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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Moral judgments of the Israeli West Bank barrier by secular Israelis

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

SCHNELL I. (1) ;
(1) Geography and Human Environment Dept., Univ., Tel Aviv, ISRAEL

Abstract

This article examines the moral judgments of the Israeli West Bank barrier by secular Israelis. Legitimization of the barrier is based on dehumanization of the Palestinians. of moral judgment concerning the barrier. Legitimization of the barrier is based on dehumanization of the Palestinians. This trend is especially strong among rightists in the Israeli political spectrum who are more likely to withdraw to authoritative forms of moral judgment than leftists. The worldview that allows for the withdrawal to authoritative moral judgments that justify the barrier tend to victimize the Israelis and dehumanize the Palestinians. Such a world view serves as a mean to maintain positive self image while managing a contractible conflict

Source

Article of periodic

published at : GeoJournal / ISSN 0343-2521 / CODEN GEOJDQ

Editor : Springer, Heidelberg - ALLEMAGNE (1977)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 79, no5 [pp. 619-633]

Bibliographic references : 74 ref.

Collation : fig., tabl., cartes

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17887

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