Cover; Half-tltle; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface and Acknowledgments; One: Anthropology in Israel: A Knowledge Field in Israeli Culture and Society; Israeli Anthropology and Its Neighboring Disciplines: Cohabition or Fenced-Off Plots?; The Geopolitical Boundaries of Israeli Anthropology; Keys to Interpretation and Analysis; Studying the History of Anthropology/Anthropologies; Two: Research, Teaching, and Academe from the Margins Inward: An Emergent Discipline in an Emergent Society; Periods of Development; Points of View on the Discipline; Sources of Information
Anthropology at the Hebrew University: Courtship and RejectionsForeign Fields and Immigrants: Anthropological Activity outside the Academy; Anthropology at the Universities after the Mid-1960s: A Legitimate Pairing; Anthropologists at Museums; Anthropology at Colleges of Education; Applied Anthropologists; The National Agenda Shapes the Academic Agenda; Euro-Anglo-American Anthropology Shapes Israeli Anthropology; Three: The Israeli Anthropological Association as a Site of Anthropological Practice; The History and Nature of Professional Associations
Organizational, Professional, Scientific, National, and Social Characteristics of the IAAThe IAA and the Boundaries of Anthropology; The IAA as an Israeli Association; The IAA as a Professional Organization; The IAA as a Guild; The Publication of an Anthropological Journal; Membership in the IAA as a Signifier of Identity; Political Activity and Social Engagement; The IAA as a Lever for Personal and Scientific Development and Advancement; The IAA's Autonomy; The Evolution of the IAA; Four: Life Courses of Israeli Anthropologists; (My) Introduction to Anthropology
Methods for Studying the Images and Life Paths of AnthropologistsThe Materials: Texts, Psychological Tests, and Life-Course Narratives; The Interviewed Anthropologists; The Interviews: Context and Methodology; Images in the Life Courses of Anthropologists in Israel; Motivations, Images, Drives, and Life Courses of Anthropologists in Israel; Anthropologists in Israel: Characteristics and Numbers; Five: Israeli Anthropology: The Discipline at Home; Israeli Anthropologists Study Their Home; An Anthropologist Studying Anthropology at Home: The Reflexive Dimension
Identities, Motives, and Drives: Anthropologists Making CareersThe Role of Nationalism in the Creation of Anthropological Knowledge in Israel: A Comparative View with Other Disciplines; Anthropology Builds a Nation: A Comparative View of Anthropology's Contribution to Nation Building in Turkey; Israelization of Anthropology and Anthropologization of Israel; Applied Anthropology within and without the Academy; Between the Global and the Local, Center and Periphery, Metropole and Provinces; Israeli Anthropology and Colonialism; Anthropology "On Behalf Of" and Anthropology"For the Benefit Of."