The Department of Sociology and Anthropology
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Scientific Articles


In Refereed Journals:

  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1985) Themes in the economy of Sinai Bedouin in the 19th and 20th centuries. International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 17: 211-228


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1992) An Acre is an acre is an acre? Differentiated attitudes to social space and territory on the Jewish-Arab urban frontier in Israel. Urban Anthropology Vol. 21 no. 1:67-89.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1992) Trust and the Attribution of Rationality: Inverted Roles Amongst Palestinian Arabs and Jews in Israel. Man (N.S.) 27 No. 3:517-537


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1993) Oriental Nostalgia: How the Palestinians Became ‘Israel’s Arabs’. Teorya Uvikoret No 4:141-152 (Hebrew).


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1994b) The Visualization of National Narrative of Space: Two Photographic Representations of Eretz Yisrael / Palestine. Visual Anthropology, Vol. no. 6: 381-393


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1994c) The Common Memory of Loss: Political Mobilization Amongst Palestinian Citizens of Israel. Journal of Anthropological Research Vol. 50:27-44


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1994d) To Sell Or Not To Sell? Theory Versus Practice, Public Versus Private, and the Failure of Liberalism: the Case of Israel and its Palestinian Citizens. American Ethnologist 21(4):823-840


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1995) The Twisting Journey for the Rescue of Brown Women. Teorya Uvikoret vol 7:1-15 (in Hebrew).


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1996) Development and Underdevelopment in Um al-Fah_m. Hamizrah Hehadash (In Hebrew).


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1999) Uri Davis. In Adi Ofir (ed.) 50 to 48 – Special Issue of Teorya Uvikoret : pp. 169-179  (in Hebrew).


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1999) Ethnic Minorities Inside Out: Palestinians in Israel as a Trapped Minority’ MESS Vol. 3: pp.237-248 .


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2000) The Forgotten Option: Communal Urban Housing Estates in Israel. Teorya Uvikoret Vol 16: 101-127 (In Hebrew).


  1. 13. Rabinowitz, Dan (2000) Postnational Palestine/Israel?: Globalization, Transnationalism, and the Isreali-Palestine Conflict. Critical Inquiry, 26 (summer 2000):757-772.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan, Sliman Khawalde (2000) Demilitarized Then Dispossessed: The Kirad Bedouins of the Hula Valley in the Context of Syrian-Israeli Relations. International Journal of Middle East Studies Vol. 32:511-530.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2000) Fifty Years, Five Crossings, More to Come: The Kirad Bedouins of Galilee and the Israeli-Syrian Border, 1948-1998. Etnologia Europaea Vol 30 no. 2:101-110.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2001) Natives With Jackets and Degrees: Othering, Objectification and the Role of Palestinians in the Co-Existence Field in  Israel. Social Anthropology Vol 9 no. 1:65-80.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2001) Strife in Nazareth: Struggle over the Religious meaning of Place. Ethnography Vol 2 no. 1: 93-113.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2001) The Palestinian Citizens of Israel, the Concept of Trapped Minority and the Discourse of Transnationalism in Anthropology. Ethnic and Racial Studies Vol. 24 1;64-85


  1. Sliman Khawalde and Dan Rabinowitz (2002) Race from the Bottom of the Tribe that Never was: Segmentary Narratives amongst the Ghawarna of Galilee. Journal of Anthropological Research, Vol 58:225-243.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2002) Oriental Othering and National Identity: A Review of Early Israeli Anthropological Studies of Palestinians. Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power Vol 9:305-325.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2003) Borders and Their Discontents: Israel’s Green Line, Arabness and Unilateral Separation. European Studies: A Journal of European Culture, History and Politics, Vol 19:217-231


