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Prof. Abraham Diskin

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  57 Ramban St. Jerusalem 9226826
E-mail Abraham.Diskin@gmail.com
   

Education

1978 Michigan University, Post Doctoral Fellowship, Political Science, Host: P. Converse
1976 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Ph.D., Political Science, Supervisor: E. Gutmann
1971 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, MA, Political Science
1968 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, BA, Political Science and Statistics

 

Service in Academic and Research Institutions

2013- Sa’arey-Mishpat Academic Center, Israel.
2009- The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel
2007-2008 George Washington University, Washington DC, USA
1992-1993 Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
1985 Japan Foundation
1983-1984 Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
1982-1983 The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
1978-2010 TThe Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

Professional Activities and Committee Membership

1980-2014 1.Referee for the top ranked political science journals (including APSR, CPS, Electoral Studies and EJPR);
2.Adviser for the Commission of Higher Education; Knesset and Knesset committees, governmental ministries, research institutes, governmental institutes, political parties, politicians and international organizations;
3.Analyst for the Israeli and international media.
2013-: Chairman, The School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Sha'arei Mishpat
2012-: Chairman, Committee on Political Science and Public Administration, Israel' Council for Higher Education (Malag)
1999-2000 Chairman, Israel Political Science Association
1999-2013: Director of polls and statistical analysis (elections day), The Central Elections Committee of Israel
1990-1993 Chairman, Department of Political Science, The Hebrew University
1985-1993 Chairman, cadets committee, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

 

List of Publications

 

i. Doctoral Dissertation

Diskin, A., The Competitive Multi-party system of Israel , The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Instructor: Emanuel Gutmann, 1976

 

ii. Books and monographs

  • Diskin, A., The Last Days in Israel: Understanding the New Israeli Democracy, London: Frank Cass,  2003
  • Diskin, A., The Presidents, Jerusalem: Maggie, 2008 
  • Diskin, A., From Altalenah to the Present Day: The History of a Political Movement – from Herut to Likud: 1948-2010, Jerusalem: Begin Center and Carmel publications, , Jerusalem: Karmel and Begin Center, 2011
  • Diskin, A., Government and Politics in Israel, Jerusalem: Maggie, 2011
  • Diskin, A., Das Politische System Israels: Eine Raumlich-Zeitliche Untersuchung 1949-1973 , Koln und Wien: Bohlau, 1980
  • Diskin, A., Elections and Voters in Israel , Jerusalem: Eshkol Institute and Tel Aviv: Am Oved, 1988
  • Diskin, A., Elections and Voters in Israel , New York: Praeger, 1991
  • Diskin, A., and Diskin, H., How to Vote? Electoral Systems , Jerusalem: The Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies, 1989 ( Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., The Elections of the 12th Knesset , Jerusalem: The Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies, 1990 (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A.,, and Diskin, H., Direct Elections of the Prime Minister , Jerusalem: The Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies, 1991 (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., The Elections of the 13th Knesset , Jerusalem: The Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies, 1993 (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., and Diskin, H., Typology of Western Democratic Governments , Jerusalem: The Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies, 1994 (Hebrew)
  • Bertie (A. Diskin), On the Sinking Ship , Jerusalem: Akadamon, 1998, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., The Jerusalem Municipal Elections , Jerusalem: The Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies, 1999 (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., and Eden, A., The Rational Voter in the 1998 Municipal Elections , Jerusalem: The Floersheimer Institute for Policy Studies, 1999 (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., Changes in the Party System and in Parties’ Structures , The Knesset Research Center, 2001 (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., Jerusalem’s Last Days , Jerusalem: The Floersheimer Institute for Policy Studies, 2001 (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., The Last Days in Israel: Understanding the New Israeli Democracy , London: Frank Cass,  2003
  • Bertie (A. Diskin), The Lagado Travel , Jerusalem: Maggie Publishers, 2003, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., Constitution of the State of Israel: Proposed by the Institute for Zionist Strategies , Jerusalem: The Institute for Zionist Strategies, 2006 (introduction, editing and draft proposal; Hebrew and English).  
  • Diskin, A., Anchoring Alternative Governmental Models in a Constitution , Jerusalem: Metzila, 2007.
  • Diskin, A., The Presidents , Jerusalem: Maggie, 2008 (Hebrew).
  • Atmor, N., Benenson, I, Diskin, A., and Kharbash, V. Regional Elections in Israel , Jerusalem: Van Leer Jerusalem Institute and Merkaz Metzila, 2009 (Hebrew).
  • Diskin, A., Solidarity, Nationalism and Humanism: On the Question of Immigration , Jerusalem: The Institute for Zionist Strategies, 2014 (Hebrew)

