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פרופ’ אברהם דיסקין

Abraham Diskin

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ראש החוג למנהל ממשל ומשפט


אודות

פרופ’ דיסקין חקר ולימד במחלקה למדע המדינה באוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים. הוא שימש כראש המחלקה למדע המדינה באוניברסיטה העברית וכיו”ר האגודה הישראלית למדע מדינה. במהלך השנים שירת כפרופסור אורח באוניברסיטאות רבות בארה”ב, קנדה, אירופה ויפן.
פרופ’ דיסקין מתמחה, בין היתר, בפוליטיקה השוואתית, בפוליטיקה ישראלית בשיטות בחירות, בהתנהגות בוחרים, בקבלת החלטות ובתורת המשחקים. הוא פרסם בנושאים אלה כעשרים ספרים וכמאה וחמישים מאמרים אקדמיים, שעשרות רבות מהם התפרסמו במיטב כתבי העת הבינלאומיים.
בתפקידיו הציבוריים שימש פרופ’ דיסקין, בין היתר לראשי המערכת הפוליטית בישראל – ראשי ממשלה, שרים וחברי כנסת. הוא ייעץ גם לכנסת ולועדותיה למשרדי ממשלה שונים ולאמצעי התקשורת בארץ ובעולם. כמו כן שימש בתפקידים ציבוריים שונים. כך למשל שימש כיו”ר וועדת הצוערים של משרד החוץ, כיועץ של וועדת הבחירות המרכזית וכיו”ר וועדת המועצה להשכלה גבוהה למינהל ציבורי ולמדע המדינה.
תחת הכינוי “ברטי” התפרסם פרופ’ דיסקין כסופר, צייר ופסל. שלישיית דמויות הברונזה “חורבן, גולה ותקומה” שיצק, מוצבת בכניסה למרכז האקדמי שערי מדע ומשפט.


השכלה

1968, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, BA, Political Science and Statistics

1971, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, MA, Political Science

1976, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Ph.D., Political Science, Supervisor: E. Gutmann

1978, Michigan University, Post Doctoral Fellowship, Political Science, Host: P. Converse


תחומי הוראה והתמחויות

פוליטיקה ישראלית, פוליטיקה השוואתית, משפט חוקתי, שיטות בחירות, התנהגות בוחרים, דעת קהל, תורת המשחקים, מודלים כמותיים ומחקר כמותני.

קורסים במרכז האקדמי שערי מדע ומשפט

  • מבוא למדע המדינה
  • משטר מדינת ישראל
  • יסודות הסטטיסטיקה
  • שיטות מחקר
  • קבלת החלטות

פרסומים נבחרים

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., 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).

Diskin, A., and Navon, E., Improving the Accountability and Stability of Israel’s Political System: A Detailed Proposal for a Feasible Electoral Reform, Jerusalem: Kohelet, 2017 (English and Hebrew versions).

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-dimensionality 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-dimensionality 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 (2nd 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, pp. 33-40.

Diskin, A., “The political system during the fourth decade” pp. 23-38 in Weitz, Y. and Zameret, Z. (eds.), The Fourth Decade, Jerusalem: Ben Zvi Institute, 2016

Paul R. Abramson, John H. Aldrich, Abraham Diskin, Aaron M. Houck, Renan Levine, Thomas J. Scotto, and David B. Sparks. 2018. “The Effect of National and Constituency Expectations on Tactical Voting in the British General Election of 2010.” In The Many Faces of Strategic Voting: Tactical Behavior in Electoral Systems Around the World, ed. Laura B. Stephenson, John H. Aldrich and André Blais. (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press). Pp. 28-60.

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 10th 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. Podoksik, “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. Podoksik, “Israel”, European Political Data Yearbook (European Journal of Political Research), 52(1), 111-113, 2013

Diskin, A., and Hazan, R.Y., “The Parliamentary Election in Israel, January 2013”, Electoral Studies, 34: 373-376, 2014

Podoksik, E., and A., Diskin, A. and E. Poldoksik, “Israel”, European Political Data Yearbook (European Journal of Political Research), 53(1), 170-179, 2014

Diskin, A. and E. Podoksik, “Israel”, European Political Data Yearbook (European Journal of Political Research), 54(1), 2015

Rohn, E., Kalech, M., and Diskin, A., “Coalition formation decision support system”, Social Science Computer Review, vol. 34, 1-19, 2015

Hazan, R.Y., and Diskin, A., “Plus ça Change, Plus C’est La Même Chose: The 2015 Israeli Elections”, Electoral Studies, vol. 40, 411-418, 2015

Diskin, A. and E. Podoksik, “Israel”, European Political Data Yearbook (European Journal of Political Research), vol. 55, 140-148, 2016

Navon, E. and A. Diskin, “Israel”, European Political Data Yearbook (European Journal of Political Research), vol. 56, 2017

Diskin, A. and E. Navon, “Israel”, European Political Data Yearbook (European Journal of Political Research), vol. 57, 2018

Navon, E. and A. Diskin, “Israel”, European Political Data Yearbook (European Journal of Political Research), vol. 58, 2019

Diskin, A., “Three Political Science Theories and the Double Elections of 2019”, Ha’Umah, 2019 (Hebrew)

Kalech, M., Koppel, M., Diskin, A., Rohn, E., and Roshansky, I., “Formation of Parties and Coalitions in Multiple Referendums”, Group Decisions and Negotiation, 2020

Diskin., and Y. Ganel, “Israel”, European Political Data Yearbook (European Journal of Political Research), vol. 59, 2020

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, 2nd 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

Diskin, A., “Will Bagatz continue to be a supreme legislature”, Ha’Umma, 197, pp. 26-34, February 2015 (Hebrew)

Diskin, A., “Following Likud’s victory in Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu faces a challenge to secure a stable government”, European Politics and Policy, The London School of Economics and Political Science, http://bit.ly/1C3lqix, 2015

Diskin, A., “The smaller the coalition, the longer tends to be its durability”, Ha’Umma, 198, pp. 7-12, May 2015 (Hebrew)

Diskin, A., “Examination of the double elections by three political theories”, Ha’Umma, 216, pp. 19-24, November 2019 (Hebrew)

(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.)


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