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2004) Building a Fence, Constructing an Identity: Unilateral Separation and the Israeli Mainstream. AJAMES Vol 19 no. 2 Special Issue: Palestine and Jerusalem.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2005) Belated Occupation, Advanced Militarization: Edward Said’s Critique of the Oslo Process Revised. Critical Inquiry, Vol. 31 no. 2 Winter 2005:505-511.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2008) ‘The Arabs Just Left’: Othering and the Construction of Self Amongst Jews in Haifa Pre and Post 1948. Chapter 2 in: Soziale Welte, Special Issue 2005/2006: The Reality of Cities. Editors: Helmuth Berking and Martina Löw. 121-132.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan and Daniel Monterescu (2008) Reconfiguring the “Mixed Town”: Urban Transformations of Ethnonational Relations in Palestine and Israel International Journal of Middle east Studies, Vol. 40 no 2:195–226


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2008) The Climate Crisis: Confusion in the Social Sciences. Review essay. Teorya Uvikoret 33:216-225 (Hebrew).


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2010) The Right to Refuse: Abject Theory and the Return of Palestinian Refugees. Critical Inquiry, Winter 2010: 495-516.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2010) Ostrom, the Commons, and the anthropology of ‘earthlings’ and their atmosphere. Focaal Vol. 57:104-108.


  1. Furani, Khaled and Dan Rabinowitz (2011). The Ethnographic Arriving of Palestine. Annual review of Anthropolgy, Vol. 40:474-491.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2012) Climate Injustice: CO2 from Domestic Electricity Consumption and Private Car Use by Income Decile. Environmental Justice 5(1): 38-46.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2012) Residual Residential Space as Commons. International Journal of the Commons, Vol 6 No. 2:302-318.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2013) In-country Disparities in Green House Gas Emissions and their Significance for Politicizing a Future Global Climate Pact. Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Vol 14 No 1:173-189


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2014) Resistance and the City. History and Anthropology 25,4:472-487


  1. Dan Rabinowitz (2015) Current Anthropology Comment on Emily McKee ‘s Trash Talk: Interpreting Morality and Disorder in Negev/Naqab Landscapes. Current Anthropology, Vol 56, No. 5:750-752


  1. Dan Rabinowitz (2016) Current Anthropology Comment on Ulf Hannerz’s Writing Futures: An Anthropologist’s View of Global Scenarios . Current Anthropology, Vol 56 No 6: 816-818.


  1. Dan Rabinowitz (2016) Response to Virginia Dominguez’s Preface: On Anthropology in Israel. American Anthropologist Vol 118 No. 1:150-152.


  1. Guy Milman and Dan Rabinowitz (2017) Food Consumption and Environmental Justice: Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Food Consumption in Israel by Socio-Economic Standing. Israeli Sociology Vol 18 no. 2.




In Edited Collections:

  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1994a) Religious Revival, Fundamentalism and Religious Radicalism amongst the Muslim Citizens of Israel. In Rabinowitz, D. (ed.) Voices in the Background. Tel-Aviv: Centre for Educational Technology: pp. 41-47 (In Hebrew)


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1997) In and out of territory: Metaphors of Terrestrial Space among Palestinian Arabs in Natzerat Illit, Northern Israel. In E. Ben-Ari and Y. Bilu (eds.) Grasping Land: Space and Place in Contemporary Israeli Discourse and Experience. NY: SUNY press: pp. 177-202


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1998) National Identity on the Frontier: Palestinians in the Israeli Education System. Chapter 6 in: Donnan, Hastings and Thomas Wilson (eds.) Border Identities. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: pp. 142-161


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1998) The Frontiers of Urban Mix. In: Yiftachel, Oren and A. Meir (eds.) Ethnic Frontiers in Israel: Peripheral Development and Group Inequalities. Boulder: Westview: pp. 69-86.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2001) De-Toqueville in Um Al-Fah_m. In Ofir, Adi and Peled Yoav (eds.) Israel – From Mobilized Society to Civil Society Hakibbutz Hameukhad and Van-Leer Jerusalem Foundation: 350-361 (In Hebrew).


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2001) End of Conflict or Recycled Violence? In Adi Ofir (ed.) Real-Time: the Al-Aqsa Intifada and the Israeli Left. Jerusalem: Keter Publishers: pp. 32-45 (in Hebrew).