 

iii. Books edited

  • Caspi, D., Diskin, A., and Gutmann, E., (eds.), The Roots of Begin’s Success , London: Croom Helm, and New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1984
  • Diskin, A., (ed.), The Results of the Municipal Elections of 1983 , Jerusalem: The Ministry of the Interior, The Inspector General of Elections, 1990, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., (ed.), The Results of the Elections of the Constituent Assembly (1949) and of the Second Knesset (1951) , Jerusalem: The Ministry of the Interior, The Inspector General of Elections, 1990, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., and Hofnung, M., (eds.), The 1996 Elections , Jerusalem: Nevo, 1997, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., Results of Elections to the Local Authorities, 2003 , Jerusalem: Maggie, 2004 (for the Inspector General of Elections, The Ministry of the Interior, Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., Results of Elections to the Sixteenth Knesset, 2003 , Jerusalem: Maggie, 2004 (for the Inspector General of Elections, The Ministry of the Interior, Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., Results of the Special Elections of the Prime Minister , 2001, Jerusalem: Maggie, 2004 (for the Inspector General of Elections, The Ministry of the Interior, Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., Results of Elections to the Fifteenth Knesset and the Prime Minister, 1999 , Jerusalem: Maggie, 2004 (for the Inspector General of Elections, The Ministry of the Interior, Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., From Altalenah to the Present Day: The History of a Political Movement – from Herut to Likud: 1948-2010 , Jerusalem: Begin Center and Carmel publications, , Jerusalem: Karmel and Begin Center, (Hebrew). 2011
  • Diskin, A., Government and Politics in Israel , Jerusalem: Maggie 2011 (textbook)

 

