Bowes A (1990) The Experiment That did not Fail: Image and Reality in the Israeli Kibbutz. International Journal of Middle East Studies, 22 (1), pp. 85-104. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0020743800033195
The kibbutzim of Israel show the world that communal living can be successful, and many observers have asked the questions: Can this success be repeated elsewhere? What are its lessons for other societies? In sociology, the validity and importance of comparative study and the intrinsic interest of the kibbutz way of life cannot be denied.
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