Regional geography


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Alperovitch, G., Freeman, D., and Weksler, I. (1982). Macro-economic regional planning with a multiregional input-output (MRIO) model. Studies in Israel's Economy.  (Hebrew)


Alperovitch, G., Freeman, D., and Weksler, I. (1982). An evaluation system for regional-regional and regional-national growth impact. Applied Economics, 19(10), 1367-1382. 


Alperovitch, G., Weksler, I., and Freeman, D. (1986). Estimation of interregional trade flows: A Markov Chaim approach. Environment and Planning A, 18, 123-132. 


Alterman, R. (1982). Implementation analysis in urban and regional planning: Toward a research agenda. In P. Healey, G. McDougall, and M. Thomas (Eds.), Planning Theory: Prospects for the 1980's, Vol. 23: Pergamon Press. 


Amiran, D.H.K. (1955). The geographical regions of Israel. In M. Bachi and S. Musham (Eds.), Registration of Population, 1948 (pp. 14-25). Jerusalem.  


Amiran, D.H.K. (1969). Regional planning: Some geographical considerations of objectives and procedures. Indian Journal of Regional Science, 2, 137-144. 


Bar-El, R. (1987). An approach to growth patterns in regional industrialization. In R. Bar-El, A. Bendavid-Val, and G. Karaska (Eds.), Patterns of Change in Developing Rural Regions (pp. 97-116). Boulder: Westview Press. 


Bar-El, R., and Felsenstein, D. (1989). Measuring the technological intensity of the industrial branch: A methodological and empirical approach. Research Policy, 18, 239-252. 


Bar-El, R. (1993). The Economic Development of the Arab Sector in Israel: The Jewish-Arab Center for Economic Development.  (Hebrew)


Bar-El, R. (1995). The potential for economic development in the Arab localities and ways of achieving it. In J. Landau, A. Ghanem, and A. Hareven (Eds.), The Arab Citizens of Israel Towards the Twenty-First Century (pp. 188-206). Jerusalem: The Magness Press.  (Hebrew)


Ben-Arieh, Y. (1959). The caves in the Beth-Govrin region. Israel Exploration Society, 22(3-4), 14-25.  (Hebrew)


Ben-Arieh, Y., and Soffer, A. (1964). The geographical uniqueness of the Allonim-Shfaram hills. Teva VeEretz, 6, 282-296.  (Hebrew)


Ben-Arieh, Y. (1965). The Central Jordan Valley: A Regional Geography. Tel-Aviv: Hameuchad Publishers.  (Hebrew)


Ben-Arieh, Y. (1965). The central Jordan Valley-Crossroads. Yediot Bahakirat Eretz-Israel Weatikoteha, 29(3-4), 168-179.  (Hebrew)


Ben-Arieh, Y. (1968). The Changing Landscape of the Central Jordan Valley. Jerusalem: Magness Press. 


Biger, G. and Ben-Arzi, Y. (1982). The Galilee in the Mandate period. In Shmueli et al. (eds.) The Galilee Lands, pp. 443-460, Haifa: Ministry of Defense Press. (Hebrew)


Brawer, M. (1975). Recent transformation in geographical characteristics of rural settlements in land of the Eastern Mediterranean. Geoscope, 6(1), 1-12. 

Efrat, E. (1971). Judea and Samaria: Guidelines for Physical and Regional Planning. Jerusalem: Ministry of Interior.  (Hebrew)


Brawer, M. and G. Biger, (1982). The Arab hinterland of Netania, In Brawer, M. and Shmueli, E. (ed.) The book of Netania. pp. 235-242. Tel-Aviv: Am Oved.  (Hebrew)


Efrat, E. (1996). The Land of Israel - Physical, Settlement, and Regional Geography. Tel-Aviv: Achiasaf.  (Hebrew)


Efrat, E. (1997). The development towns and the regional councils - Their struggle on land. Hassadeh, 77(5), 25-26.  (Hebrew)


Efrat, E. (1998). The struggle of local authorities in Israel for land. Karka, 44.  (Hebrew)


Efrat, E. (1998). Regional planning and development in Israel as affected by the peace process. In A.G. Noble, F.G. Costa, A.K. Dutt, and R.B. Kent (Eds.), Regional Development and Planning for the 21st Century (pp. 35-56). Aldershot: Ashgate. 