iv. Chapters in collections

  • Diskin, A., “The 1977 Inter-Party Distances: A Three Level Analysis”, in Arian, A., (ed.), The Elections in Israel, 1977 , Jerusalem: Jerusalem Academic Press, 1980, pp.213-229
  • Diskin, A., “The Jewish Ethnic Vote: An Aggregative Perspective”, in: Caspi, D., et al ., The Roots of Begin’s Success , London: Croom Helm, and New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1984, pp.43-58
  • Diskin, A., “Israel’s Parties and the Arab-Israeli Conflict”, in: Marantz, P., and Stein, J., (eds.), Peace Making in the Middle East , London: Croom Helm, 1985, pp.58-79
  • Diskin, A., and Diskin, H., “The Canadian Electoral System: An Israeli Perspective”, in Shachar, A., Canada-Israel Comparative Perspective , Jerusalem: Israel Association of Canadian Studies, 1988, pp.1-12
  • Diskin, A., “Statistical Aspect of the Arab Vote”, in Landau, J., The Arab Sector and the Knesset Elections of 1986 , Jerusalem: The Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies, 1987, pp. 22-34, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., und Wolffsohn, M., “Strudturelle Veranderungen in den politischen Parteien Israels”, in Leibholz, G., (ed.), Jahrbuch des Offentlichen Rechts der Gegenwart , Tubingen: J.C.B. Mohr, 1980, pp.458-499
  • Diskin, A., “With Dindush: Some Reflections on the Israeli Political System towards the End of the Century”, in Lisak, M., and Knei-Paz, B., (eds.), Israel Toward 2000: Society, Politics and Culture , Jerusalem: Magnes, 1996, pp. 133-143, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., “Voters’ Attitudes on the Arab-Israeli Conflict and the 1996 Elections”, 17 pages in Dowty, A., et al., The Role of Domestic Politics in Israeli Peacemaking, Jerusalem: The Leonard Davis Institute
  • Diskin, A., Voters’ Attitudes on the Arab-Israeli Conflict and the 1996 Elections, Jerusalem: The Leonard Davis Institute, April 1999.
  • Diskin, A., “The Sinking of the Political Parties and the Direct Elections of the Prime Minister”, in Korn, D., The End of Parties , Tel Aviv: Ha’Kibutz Ha’Meuhad, 1998, pp. 67-77, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., “The Israeli Political System at a Crossroad” in Dapei Elazar , Tel Aviv: Yad David Elazar and Joffe Institute, Tel Aviv University, 1998, pp. 64-73, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., “Fifty Years of the Political System” in Yavin, H., Yovel le’Yisrael , Jerusalem: Bar Lev, 1998, pp. 471-480, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., “Il sistema politico israeliano dopo le elezioni del 1999”, in: Collotti, E., Bidussa, D., Scardi, R., (eds.), Identita’ e storia degli ebrei , Milano: Franco Angeli, 1999, pp.287-298
  • Diskin, A., “Rethinking De Swaan (1973): A Note on Closed Coalitions, Uni-dimentionality and the Role of Sectarian Political Parties”, pp. 141-147 in Hazan, R.Y., and Maor, M., Parties, Elections and Cleavages: Israel in Comparative Perspective , London: Frank Cass, 2000. Also published in Israel Affairs , 6(2), pp. 141-147 (Winter 1999)
  • Diskin, A., “Rethinking De Swaan (1973): A Note on Closed Coalitions, Uni-dimentionality and the Role of Sectarian Political Parties”, pp. Israel Affairs , 6(2), pp. 141-147 (Winter 1999)
  • Diskin, A., “Voters’ Attitudes on the Arab-Israeli Conflict and the 1996 Elections”, 17 pages in Sofer, S., (ed.), Peacemaking in a Divided Society: Israel after Rabin , London: Frank Cass, 2001
  • Diskin, A., “Is It a Total  Conflict?”, in Maoz, M., The Golan between Israel and Syria , Tel Aviv: Hed Artzi , pp. 135-145 (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., “Discussion”, in Maoz, M., The Golan between Israel and Syria , Tel Aviv: Hed Artzi , pp. 163-167 (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., “Waking Up from the Oslo Dream”, pp.23-30 in R. Israeli (ed.), Dangers of a Palestinian State , Jerusalem and New York: Gefen, 2002 (2 nd edition: 2002, pp.17-24), (Hebrew version in Yogev, E., (ed.) Sakana! , Ramot Ha’Shavim, 2003
  • Diskin, A., “The Israeli Party Map”, in Zameret, T., and Yablonka, H., The Third Decade , Jerusalem: Ben Tzvi Institute (2007)
  • Diskin, A., “The Selection of Party Candidates in Knesset Elections: A Dilemma and Some Possible Solutions”, in Rahat, G., (ed.), Candidate Selection in Israel: Reality and Ideal , Yossef Sapir Institute, Tel Aviv, 2006, pp.124-131 (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., “The Causes of the 1977 Upheaval”, to be published in a book edited by The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Begin’s Institute, Jerusalem, 2010
  • Diskin, A., “Introduction”, in Diskin, A., From Altalenah to the Present Day: The History of a Political Movement – from Herut to Likud: 1948-2010 , Jerusalem: Begin Center and Carmel publications, , Jerusalem: Karmel and Begin Center, (Hebrew). 2011
  • Diskin, A., “The Likud in the 2009 Elections”, in A Diskin, A., From Altalenah to the Present Day: The History of a Political Movement – from Herut to Likud: 1948-2010 , Jerusalem: Begin Center and Carmel publications, , Jerusalem: Karmel and Begin Center, (Hebrew). 2011
  • Diskin, A., “Milestones”, in Diskin, A., Diskin, A., From Altalenah to the Present Day: The History of a Political Movement – from Herut to Likud: 1948-2010 , Jerusalem: Begin Center and Carmel publications, , Jerusalem: Karmel and Begin Center, (Hebrew). 2011
  • Diskin, A., and Koppel, M. “The Measurement of Voting Power as a Special Case of the Measurement of Political Power”, Voting Power and Procedures. Essays in Honour of Dan Felsenthal and Moshe Machover , Springer, 2014 (forthcoming)

