The Creation of Israeli Arabic

Political and Security Considerations in the Making of Arabic Language Studies in Israel

  • Yonatan Mendel

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Languages at War book series (PASLW)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 234-321

About this book


This book sheds light on the ways in which the on-going Israeli-Arab conflict has shaped Arabic language instruction. Due to its interdisciplinary nature it will be of great interest to academics and researchers in security and middle eastern studies as well as those focused on language and linguistics.


Arabic language Israel/Palestine Security 1948 War 1967 War 1973 War Military Intelligence Second Language Acquisition Socio-linguistics Militarisation Arabic education interdisciplinary Judaism language linguistics Middle East nature politics Zionism

Authors and affiliations

  • Yonatan Mendel
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CambridgeUK

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