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Author Grassiani, Erella.

Title Soldiering under occupation [electronic resource] : processes of numbing among Israeli soldiers in the Al-Aqsa Intifada / Erella Grassiani.

Imprint New York : Berghahn Books, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xv, 148 p. : ill.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Understanding Israeli soldiers -- Israel: a militarized society -- Uprisings -- Soldiers as perpetrators -- Misbehaviour and violence -- Conclusion -- Studying soldiers -- Becoming or being a perpetrator -- Space, power, (mis)behaviour and morality -- Physical closeness and distance -- Constructed moralities in speech -- Moral disengagement and denial -- Perpetrators' accounts -- Conclusion -- Checkpoints, arrests and patrols: spaces of occupation -- Policing by soldiers: dirty work -- Checkpoints: obstruction of passage -- Arrests and 'straw widows': entering the private Palestinian domain -- Patrolling -- Conclusion -- Performing as occupiers: operational dynamics -- Routine -- Relations of power -- Tired, bored and scared: emotional, physical and cognitive numbing -- Anger, boredom, frustration and more: the emotional dimension -- Hot, cold and tired: the physical dimension -- Unclear categories and uncertainty: implications of the cognitive dimension -- Conclusion -- Blurring morals: the numbed moral competence of soldiers -- Moral professionalism -- Cognitive blurring -- Detachment: 'not thinking about it' -- Conclusion -- Morality in speech: discursive strategies of soldiers -- The minimization of moral agency -- Professionalism (miktsoayut) -- Bottom-up: soldiers' talk -- Strategic talk -- Ideology -- No need for explanation -- Critical voices: moral re-sensitizing -- Conclusion -- Conclusion -- The systemic approach: taking the Israeli case outside of its borders.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Al-Aqsa Intifada, 2000- -- Atrocities.
Soldiers -- Israel -- Social conditions.
Soldiers -- Israel -- Moral conditions.
Soldiers -- Israel -- Attitudes.
Military ethics -- Israel.
Military government -- Israel.
Human rights -- Israel.
Human rights -- West Bank.
Human rights -- Gaza Strip.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780857459565 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780857459572 (e-book)

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