 

v. Journal Articles

  • Diskin, A., “Parliamentary Questions: Time and Efficiency”, Medina u’Mimshal , A(1), 1971, pp. 165-167, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., “Parliamentary Questions: The Media and the Party System”, Medina u’Mimshal , A(2), 1971, pp. 135-141, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., “A Metric Measurment of Poltical Distances – A Reaction”, Megamot , 21(2), PP. 247-249 (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., “Spatial Modeling of Coalition Formation in Israel”, Medina, Mimshal ve’Yehasim Beinleumiyim , 8, 1975, pp. 130-160, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., und Wolffsohn, M., “Das Ende des Dominanz-Partei Systems: Israels Wahlen vom 17 Mai 1977”, Politische Vierteljahresschrift , 18, 1977, pp.774-841
  • Diskin, A., and Felsenthal, D., “Decision Making in Mixed Situations Where Both Chance and a Rival Player are Confronted Simultaneously”, Behavioral Science , July 1978, pp.256-263
  • Diskin, A., “Some Comments on Interests and Principles in the Debate on the Israeli Electoral System”, Medina, Mimshal ve’Yehasim Beinleumiyim , 14, 1980, pp. 53-66, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., und Wolffsohn, M., “Koalitionverhalten in der Weimarer Republik”, Politische Vierteljahresschrift , 21(2), 1980, pp.174-186
  • Diskin, A., und Wolffsohn, M., “Die organisatorische und ideologische Entwicklung der politischen Parteien in Israel”, Orient , 20, 1979, pp.33-52
  • Felsenthal, D., and Diskin, A., “Decision-Making in mixed Situations: An Application to Israeli-Egyptian Relations 1956-1979”, International Interactions , 7(1), 1980, pp.33-55
  • Diskin, A., and Mishal, S., “Spatial Models and Centrality of International Communities: Meetings between Arab Leaders 1966-1978”, Journal of Conflict Resolution , 25(4), 1981, pp.655-675
  • Diskin, A., and Galnoor, Y., “Political Distances and Parliamentary Control”, Medina, Mimshal ve’Yehasim Beinleumiyim , 18, 1981, pp. 253-66, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., and Felsenthal, D., “Do They Lie?”, International Political Science Review , 2, 1981, pp.407-422
  • Diskin, A., “Paradoxes and Bargaining: Two Examples of the Conceptual Contribution of Game Theory”, Netivei Irgun u’Minhal , 23 (137-138), 1982, pp. 29-53
  • Mishal, S., and Diskin, A., “Palestinian Voting in the West Bank: Traditional Community without Sovereignty”, Journal of Politics , 44, pp.538-558
  • Felsenthal, D., and Diskin, A., “Two Bargaining Solutions: An Experimental Reevaluation”, Simulations and Games , 23(2), 1982, pp.178-197
  • Diskin, A., “Polarization and Volatility in the Elections of the 10 th Knesset”, Medina, Mimshal ve’Yehasim Beinleumiyim , 19-20, 1982, pp. 44-62, (Hebrew)
  • Felsenthal, D., and Diskin, A., “An Experimental Evaluation of Samson’s Dilemma”, Journal of Peace Science , 13(2), 1982, pp.664-691
  • Felsenthal, D., and Diskin, A., “The Bargaining Problem Revisited: The Minimum Utility Point’ The Restricted Monotonicity Axiom and the Employment of the Mean as an Estimate of Expected Utility”, Journal of Conflict Resolution , 26(4), 1982, pp.664-691
  • Diskin, A., “Trends of Intensity Variation of Palestinian Military Activity: 1967-1978”, Canadian Journal of Political Science , 16(2), 1983, pp.335-348
  • Diskin, A., “A Schematic Genealogy of Palestinian Military Organizations”, Middle East Focus , 5(6), 1983, pp.18-20
