Prof. Yehouda Shenhav

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Prof. Yehouda Shenhav
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Research

Yehouda Shenhav (Ph.D Stanford University 1985) is a Professor of Sociology at Tel-Aviv University.

His main areas are social theory, sociology of knowledge, management and bureaucracies, ethnicity, race and the political sociology of sovereignty.

 

Previously held positions:

 

Editor of Theory & Criticism (2000-2010), an academic and intellectual journal which leads critical theory in Israel.

 

Head of Advanced Studies at the Vanleer Jerusalem Institute (2005-2010).

Senior editor for Organization Studies (2004-2010).

 

Editor of Theory & Criticism in Context [Hebrew] which publishes original critical views on culture, society and knowledge in Israel (2003-to current).

 

Head of Horowitz Institute for Social Research (2003-2005).

Chair of Sociology and Anthropology department at Tel Aviv University (1995-1998).

 

Visiting Professor at: Stanford, Princeton, Columbia, Iowa, and Madison-Wisconsin.

 

 

Research Interests

Social theory, sociology of knowledge, management and bureaucracies, ethnicity, race and the political sociology of sovereignty.

Main works:

 

— His main work in the area of history of management was published in Manufacturing Rationality: The Engineering Foundations of the Managerial Revolution (Oxford University Press, 1999).

 

— His main work in the area of nationalism, ethnicity and religion was published in The Arab Jews: A Postcolonial Reading of Nationalism, Ethnicity and Religion (Stanford University Press, 2006).

 

— His views on the Israeli-Palestinian war are published in Beyond the Two States Solution: A Jewish Political Essay (Polity Press, 2012).

 

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