Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

One Galilee pub shows that 'economic peace' is not enough

June 4, 2018 972 Magazine

Throughout the Galilee, Jews and Arabs interact and live side by side. But because their interactions are primarily economic, social mistrust remains. Professor Ashutosh Varshney compared this situation to his studies of villages in the Gujarat state of India, where Muslims and Hindus coexist more harmoniously than in other parts of the country -- but that harmony is demonstrably less shaky with added social, and not just economic, interaction.

One Galilee pub shows that 'economic peace' is not enough (comments by Ashutosh Varshney) – 972 Magazine