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dc.contributor.authorGordon, Neveen
dc.date.accessioned2009-06-09T19:51:19Z
dc.date.available2009-06-09T19:51:19Z
dc.date.issued2009-04
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1974/1941
dc.description.abstractIn this report, Gordon argues that the “Israeli experience”, in its various manifestations, has played a pivotal role in the formation of Israel’s homeland security industry and helps explain the industry’s subsequent transformation into a global success story. But before examining how the Israeli experience has operated, he begins with a historical overview. Chapter One describes the Israeli homeland security and surveillance industry, and situates it within the Israeli economy. This is also briefly contextualized within the global security industry. Chapter Two covers the historical processes leading to the emergence of the homeland security sector in Israel, focusing on the Israeli military, the military industry and the high-tech industry. Finally, the Third Chapter explains Israel’s comparative advantage, showing how the success of this industry is intimately tied to different kinds of Israeli experiences that have been created by the security forces and military industry. An analysis of the political economy of Israel’s homeland security industry accordingly reveals that there is an economic motivation to produce and reproduce the so-called security related experiences and to diversify them. By way of conclusion, Gordon claims that the Israeli experience is perceived as extremely valuable and attractive because it manages to connect between a hyper-militaristic existence, a neoliberal economic agenda, and democracy.en
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dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherThe Surveillance Projecten
dc.relation.ispartofseriesThe New Transparency Project, Working Paperen
dc.relation.ispartofseries3en
dc.subjectIsraelen
dc.subjectHomeland securityen
dc.subjectSurveillance industryen
dc.subjectPolitical economyen
dc.titleThe Political Economy of Israel’s Homeland Securityen
dc.typeworking paperen


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