Rural geography


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Applebaum, L. and Shoresh, D. (1981). Trends of Change in Cooperative Organization of Rural Communities in Israel (an Exploratory Paper). Journal of Rural Cooperation 9(2), 97-108.


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Applebaum, L. and Keidar, F. (1995). The implications of community organiztional pattern for small business formation in the rural areas of Israel. Rehovot: Development Study Center. (Hebrew)


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Bar-El, R., Felsenstein, D., Bentolila, D., Spiegel, D., and Kedar, F. (1987). Technological trends in rural industrialization. Rehovot: Development Study Center. (Hebrew)


Bar-El, R., Bendavid-Val, A., and Karaska, G. (1987). Patterns of Change in Developing Rural Regions (pp. 165). Boulder: Westview Press.


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Bar-El, R. (1990). Rural industrialization in Northeast Brazil: The importance of local towns. In M. Mtewa (Ed.), International Development and Alternative Futures: The Coming Challenges (pp. 323-336). New-Delhi: Allied Publishers. 


Bar-Gal, Y. (1975). The moshav shitufi - A chapter in social geography. Horizons in Geography, 1, 71-80.  (Hebrew)


Bar-Gal, Y., and Soffer, A. (1976). Changes in minority villages in Israel. Horizons in Geography, 2.  (Hebrew)


Bar-Gal, Y. (1980). The image of environment and mental maps in rural areas: The case of a kibbutz in Israel. Human Ecology, 8, 277-283. 


Bar-Gal, Y., and Soffer, A. (1981). Geographical Changes in the Traditional Arab Villages in Northern Israel. Durham: Center for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, University of Durham. 


Bar-Gal, Y. (1982). Villages under urban siege. Ekistics, 50, 9-13. 


Ben-Artzi, Y. (1997). Early Jewish Settlement Patterns in Palestine, 1882-1914. Jerusalem: The Magnes Press.


Ben-Artzi, Y. (1983). Documents regarding the construction of buildings and stables in Zichron-Yaakov, 1883-1885. Cathedra, 29, 45-62. (Hebrew)


Ben-Artzi, Y. (1984). The Jewish Moshavot in upper Galilee, 1882-1914. In A. Sofer, The Land of Galilee, Haifa, 405-426. (Hebrew)


Ben-Artzi, Y. and Bigger, G. (1984). Change in the Landscape of Galilee, 1920-1948. In A. Sofer, The Land of Galilee, Haifa, 443-460. Haifa: Haifa University Press. (Hebrew)


Ben-Artzi, Y., Kark, R., and Aronson, R. (1988). Hans or estates - and their role in the landscape of 19th centuty Palestine. Zionism, 13, 263-284. (Hebrew)


Ben-Artzi, Y. (1988). Jewish Moshava settlments in Eretz-Isreal, 1882-1914. Jerusalem: Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi. (Hebrew)


Ben-Artzi, Y. (1989). Traditional and modern settlement types in Eretz-Israel in the modern ara. In R.

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Ben-Artzi, Y., and Goldstein, Y. (1991). Ein Zeitim - a Deserted Jewish Settelment, 1890-1910, Haifa: Haifa University Press. (Hebrew)


Ben-Artzi, Y. (1996). From Germany to the Holy Land. Templer Settelment in Palestine. Jerusalem: Yad Itzhak Ben-Zvi. (Hebrew)


Ben-Artzi, Y. (1998). The Development of the Moshavot, 1904-1914. in Y. Bar-Tal, (et al), The book of Second Aliyah, Vol. 1, (135-169). Jerusalem: Yad Ben-Zvi. (Hebrew)


Ben-Artzi, Y. (2000). Traditional and modern settlement landscape in Israel. In B.Z. Kedar, (Ed.), Remote Sensing, (pp. 173-202). Jerusalem: Yad Ben-Zvi. (Hebrew)


Biger, G. and Liphschitz, N. (1992). The rural dwelling house in 19th century Palestine - a dendrohistorical view. Area, 24, 45-55.


Biger G. and Liphschitz, H. (1999). Timber in the traditional Arab houses in Palestine. Cathedra, 92, 199-202.  (Hebrew)


Brawer, M. (1976). Changes in village sites and patterns as indicators of rural development. Geography in Israel. 


Brawer, M. (1978). The impact of boundaries on patterns of rural settlements. GeoJournal, 2(6), 539-549. 


Brawer, M. (1978). Neue trends in der raumlichen functionalen Gliederung landlicher Siedlungen im Mittleren Osten. Wirstchaftgeographische Studien, 2(4), 40-61.  (German)


Brawer, M. (1980). Transformation of village characteristics in developing rural areas. In R.L. Singh (Ed.), Rural Habitat Transformation in World Frontiers (pp. 493-499): University of Varanasi. 


Brawer, M. (1982). The Arab rural hinterland of Nathania. In A. Shmueli (Ed.), Nathania (pp. 235-242). Tel Aviv: Am Oved Publishing.  (Hebrew)


Brawer, M. (1989). Transformation in Arab rural settlements in Palestine. In R. Kark (Ed.), The Land that Became Israel (pp. 167-180): Yale University Press. 