  • Diskin, A., and Mishal, S., “Coalition Formation in the Arab World; An Analytical Perspective”, International Interactions , 11(1), 1984, pp.43-59
  • Diskin, A., and Temenlis, Y.,  “The Geographic Expansion of Likud Support”, Medina, Mimshal ve’Yehasim Beinleumiyim , 28, 1987, pp. 117-123, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., and Feldman, O., “Political News Coverage during the 1986 Japanese Election Campaign”, Asien , 27, 1988, pp.38-50
  • Diskin, A., and Feldman, O., “Critical Periods of News Coverage during an Election Campaign”, Keio Communication Review , 9, 1988, pp.85-99
  • Diskin, A., and Diskin, H., “The Electoral System of Israel”, Association  for Israel Studies Newsletter , 3(2), 1988, pp.11-12
  • Diskin, H., and Diskin, A., “Changing the System of Elections: Analysis of a Proposal on the National Agenda”, Israel Studies , 1988, pp.3-6
  • Diskin, A., “The 1988 General Elections in Israel”, Electoral Studies , 8(1), 1989, pp.75-85
  • Diskin, A., “The Arab Vote in Israel’s Parliamentary Elections”, Israel Studies , 3, 1989, pp.3-8
  • Diskin, A., and Galnoor, I., “Political Distances between Individual Parliament Members and Coalition Behaviour”, Political Studies , 27(4), 1991, pp.710-717
  • Diskin, A., “The Israeli General Elections of 1992”, Electoral Studies , 13(4), 1992, pp.356-361
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , 22(3-4), 1992, pp.443-448
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , 24(3-4), 1993, pp.467-474
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , 26(3-4), 1994, pp.345-354
  • Diskin, H., and Diskin, A., “The Politics of Electoral Reform in Israel”, International Political Science Review , 16(1), 1995, pp.31-45
  • Diskin, H., and Diskin, A., “The Politics of Electoral Reform in Israel” in Mahler, G.S., Israel , Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 1999
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , 28(3-4), 1995, pp.393-405
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , 30(3-4), 1996, pp.385-392
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , 32(3-4), 1997, pp.405-416
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , 34(3-4), 1998, pp.441-446
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , 36(3-4), 1999, pp.429-435
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , 38(3-4), 2000, pp.425-433
  • Diskin, A., “The New Political System of Israel”, Government and Opposition , 34(4), (Autumn 1999), pp. 498-515
  • Hazan, R.Y., and Diskin, A., “The 1999 Knesset and Prime Ministerial Elections in Israel”, Electoral Studies , 19(4), (December 2000), pp. 628-637
  • Diskin, A., and Hazan, R., “The 2001 Prime Ministerial Elections in Israel”, Electoral Studies , 21(4), 2002, pp. 659-664
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , 2001, 40(3-4), 2001, pp.335-339
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , 2002, 41, pp.991-998 (A – General Journals; IF 1.916 (2006))
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , 2003, 42, pp.1021-1025
  • Hazan, R.Y., and Diskin, A., “The 2003 Knesset Elections”, Electoral Studies 23(2)
  • Abramson, P. R., Aldrich, J. H., Diamond, M., Diskin, A., Levine, R., and Scotto, T.J.,  (S). 2004. "Strategic Abandonment or Sincerely Second Best? The 1999 Israeli Prime Ministerial Election," Journal of Politics , Vol. 66, No. 3, August 2004, pp. 706-728
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , 2004, 43, pp.1033-1040
