security Studies at Tel Aviv University, March 2008."In what is certain to become a landmark study, Israel s foremost analyst of civil-military relations identifies and investigates a dramatic shift of power within Israel s political system. Where once the military was usually the servant of civilian politicians, today, argues Yoram Peri, generals lead the way when it comes to foreign and defense policymaking. The implications for Israeli-Palestinian relations, for Israeli democracy, and indeed for other democracies are profound."Generals in the Cabinet Room" offers unparalleled insights into the workings of Israel s military-political complex over the past fifteen years. Drawing on extensive literature (much of it in Hebrew and thus largely unknown outside of Israel) and hundreds of interviews with leading players, Peri explains how Israel s prolonged experience of low-intensity conflict and political crisis has enabled the military establishment to acquire unprecedented influence, shaping Israeli policy toward the Oslo process and the al-Aqsa intifada.Sophisticated, authoritative, and evenhanded, "Generals in the Cabinet Room" presents scholars and analysts with a new model of civil-military relations and a new depth of understanding of the Israeli case. At the same time, the volume s fluid style, colorful anecdotes, and fascinating vignettes make it accessible to a general readership. "

Buy Generals in the Cabinet Room by Yoram Peri from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781929223817
ISBN-10: 1929223811
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 159mm x 21mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: United States Institute of Peace Press
Publisher: United States Institute of Peace Press
Publish Date: 23-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Generals in the Cabinet Room by Yoram Peri

Book Reviews - Generals in the Cabinet Room by Yoram Peri

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Generals in the Cabinet Room book by Yoram Peri and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Yoram Peri

Yoram Peri, a former senior fellow at the United States Institute of Peace, is head of the Chaim Herzog Institute for Media, Politics, and Society and professor of political sociology and communication at Tel Aviv University. He was a political advisor to Yitzhak Rabin, and has been editor-in-chief of the Israeli daily Davar. His books include Between Battles and Ballots, The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, and Telepopulism.

Books By Yoram Peri

Telepopulism by Yoram Peri
Paperback, February 2004
$46.40
Rabin Memoirs by Yoram Peri
Paperback, November 1996
$59.40
Between Battles and Ballots by Yoram Peri
Paperback, June 1985
$50.36