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Title Soldiering under occupation [electronic resource] : process of numbing among Israeli soldiers in the Al-Aqsa Intifada / Erella Grassiani.
Publication Info. New York : Berghahn Books, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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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.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780857459565 0857459562 9780857459572 0857459570 (DLC) 2012032897
ISBN 1782382291 (electronic bk.)
9781782382294 (electronic bk.)
9780857459565 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0857459562 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780857459572 (ebook)
0857459570 (ebook)
OCLC # EBC1337779
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