Felsenstein, D. (1992). The role of production, market and employment linkages in regionally based industrial development. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Social Geografie, 83(2), 105-119.  


Felsenstein, D., Fleischer, A., and Sidi, A. (1998). Market failure and the estimation of subsidy size in a regional entrepreneurship program. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 10(2), 151-165. 


Fleischer, A., Talpaz, H., and Freeman, D. (1988). A general equilibrium model with multi-regional input output tables. Socioeconomic Planning, 22, 195-200. 


Fleischer, A., and Applebaum, L. (1992). Spatial differences in the labor force participation of married women: The case of Israel's peripheral areas. Journal of Rural Studies, 8, 293-302. 


Fleischer, A., Felsenstein, D., Marguiles, J., and Banin, T. (1992). The absorption of new immigrants in the peripherally located rural settlements. Rehovot: Development Study Center. (Hebrew)


Fleischer, A., Haruvi, N., and Eger, M. (1994). Regionalization of rural labor markets in Israel. Journal of Rural Cooperation, 21, 139-157. 


Freeman, D., Fleischer, A., and Felsenstein, D. (1998). The regional economic impact of a college: The case of Maale Efraim. Rehovot: World Zionist Organization, Development Study Center. (Hebrew)


Frenkel, A., and Shefer, D. (1996). Modeling regional innovativeness and innovation. The Annals of Regional Science, 30, 31-54. 


Gabriel, S., Justman, M., and Levy, A. (1985). The development of sparsely populated arid regions: An integrative analysis with application to the Negev. In Y. Gradus (Ed.), Desert Development: Man and Technology in Sparselands (pp. 235-255). Dordrecht: D. Reidel.  (Hebrew)


Golan, A. and Ben-Arieh, Y. (1984). Sub-divisions and settlements in 19th century sanjak of Nablus. Eretz Israel, 17, 38-65. (Hebrew)


Gonen, A., and Weintraub, D. (1976). Community characteristics and differential regional participation. Sociologia Ruralis, 16(1-2), 7-24. 


Gonen, A. (1988). Israel: Yesterday and Today. New York: MacMillan Press. 


Goodovitch, T. (1994). Regional cooperation in air transport: Israel and the Palestinians. GeoJournal, 34(4), 499-505. 


Gradus, Y. (1975). University impact on regional development: The case of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Kidma, 5, 3-9. 


Gradus, Y. (1983). The role of politics in regional inequality: The Israeli case. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 73(3), 388-403. 


Gradus, Y. (1984). The emergence of regionalism in a centralized system: The case of Israel. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 2, 87-100. 


Gradus, Y. (1986). Regional autonomy in Israel. In A. Schachar and D. Morley (Eds.), Planning in Turbulence and Uncertainty (pp. 97-106). Jerusalem: Magnes Press. 


Gradus, Y. (1996). Changing approaches in urban and regional development in Beer Sheva and its surrounding towns. Ecology and Environment, 3, 255-260.  (Hebrew)


Grossman, D. (1987). Rural settlement in the southern coastal plain and the Shefelah, 1835-1945. Cathedra, 45, 57-86.  (Hebrew)


Grossman, D. (1988). The spatial dispersion process of the rural settlements in the Southern Shefelah and Hebron Mountains. In E. Stern and D. Urman (Eds.), Man and Environment in the Southern Shefelah (pp. 201-212). Givatayim: Massada.  (Hebrew)


Hedgcock, D., and Yiftachel, O. (1992). Urban and Regional Planning in Western Australia: Historical and Critical Perspectives (pp. 306). Perth: Paradigm Press.


Hedgcock, D., and Yiftachel, O. (1992). Introduction: Planning and planners in Western Australia: Historical context. In D. Hedgcock and O. Yiftachel (Eds.), Urban and Regional Planning in Western Australia: Historical and Critical Perspectives (pp. 1-17). Perth: Paradigm Press. 