  1. Rabinowitz Dan (2003), Writing against the State: Transnationalism and the Epistemology of Minority Studies, With Special Reference to Israel. In Adriana Kemp, David Newman, Uri Ram and Oren Yiftachel, (eds.) Israelis in Conflict: Sussex Academic Press: pp. 81-97.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2005) Indict Sharon: Enough Said? Enough Done? In John Borneman (ed.) The Case of Ariel Sharon and the Fate of Universal Jurisdiction. Princeton: Institute for Transregional Studies. Pp: 103-115


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2006) The Trans Israel Highway and the Israeli Sect of Nature. In Hana Herzog (ed.) Silence of the Knowing. Jerusalem: Van-Leer Jerusalem Foundation. (Hebrew) pp 133-144


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2007) The Arabs Just Left: Othering and the Construction of Self amongst Jews in Haifa before and after 1948. In: Monterescu, Daniel and Dan Rabinowitz (eds.) Mixed Towns, Trapped Communities: Historical Narratives, Spatial Dynamics, Gender Relations and Cultural Encounters in Palestinian-Israeli Towns. London: Ashgate. pp: 51-65. (Advanced version of item 47 above).


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan and Daniel Monterescu (2007) Introduction: The Transformation of Urban Mix in Palestine/Israel in the Modern Era. In: Monterescu, Daniel and Dan Rabinowitz (eds.) Mixed Towns, Trapped Communities: Historical Narratives, Spatial Dynamics, Gender Relations and Cultural Encounters in Palestinian-Israeli Towns. London: Ashgate. pp: 1-33


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2007) Beyond Recognition: Staggered Limited Return of Palestinians into Israel. In: Benvenisti, Eyal, Haim Ganz and Seri Hanafi (eds.) Israel and the Palestinian Refugees. Heidelberg: Max Plank Institute. Pp: 411-433


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2007) Trans Israel, Excluding Yishmael: Highway 6 as an Exclusionary Mechanism. In Cohen, Shelly (ed.) Separation: The Politics of Space in Israel. Tel-Aviv: Hargol  (Hebrew) pp: 176-191


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan and S.N. Eisenstadt (2007) On Israeli Social Science and Judaic Studies. In Herzog, H., Tal Kohavi and Shimshon Zelnimer (eds.) Generations, Spaces, Identities. Jerusalem: Van-Leer Jerusalem Foundations. pp 481-529. (Hebrew)


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2008) Israel and the Palestinian Refugees. In: Johnston, Barbara Rose, and Susan slyomovics (editors) Waging War and Making Peace: Reparations and Human Rights. Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press. pp: 225-240


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2008) Introduction to the Hebrew edition of: Colbert, Elizabeth Fieldnotes from a Catastrophe. Tel-Aviv: Hakibutz Hameukhad. pp: 7-15


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2008) Neither Private Nor Public: Common Space in Residential Buildings in Israel as Commonly Managed Property. In: Cohen, Shelly and Tula Amir (eds.) Residential Patterns in Israel. Tel-Aviv: Hargol. (Hebrew) pp: 144-163.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan and Johnny Mansour (2012) Historicizing Climate: Haifawis and Haifo’ím Remembering the winter of 1950. In: Mahmoud Yazbak and Yifat Maoz (eds)  Haifa Before and After 1948: Narratives of a Mixed City. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Republic of Letters.   


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2012) Identity, the State and Borderline Disorder. In: Donan, Hastings and Tom Wilson (eds.) The Blackwell Companion to Border Studies. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.




Papers Presented at Scientific Meetings and Published in Proceedings :


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1999) Democracy and the Politics of Identity in Israel.  Van-Leer Occasional Papers on Social and Political Issues in Israel (in Hebrew). Pp. 74-81.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2002) Borders as a Strainer: The New Urban Space of Tel-Aviv. In Efrat, Zvi (ed.) Borderlinedisorder: Catalog of the Israeli Pavilion, The 8th International Architecture Exhibition, Venezia. Jerusalem: Ministry of Science, Culture and Sport: pp. 36-39.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2005) The Return of the Right of Return: The Palestinian Diaspora and the Political Process in the Middle-East in Theoretical Perspective. JCAS Symposium Series No. 17:39-52). Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2005) Disentangling Nationalizing Projects and Sustainable Development: Can the Case of Israel and Palestine Provide a Model? In: Palestinian and Israeli environmental narratives. Proceedings of a conference held in association with the Middle East Environmental Futures Project, edited by Stuart Schoenfeld. York, Ontario: York Centre for International and Security Studies



  1. Other Publications:


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan and Ronen Shamir (2008) Who Got To Decide on Nadia Abu El-Haj’s. Tenure? Academe, Jan-Feb Issue.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2015) A Progressive Response to BDS. Heinrich Bell Foundation, North America.


