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The Principle of Temporary Residence in a Collective Community


  • Greenberg, Ofra


Nes Ammim is a communal settlement in Israel, populated by European Christians. It is similar to many other settlements, apart from one important characteristic: the condition limiting duration of residence. The population turnover resulting from this condition has repercussions on all aspects of life in the village: the economy, social ties with the surroundings, and social contacts among the residents. The principle of temporary residence has become a built-in limitation for the settlement.

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  • Greenberg, Ofra, 2000. "The Principle of Temporary Residence in a Collective Community," Journal of Rural Cooperation, Hebrew University, Center for Agricultural Economic Research, vol. 28(1).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:jlorco:62065

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