Isralowitz, R.E., and Gradus, Y. (1991). The Negev: A community's failure to thrive but a potential model for regional advocacy. Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 68, 31-35. 


Jackson, R.W., Hewings, G.J.D., and Sonis, M. (1990). Decomposition approaches to the identification of regional change. Economic Geography, 216-231. 


Justman, M. (1984). Non-agricultural employment in sparsely populated areas: General analysis with application to the Yatir Region. Beer Sheva: Settlement Department of the Jewish agency. (Hebrew)


Justman, M. (1985). The re-industrialization of the Negev development towns in the 1970's. Economic Quarterly, 127, 385-397.  (Hebrew)


Karmon, Y. (1970). Israel - A Regional Geography. New York. 


Kellerman, A. (1981). Time-space approaches and regional study. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Social Geografie, 72, 17-27. 


Kellerman, A., and Shamai, S. (1985). Conceptual and experimental aspects of regional awareness: A Israeli case study. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Social Geografie, 76, 88-99. 


Kellerman, A. (1991). Region as a socio-environmental system: An introduction to a systemic regional geography (Vol. 23). 


Kellerman, A. (1997). Transitions in the meaning of frontiers: From settlement advance to regional development. Journal of Geography, 96(5), 230-234. 


Kipnis, B., Soen, D., and Tamir, M. (1976). Multivariate analysis in regional planning. The case of Northern Thailand. International Technical Cooperation Centre Review, 4(2), 81-92. 


Kipnis, B. (1976). The functioning of a new town as a regional center. A case study in Northern Israel. Geography in Israel, 239-254. 


Kipnis, B. (1984). Metropolitan processes: Their impact on regional strategies: A case study in Israel. Journal of Architecture and Planning Research, 1(3), 191-208. 


Kipnis, B. (1984). Role and timing of complementary objectives of a regional policy. The case study of northern Israel. Geoforum, 15(2), 191-200. 


Kipnis, B. (1987). Geopolitical ideologies and regional strategies in Israel. Tijdschrift voor Economische en Social Geografie, 7(2), 125-138. 


Kliot, N. (1981). The unity of semi-landlocked seas. Ekistics, 48, 345-359. 


Kliot, N. (1983). Regional cooperation among private settlements - The moshavot. Horizons in Geography, 7, 27-48.  (Hebrew)


Kliot, N. (1983). The regional definition of the Mediterranean. In Y. Karmon (Ed.), The Geography of the Mediterranean (pp. 53-55). Tel-Aviv: Ministry of Defence.  (Hebrew)


Kliot, N. (1983). The regional definitions of Galilee and its boundaries. In A. Soffer, D. Shmueli, and N. Kliot (Eds.), The Land of Galilee (pp. 23-36). Tel-Aviv: Ministry of Defence and Gestlit.  (Hebrew)


Kliot, N., and Soffer, A. (1984). Fundamental problems of the Galilee. In A. Shmueli, A. Soffer, and N. Kliot (Eds.), Lands of Galilee, Vol. 1 (pp. 4-37).  (Hebrew)


Krakover, S. (1983). Identification of spatio-temporal paths of spread and backwash. Geographical Analysis, 15, 318-329. 


Krakover, S., and Dover, S. (1986). Regional growth nuclei. Geoforum, 18, 89-101. 


Krakover, S., and Aharonovitch, Y. (1998). Regional building cycles versus national cycles. Economic Quarterly, 98(1), 64-82.  (Hebrew)


Lipshitz, G. (1984). Israeli regional inequality in economic welfare. Economic Quarterly, 123, 365-380.  (Hebrew)


Lipshitz, G. (1987). Socio-economic variables as alternatives to income in measuring regional welfare. Social Indicators Research - An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality of Life, 19, 335-356. 


Lipshitz, G., Amir, S., Carmon, N., Czamanski, D., Law-Yone, H., and Kipnis, B. (1990). Recent Settlements in Galilee - Evaluative Research. Haifa: Center for Urban and Regional Studies, Technion.  (Hebrew)


Lipshitz, G. (1991). Spatial typology of Israel according to objective and subjective variables. Megamot, 33, 627-641.  (Hebrew)


Lipshitz, G. (1996). Regional disparities: The Canadian case in the theoretical context. Canadian Journal of Regional Science, 18, 357-378. 


