Contemporary Jewry

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 19–42 | Cite as

The impact of national characteristics on local citizen participation: A developmental research framework applied to Israel

  • Efraim Ben-Zadok


Jewish Community Political Culture Local Planning National Characteristic Citizen Participation 
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