Cohen, S., Kliot, N., and Shmueli, A. (1987b). Development approach to the study of the political landscape of rural settlements in Israel. City and Region, 17, 32-61.  (Hebrew)


Efrat, E., Soffer, A., and Finkel, R. (1990). Lookouts and new towns. Karka, 32, 25-29.  (Hebrew)


Efrat, E. (1994). The Rural Geography of Israel. Tel-Aviv: Achiasaf.  (Hebrew)


Felsenstein, D., and Bar-El, R. (1990). Technological and locational factors in rural industrialization: A comparative investigation. In E. Cicotti, N. Alderman, and A. Thwaites (Eds.), Technological Development in a Spatial Context: Theory, Empirical Evidence and Policy (pp. 235-259). Heidelber: Springer Verlag. 


Fleischer, A., Hatuvi, N., and Eger, M. (1991). Regionalization of the Israeli rural labor markets. Rehovot: Development Study Center.


Fleischer, A. (1993). Visitors survey in rural accommodations in Israel. 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. 


Fleischer, A., Freeman, D., Keidar, F., and Horovitz, O. (1995). Visitors survey in rural accommodations in Israel - Identifying the market Segment its needs and its expenditures pattern. Jerusalem: Israel Ministry of Tourism. (Hebrew)


Fleischer, A. (1996). The rural vacationers: Follow-up study. Jerusalem: Israel Ministry of Tourism. (Hebrew)


Fleischer, A. (1999). Incentive Programs for Rural Tourism in Israel - A Tool for Promoting Rural Development. In P. Rietveld and D. Schefer, (eds.) Regional Development in Age of Structural Economic Change, (pp. 97-110). London: Ashgate Publishing Ltd.


Fleischer, A. and Felsenstein, D. (2000). Support for Small-Scale Rural Tourism: Does It Make a difference? Annals of Tourism Research, 27(4), 1007-1024.


Golan, A. (1996). The 1948 war and the transformation of abandoned rural Arab areas. Ha-Zionut, 20/21, 221-242. (Hebrew)


Golan, A. (1997).  The transformation of abandoned Arab rural areas. Israel Studies, 2 (1), 94-110.


Grossman, D. (1975). The uniqueness of the development of rural settlement in the Bethel Heights. Teva VeEretz, 17(1), 39-42. 


Grossman, D. (1977). Rural stability in Samaria during the nineteenth century: Geographical significance. In A. Shmueli and D. Grossman (Eds.), Judea and Samaria Research Studies (pp. 388-395). Jerusalem: Canaan. 


Grossman, D. (1977). The founding of off shoot villages in the Samaria periphery - Background and process. In A. Shmueli and D. Grossman (Eds.), Judea and Samaria Research Studies (pp. 396-410). Jerusalem: Canaan. 


Grossman, D. (1977). The establishment of off shoot villages. Karka, 26-30.  (Hebrew)


Grossman, D. (1982). The development of rural settlement between the Yarkon and the Ayalon from Ottoman times. In D. Grossman (Ed.), Between the Yarkon and Ayalon (pp. 87-103). Ramat Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press. 


Grossman, D. (1982). Northern Samaria: A process-pattern analysis of rural settlement. Canadian Geographer, 26(2), 110-127. 


Grossman, D. (1983). Between the Yarkon and Ayalon (pp. 213). Ramat Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press.


Grossman, D. (1983). Rural settlement of the Gezer region in Ottoman and mandate times. Ramat Gan: Bar-Ilan University. (Hebrew)


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


Grossman, D. (1987). Dual and unified space in rural settlements: The Jewish and Arab settlements in Western Samaria. Horizons in Geography, 21, 27-60.  (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)


Grossman, D., Degani, A., and Shmueli, A. (1990). Hasharon - Between Yarkon and Carmel (pp. 440). Tel-Aviv: Misrad Habitachon. (Hebrew)


Grossman, D. (1990). Counterurbanization and Israel's rural settlement plans. Geographica Iugoslavica, 12, 87-95. 


Grossman, D. (1990). The distribution of services in the rural space of Tulkarm sub-district. City and Region, 21, 75-90.  (Hebrew)


Grossman, D. (1990). Chapters in Rural Geography, Part I, College Textbook. Tel-Aviv: Dyonon.  (Hebrew)


Grossman, D. (1992). Rural Process-Pattern Relationships: Nomadization, Sedentarization and Settlement Fixation. New York: Praeger. 


Grossman, D. (1996). The end of village communality: The experience of the land of Israel. In Y. Gradus and G. Liphshitz (Eds.), The Mosaic of Israeli Geography (pp. 113-120). Beer Sheva: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Press. 


Grossman, D., and Siddle, D. (1998). The geographical study of rural settlement. In M. Silbefein (Ed.), Rural Settlement and African Development (pp. 13-31). Boulder: Westview Press. 


Katz, Y., and Grossman, D. (1992). Rural settlement patterns in Eretz Israel. Geografiska Annaler, 74B(1), 57-73. 


