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The kibbutz : awakening from Utopia

Author: Daniel Gavron
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Through distinguished journalist Daniel Gavron's revealing portraits of ten kibbutzim we hear the voices both of the veterans who are witnessing the collapse of their dream and of the youngsters who have rejected the vision of their parents. The author also analyzes the economic collapse that triggered the changes and the failure of the unique kibbutz education system to perpetuate communal values. The opening and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Gavron
ISBN: 0847695263 9780847695263
OCLC Number: 42892213
Description: xvi, 295 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Howard Fast --
Introduction: Uncertain Future --
Pt. I. What Happened? 1. Degania: Starting Out. 2. Givat Brenner: Flagship in Stormy Seas. 3. Hasolelim: Repairs in Midflight. 4. Neve Yam: Surviving Collapse. 5. Hatzerim: Proving It Can Work --
Pt. II. What Went Wrong? 6. The Collapse of 1985. 7. The Limits of Education --
Pt. III. Faces of the Future. 8. Maagan Michael: Divorce Settlement. 9. Kfar Ruppin: Capitalist Kibbutz. 10. Ein Tzurim: No Immunity. 11. Tamuz: Urban Commune. 12. Samar: Touching Utopia.
Responsibility: Daniel Gavron.

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