Lipshitz, G. (1996). Regional inequality: Theory, methodology and trends in Israel over time. Economic Quarterly, 152, 122-145.  (Hebrew)


Newman, D. (1995). Creating homogeneous space: The evolution of Israel's regional councils. In I. Troen and N. Lucas (Eds.), Israel: The First Decade of Independence, Vol. 2 (pp. 495-519). Albany: SUNY Press. 


Newman, D. (1996). The Regional Council in Rural Areas: Reform and Change in Local Government. Jerusalem: Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies. 


Nir, D. (1990). Region as a Socio-environmental System: An Introduction to a Systematic Regional Geography. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 


Pai, G., and Shamir-Shinan, L. (1977). Factor mobility, commodity trade and regional growth: A review of the literature. Cambridge: Department of Urban Studies and Planning, MIT.


Pohoryles, S. (1997). Production of High Yielding Durum Wheat in the Middle East and Mediterranean Region. (pp. 30). Tel-Aviv: The Peres Institute for Peace.


Portugali, J. (1981). A field methodology for regional archaeology: The West Jezreel Valley survey. Tel-Aviv, 31(2), 170-190. 


Portugali, J. (1986). Intra-regional town country antagonism in Israel. Habitat International, 9(3-4), 209-223. 


Portugali, J. (1989). A field methodology for regional archaeology. Japanese Journal of Near East Studies, 32(1), 119-139. 


Pradzynski, J., and Yiftachel, O. (1991). Regional planning and economic growth in the south wets region, Western Australia. Urban Policy and Research, 10(2), 110-122. 


Razin, E. (1990). Spatial variations in the Israeli small business sector: Implications for regional development policies. Regional Studies, 24, 149-162. 


Razin, E., and Hazan, A. (1995). Industrial development and municipal reorganization: Conflict, cooperation and regional effects. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 13, 297-314. 


Schnell, I. (in press). Narratives and styles in regional geography of Israel. In A. Buttimer and S. Brunn (Eds.), Text and Image: Constructing Regional Knowledges. 


Schwartz, D., and Fleischer, A. (1997). Is the Negev prepared to absorb new industries? Rehovot: Development Study Center. (Hebrew)


Shachar, A. (1961). The regional setting of Safed. Studies in the Geography of Israel, 2, 70-80.  (Hebrew)


Shachar, A. (1973). The regional systems of the towns of Israel. In A. Shachar, D. Weintraub, and E. Cohen (Eds.), Towns of Israel: A Reader (pp. 194-198). Jerusalem: Akademon.  (Hebrew)


Sharir, M., and Shamir-Shinan, L. (1994). SHINAR: Immigrant absorption and regional growth. Jerusalem: Education and Regional Projects, Joint Distribution Committee-Brookdale. (Hebrew)


Shefer, D., and Kaess, L. (1990). Evaluation methods in urban and regional planning: Theory and practice. Town Planning Review, 61(1), 75-88. 


Shefer, D., and Kaess, L. (1990). Evaluation methods in urban and regional planning: Theory and practice. In D. Shefer and H. Voogd (Eds.), Evaluation Methods of Urban and Regional Plans: Retrospect and Prospects (pp. 99-115). London: Pion. 


Shefer, D., Boye, D., and Nijkamp, P. (1991). Retrospect and Prospect of Regional Science. Germany: Springer Verlag. 


Shefer, D., and Bar-El, E.L. (1993). High technology industries as a vehicle for regional growth - The Israel's peripheral regions. Environment and Planning C, 11, 245-261. 


Shefer, D., and Frenkel, A. (1996). Modeling regional innovativeness and innovation. Annals of Regional Science, 30, 31-54. 