  • Diskin, A., Diskin, H., and Hazan, R.Y., “Why Democracies Collapse: A Study of Reasons for Democratic Failure and Success”, International Political Science Review , Vol. 25, No. 3, July 2005, pp. 291-309
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , December 2005, 44, pp. 1056-1062
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , December 2006, 45, pp. 1135-1142
  • Diskin, A. and Hazan, R.Y., “The Knesset Elections in Israel, March 2006”, Electoral Studies , 2006
  • Paul R. Abramson, Abraham Diskin, and Dan S. Felsenthal, "Nonvoting and the Decisiveness of Electoral Outcomes," Political Research Quarterly 60 (3) (September 2007), 500-515
  • Diskin, A., Eschet-Schwarz A. and Felsenthal D., “Homogeneity, Heterogeneity and Direct Democracy: The Case of Swiss Referenda”, Canadian Journal of Political Science , June 2007, 40(2), pp. 317-342
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , December 2007, 46: 978-986.
  • Diskin, A. and Felsenthal, D.S, “Individual Rationality and Bargaining”, Public Choice , 2007, 133:25-29.
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , December 2008, 47: 1019-1024.
  • Hazan, R.Y., and  Diskin, A., “The February 2009 Parliamentary Election in Israel”, Electoral Studies , 2009.
  • Diskin, A., and Koppel, M., “Voting Power: An Information Theory Approach”, Social Choice and Welfare , 2010, 34(1): 105-119.
  • Koppel, M., and Diskin, A., “Measuring Disproportionality, Volatility and Malapportionment: Axiomatization and Solutions”, Social Choice and Welfare , 2009, 33 (2): 281-286.
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , 48: 992-997, 2009.
  • Abramson, P.R., Aldrich, J.H., Blais, A., Diamond, M., Diskin, A., Indridason, I.H., Lee, D.J., and Levine, R., “Comparing Strategic Voting under FPTP and PR”, Comparative Political Studies , 43, 61-90, January 2010.
  • Diskin A., “The Likud: the Struggle for the Center”, Israel Affairs , 16 (1), January 2010, 51-68.
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , 49: 1025-1062, 2010.
  • Diskin, A., Koppel, M., and Samet, D., “Generalized Raiffa Solutions”, Games and Economic Behavior , 2011
  • Diskin, A., Diskin, H., and Hazan R.Y. “Why Democracies Fall: The Reasons for Democratic Failure and Success”, International Political Science Review (2011, special online issue of especially noteworthy articles published in the journal in the past decade; republication of IPSR (2005), 26(3), 291-309.)
  • Diskin, A., Diskin, H., and Hazan, R.Y., “Why Democracies Collapse: A Study of Reasons for Democratic Failure and Success”, International Political Science Review , Vol. 25, No. 3, July 2005, pp. 291-309 (2011, in Badie, B., Berg-Schlosser, D. and Morilino, L., (eds.) International Encyclopedia of Political Science , Sage Publications, Inc.)
  • Diskin, A., “Israel”, European Journal of Political Research , 50: 1011-1017, 2011.
  • Diskin, A. and E. Poldoksik, “Israel”, European Political Data Yearbook (European Journal of Political Research) , 51: 152-157, 2012
  • Abramson, P.R., Aldrich, J.H., Diskin, A., Houck, A., Levine, R., Scotto, T.J., "The British General Election of 2010 under Different Voting Rules", Electoral Studies , 30: 134-39, 2013
  • Diskin, A. and E. Poldoksik, “Israel”, European Political Data Yearbook (European Journal of Political Research) , 52, 2013
  • Diskin, A., and Hazan, R.Y., "The Parliamentary Election in Israel, January 2013", Electoral Studies , 34: 373-376, 2014