      Reviews and Encyclopedia entries: 

  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1992) Review of Benyamin Kedar’s (1991) Looking Twice at the Land of Israel, Tel-Aviv: Ministry of Defence and Yad Ben Zvi. Haaretz Weekly Cultural Supplement.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1993) Review of Through the Veil of Exile. David Ben Schitrit’s documentary film. American Anthropologist vol. 95 no. 4:1072-4


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1994) Review of Edward Said’s (1994) The Politics of Dispossession: The Struggle for Palestinian Self Determination 1969-1993. New-York: Pantheon. Boston Globe, Sunday June 22nd.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1994) Review of Amiram Gonen (ed.) (1993) Encyclopaedia of the Peoples of the World. New-York: Holt and The Jerusalem House of Books. Haaretz Books Supplement. 16 March


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1996) Review of Stone and Zeller (eds.), Books on Israel vol. 3, SUNY press. American Ethnologist


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1997) Review of Citizenship and the State: A Comparative Study of Citizenship Legislation in Israel, Jordan, Palestine, Syria and Lebanon, By Uri Davis, Reading, NY: Ithaca Press, 1997. In Israel Social Science Research Journal, Vol. 12 No. 2:135-8.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1998) Review of Nur Masalha’s A Land Without A People: Israel, Transfer and the Palestinians 1949-96. London: Faber and Faber, 1997. In Ethnic and Racial Studies, Vol   No.  :209-210


  1. 8. Rabinowitz, Dan (1999) Review of B. Kimmerling and J. Migdal’s Palestinians: The Making of a People (Hebrew edition), Jerusalem: Keter. In Haaretz Books Supplement, March 10th (In English: Haaretz Herald Tribune Edition, March 12th).  book-review-They-were-here-before-the-conflict.pdf


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (1999) Review of Salim Tamari’s (ed.) Jerusalem 1948: The Arab Neighborhoods and their Fate in the War. Jerusalem: The Institute of Jerusalem Studies and Badil Resource Center. In Haaretz Books Supplement, September 22nd (In English: Haaretz Herald Tribune Edition, September 24th).


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2000) Review of The Object of Memory by Suzan Slyomowicz (U. of Pennsylvania Press). American Ethnologist Vol. 27 No. 2


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2001) Community Studies in Anthropology. Entry in the Anthropology section (section editor: Ulf Hannerz) of the International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (editors in chief: Neil Smelser and Paul Baltes). Pergamon Press.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2005) Review of An Aesthetic Occupation: The Immediacy of Architecture and the Palestine Conflict. By Daniel Bertrand Monk Duke University Press 2002. Journal of Palestine Studies.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2005) Review of Words and Stones. By Daniel Lefkowitz. Oxford University Press 2004. Middle East Journal.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2006) Review of Society and Economy in Israel: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Edited by: Avi Bareil, Danny Gotwein, Tuvia Freeling. Ben Gurion University. Haaretz Review of Books, 16 May 2006


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2007) Environmental Inequality. In the Lexicon of Inequality (editors: Uri Ram and Nitza Berkowitz). In Hebrew.


  1. Rabinowitz, Dan (2014) Community Studies in Anthropology. Entry in the Anthropology section (section editor: Ulf Hannerz) of the International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences 2nd edition (editors in chief: Neil Smelser and Paul Baltes). Pergamon Press.



         Articles in semi-academic and popular periodicals:

          Since 1984: some 45 articles in Politika, Panim, Sevivot, Tzalool, Masa Aher, Teva Ve’aretz