Shmueli, A., Soffer, A., and Kliot, N. (1983). The Land of Galilee (pp. 878). Tel-Aviv: Ministry of Defence and Gestelit. (Hebrew)


Shmueli, A., Schnell, Y., and Soffer, A. (1985). The little triangle: Transformation of a region. Haifa: Monograph series on the Middle East. (Hebrew)


Shmueli, A., Schnell, Y., and Soffer, A. (1985). Changes in residential patterns in the settlements of the little triangle 1949-1980. In A. Soffer (Ed.), Residential and Internal Migration Patterns Among the Arabs of Israel, Vol. 4 (pp. 13-12). Haifa.  (Hebrew)


Sofer, M. (1993). Uneven regional development and internal labor migration in Fiji. World Development, 21(2), 301-310. 


Soffer, A. (1973). Handicaps d'une cooperation regionale. Archives Internationales de Sociologie de la Cooperation et du Developement, 34, 101-115.  (French)


Soffer, A., and Yedaya, M. (1974). Northern Coastal Plain - Research in Geography (pp. 111). Haifa: Bemaaravo Shel Galilee. (Hebrew)


Soffer, A. (1975). Regional industrial estates in Israel. Town and Country Planning, 43(6), 311-313. 


Soffer, A. (1980). The Negev as a geographical unit. In A. Shmueli and Y. Gradus (Eds.), The Negev (pp. 2-8). Tel-Aviv: University of Tel-Aviv, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.  (Hebrew)


Soffer, A., and Fischer, A. (1980). Real and imagined similarities between Utah and the Holy Land. Ancyclia, 57, 106-128. 


Soffer, A. (1981). Jewish settlement in Galilee, 1948-1970. Israel Land and Nature, 7(1), 10-16.  (Hebrew)


Soffer, A. (1981). New settlement types in the Galilee. Monthly Review, 2, 15-22. 


Soffer, A. (1982). Mountain geography - Back to the regional approach. Mountain Research and Development, 2(4), 391-398. 


Soffer, A. (1983). Lebanon - Basic outline. Lebanon: War and Reconstruction, 4, 7-12.  (Hebrew)


Soffer, A. (1986). Lebanon: Where demography is the core of politics and life. Middle Eastern Studies, 22, 197-205. 


Soffer, A. (1992). Changes in the Geography of the Middle East. Tel-Aviv: Am Oved.  (Hebrew and Arabic)


Soffer, A. (1992). The lookouts - Ten years later. Karka, 34, 24-29.  (Hebrew)


Soffer, A. (1994). Jordan: Looking toward the 90's - Location, metropolis, water. In Y. Nevo and I. Pepe (Eds.), Jordan in the Middle East: 1948-1988. The Making of a Pivotal State (pp. 26-44). London: Frank Cass. 


Sonis, M. (1987). Regional growth, regional decline and decentralization. In P. Friedrich and I. Masser (Eds.), International Perspectives of Regional Decentralization (pp. 122-155). Baden-Baden: Schriften zum offentllichen Verwaltung und offentllichen Wirtschaft. 


Sonis, M. (1988). Interregional migration of the Israeli Jewish population, 1965-1980. In W. Weidkich and G. Haag (Eds.), Interregional Migration - Dynamic Theory and Comparative Analysis (pp. 155-184). Berlin: Springer Verlag. 


Stern, E., and Urman, D. (1988). Man and Environment in the Southern Shefela. Givataim: Massada Press. 


Stern, E. (1988). The southern Shefelah - A geographic definition. In E. Stern and D. Urman (Eds.), Man and Environment in the Southern Shefelah (pp. 12-16). Givataim: Massada Press. 


Weitz, R., Erner, A., Felsenstein, D., Freeman, D., and Shoresh, D. (1989). The regional function: From the Lachish region to region 2000. Rehovot: Development Study Center. (Hebrew)


Yiftachel, O. (1987). Urban and regional planning in Israel: Structure, achievements and problems. Australian and Urban Studies, 14, 8-13. 


Yiftachel, O. (1994). Regional mix and ethnic relations. Geoforum, 25(1), 41-55. 


Yiftachel, O., and Yone, H.L. (1995). Regional policy and minority attitudes in Israel. Environment and Planning A, 27, 1281-1301.