 

vi. Other publications

  • Diskin, A., “The 1981 Elections: Public Opinion Polls”, Jerusalem Quarterly , 22, 1981, pp.99-104
  • Diskin, A., “Second Thoughts about Egypt and the Peace Process”, Jerusalem Quarterly , 21, 1981, pp.124-128
  • Diskin, A., “The Jewish Ethnic Vote: The Demographic Myth”, Jerusalem Quarterly , 35, 1985, pp.53-60
  • Diskin, A., “In Different Ways – A Book Review”, Medina, Mimshal ve’Yehasim Beinleumiyim , 24, 1980, pp. 91-94, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., “Elections to the Knesset”; “Electoral Reform”; “Electoral System”; “Norwegian Law”, in Hattis-Rolef, S., (ed.),  Political Dictionary of the State of Israel , New York: McMillan, 1987 (Hebrew version by Jerusalem: Keter, 1987)
  • Diskin, A., “Don Peretz’s ‘The Government and Politics in Israel’, Hannah Hertzog’s ‘Adatiut Politit Be’Israel’”; “Michal Samir and Asher Arians’ ‘The Elections in Israel, 1984’”, in: Frankel, J., Medding, P., and Mendelson, E., (eds.), Studies in Contemporary Jewry , 4-6, New York: 1987-1990, (three book reviews)
  • Lijphart, A., and Diskin, A., “Electoral Reform in Israel: The Basic Options”, working paper presented to the IDI conference, Israel, March 1989
  • Diskin, A., “Micael Wolffsohn’s ‘Israel: Polity, Society, Economy 1882-1986 - An Introductory Handbook’”, Middle East Focus , 10(4), 1988, p.28 (Book Review)
  • Diskin, A., “Israele modello Westminster” (Intervista), in: Ideazione , 4(3),1997,  pp.185-190
  • (Diskin, A.), “Fifty Years of Political Science in Israel – A Letter from L. Gulliver”, Politica , 1998, pp. 113-116 (Hebrew).
  • Diskin, A., “The Second Option: Paradoxes and Dilemmas of Center Parties”, Panim , 1999, pp. 72-78, (Hebrew)
  • Diskin, A., “Israel after the Elections”, a paper presented to the Royal Institute of International Affairs”, London, 25.6.1999
  • Diskin, A., “Domestic Israeli Politics and Conflict”, paper presented in a conference held in Colgate University, March 2001 (revised May 2001), pp.47-58 in Rothstein, R.L., Ma’oz, M., and Shikaki, K., (eds.), The Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process, Brighton and Portland: Sussex Academic Press, 2002
  • Abramson, P., Aldrich, J.N., Diamond, M., Diskin, A., Levine, R., and Scotto, T.J., “Strategic Abandonment or Sincerity Second Best? Strategic Voting in the 1999 Israel Elections”, paper presented at 2001 annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association
  • Abramson, P., Aldrich, J.H., Diamond, M., Diskin, A., Levine, R., and  Scotto, T.J., "Prime Minister and Parliament: Strategic Split Ticket Voting." Paper presented at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association
  • Diskin, A., “Elections in Australia, Ireland, and Malta under the Single Transferable Vote; Reflections on an Embedded Institution”, Review on a book edited by S. Bowler and B. Grofman, Canadian Journal of Political Science , 2002
  • Diskin, A., “Ideology, Party Change, and Electoral Campaigns in Israel, 1965-2001”, Review of a book by Jonathan Mendilow, published in Political Science Quarterly , 2004
  • Diskin, A., Ben-Gurion against the Knesset by Giora Goldberg. Book Review, to be published in The Middle East Journal , 2004
  • Diskin, A., “Cleavages and Elections in Jerusalem”, Al, Netunaich Yerushalyim 2004 , Jerusalem: Jerusalem Institute of Israel Studies, 2005, pp. 56-64 (Hebrew)
  • Abramson, P., Aldrich, J., Blais, A., Diamond, M., Diskin, A., Indridason, I., Lee, D., and Levine, R., “Preferences and Choices in First-Past-the-Post and Proportional Representation”, Paper presented at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (47 pages)
  • Diskin, A., “Israel, State of: Historical Survey; Road to Oslo and After”, Encyclopedia Judica , 2 nd ed., Thomson-Gale, Detroit, and Keter Publishing House, Jerusalem, Vol. 10, pp. 242-253 
  • Diskin, A., “The 2008 Municipal Elections in Israel – Outcome and Political Implications”, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Israel, 2008
  • Diskin, A., “Le va-tout de Kadima”, Le Cahiers de L’Orient , 2009
  • (The list does not include non-academic books, general media publications, reports prepared within the framework of the IDF, reports prepared for governmental and international organizations, etc.)