Kellerman, A. (1973). La particpation des villages aux centres inter-ruraux en Israel. Communautes, 34, 82-93. 


Kellerman, A. (1976). Types of services and industries in the Israeli inter-rural centers. Review of Public and Cooperative Economy in Israel, 3, 37-53. 


Kliot, N. (1985). Bedouin settlement policy in Israel. Geoforum, 16(4), 428-439. 


Krakover, S., and Seidof, H. (1984). Toward a combined regional housing market in an urban-rural region: The case of Netivot and Azata, Israel, Promoting the Urban-Rural Cooperation in the Netivot-Azata Region (pp. 111-129). Rehovot: Settlement Study Center.  (Hebrew)


Krakover, S., and Seidof, H. (1984). The transportation network in Netivot-Azata region: Its conditions and suggestions for improvements, Promoting the Urban-Rural Cooperation in the Netivot-Azata Region (pp. 130-147). Rehovot: Settlement Study Center.  (Hebrew)


Lipshitz, G. (1990). Development Towns - A New Basis for Policy Planning. Jerusalem: Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies. 


Liphschitz, N. and Biger, G. (1992). The Navot Kerem – A vineyard or olive grove? Bet Mikra, 37, 119-121. (Hebrew)


Mehrez, A., Sinuany-Stern, Z., Arad-Geva, T., and Binyamin, S. (1996). On the implementation of quantitative facility location models. The case of a hospital in a rural region. Journal of Refugee Studies, 47, 612-625. 


Mehrez, A., Sinuany-Stern, Z., Arad-Geva, T., and Binyamin, S. (1996). Integrating qualitative and quantitative approaches for locating a hospital in a rural area. The Journal of the Institute of Middle East Studies, 1, 1-13. 


Meir, A. (1983). Rural industrialization in less developed countries: Review and a proposed spatial innovation diffusion approach. The South African Geographer, 11, 25-39. 


Meir, A. (1984). The delivery of public services in rural areas in Israel. In R. Lonsdale and G. Enyedi (Eds.), Providing Essential Services in Rural Areas: An International Comparison (pp. 133-154). Boulder: Westview Press. 


Meir, A. (1987). The rural sector. In E. Stern, Y. Gradus, A. Meir, S. Krakover, and H. Tsoar (Eds.), The Negev Atlas: Keter Publishing Company.  (Hebrew)


Meir, A., and Stern, E. (1989). International Aspects of Rural and Urban Metropolitan Systems, Geography Research Forum, Vol. 9 (pp. 185). New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers.


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Newman, D., and Applebaum, L. (1990). Changing patterns of rural development and organization in Israel and the emergence of ex-urban residential communities. Geographical Iugoslavica, 23, 157-164. 


Newman, D., and Applebaum, L. (1991). Between village and suburb: Changes in the rural settlement pattern in Israel. Sefer Eretz Yisrael, 22, 7-18. 


Newman, D. and Applebaum, L. (1992). Private Sector Settlements on the Municipal "Juncture": Between the Local Committee and the Local Council. City and Region, 22, 52-71 (Hebrew).


Newman, D., and Applebaum, L. (1995). Conflicting objectives for rural local government: Service provision to exurban communities in Israel. Environment and Planning B: Government and Policy, 13(3), 253-271. 


Pohoryles, S. (1978). The concept of rural planning and cooperative development. Belgium: University of Ghent.


Pohoryles, S. (1978). Agrarian structure and rural development. Jerusalem: Rural Planning and Development Authority.


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Pohoryles, S. (1986). Agriculture and Rural Development, 1985-1991. Transition Program to Agriculture 2000. Jerusalem: Rural Planning and Development Authority, Ministry of Agriculture.  (Hebrew)


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Sofer, M. (1987). Progress through transformation: A Fijian village. Pacific Viewpoint, 28(1), 1-9. 

Sofer, M. (1990). The impact of tourism on a village community: A case study of Votua village, Nadroga/Navosa, Fiji. The Journal of Pacific Studies, 15, 107-138.

Sofer, M. (1992). Labor circulation and the village economy in Fiji. The Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 13(2), 118-129.

Sofer, M., and Drori, I. (1993). Cooperation, communalism and individualism: Rural development and land settlement. Journal of Rural Cooperation, 21(2), 191-214. 

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Sofer, M., and Gal, R. (1996). Enterprises in villages in Israel and their environment impacts. Geography, 81(3), 235-245.

Sofer, M., and Bordanc, F. (1998). Opportunities, constraints and pluriactivity in rural Romania during the transition period: Preliminary observations. GeoJournal, 44(4), 283-296. 

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Sofer, M. (2001). Pluriactivity in the Moshav: Family Farming in Israel. Journal of Rural Studies. 17, 363-375.

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Shoresh, D. and Applebaum, L. (1988). Characteristics of Agricultural Cooperatives Operating outside the Moshav Framework. Hassadeh, 69, 190-192. (Hebrew)


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Weitz, R. (1983). A new approach to rural development- The case of Western Sinai. Journal of the American Institute of Planners, 38. 


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