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Canetti-Nisim, D., Halperin, E., Sharvit, K., Hobfoll, S. (2009). A new stress-based model of political extremism: Personal exposure to terrorism, psychological distress and exclusionist political attitudes. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 53, 363-389. View

Halperin, E., Canetti-Nisim, D & Hirsch-Hoefler, S. (2009). Emotional antecedents of political intolerance: The central role of group-based hatred. Political Psychology, 30, 93-123. View

Halperin, E., Canetti-Nisim, D., Hobfoll, E. S & Johnson J. R. (2009). Heightened by failure to gain resources in a new society: Terror, resource gains and ethnic intolerance. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 35:6,997-1014. View

Canetti-Nisim, D., Halperin, E., Hobfoll, E. S., Hirsch-Hoefler, S & Shapira, O. (2009). On the Eve of Forced Disengagement: How Religiosity, Authoritarianism, and Threat Perceptions Impact Jewish Settlers’ Exclusionism towards Arabs in Israel International. Journal of Intercultural Relations, 33, 463 – 474. View

Halperin, E., Canetti-Nisim, D., & Pedahzur, A. (2009). On the Central Role of “Threat Perception” in Mediating the Influence of Socio-Economic Factors on Xenophobic Attitudes (pp.121-138). In Majid Al-Haj (Ed.) Multiculturalism in Israel (Temporary name) Germany: Hamburg Publication. View

Hirsch-hoefler, S., Halperin, E & Canetti-Nisim, D. (2009). The Disengagement as an ‘Anti-Democratic Process’ – True Belief in Democratic Values or Public Relations in the Service of the Opposition?” In Lebel, U., Misgav, H and Avgar, T. In the Shadow of the Disengagement.

Halperin, E., Bar-Tal, D., Sharvit, K., Rosler, N & Raviv, A. (2009). Prolonged Occupation: Psychosocial and Moral Aspects of an Occupying Society (pp. 211 – 232). In C, Kinnvall and S, Scuzzarello (Eds) On Behalf of Others : the morality of care in a global world. Oxford: Oxford University Press. View

Bar-Tal, D & Halperin, E (2009). Overcoming psychological barriers to peace making: The influence of mediating beliefs about losses (pp. 431 – 448). in M. Mikulincer & P. R. Shaver (Eds.), Prosocial motives, emotions and behavior. Washington D.C.: American Psychological Association Press. View

Gayer, C., Tal, S., Halperin, E., & Bar-Tal, D. (2009). Overcoming psychological barriers to peaceful conflict resolution: The role of arguments about losses. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 53, 951-975. View



Halperin, E., Bar-Tal, D., Nets-Zehngut, R & Drori, E. (2008). Emotions in Conflict: Correlates of Fear and Hope in the Israeli-Jewish Society. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 14, 233-258. View

Halperin, E., (2008), Group-based Hatred in Intractable Conflict in Israel. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 52, 713-736. View

Canetti-Nisim, D., Arieli, G &. Halperin, E. (2008). Life, pocketbook, or culture: The role of perceived security threats in promoting exclusionist political attitudes toward minorities in Israel. Political Research Quarterly, 61, 90-103. View

Bar-Tal, D & Halperin, E. (2008). The Influence of Prime Minister Ehud Barak on Israeli Public Opinion – July 2000-February 2001. Megamot, 45, 435-463 (in Hebrew). View

Bar-Tal, D., Halperin, E., Sharvit, K., Rosler, N & Raviv, A. (2008). Prolonged occupation: Socio-psychosocial aspects of an occupying society. Israeli Sociology, 9, 357-386 (in Hebrew). View



Halperin, E., Pedahzur , A., & Canetti-Nisim, D. (2007). Psycho-Economic Approaches to the Study of Hostile Attitudes towards Minority Groups: A Study among Israeli Jews. Social Science Quarterly, 88, 177-198.  View

Halperin, E., & Bar-Tal, D. (2007). The fall of the peace camp in Israel. Conflict and Communication Online. 6, 2. View

Halperin, E., Canetti-Nisim, D., & Pedahzur , A.. (2007). Threatened by the uncontrollable: psychological and socio-economic antecedents of social distance towards labor migrants in Israel. International Journal of Inter-Cultural Relations, 31, 459-478. View

Bar-Tal, D., Halperin, E., & de-Rivera, J. (2007). Collective emotions in conflict situations: Societal implications. Journal of Social Issues, 63, 441-460. View

Ben-Dor, G., Halperin, E., Hirsch-Hoefler, S., & Canetti-Nisim, D. (2007). The Social Aspect of National Security: The Impact of Terror on Israeli Society. Defense Journal.

Ben-Dor, G., Canetti-Nisim, D & Halperin, E. (2007). The social aspect of national security: Israeli public opinion and the second Lebanon war. Haifa: National Security Studies Center.



Halperin, E., & Bar-Tal, D. (2006). Democratic values and education for democracy in the state of Israel. Democracy and Security, 2, 169-200 (leading article). View

Halperin, E., Hirsch-Hoefler, S., & Canetti-Nisim, D. (2006). The Xenophobic Demon is Already Out of the Bottle: On the Role of Psychological, Social, and Economic Predictors in the Formation of Xenophobic Attitudes towards Foreign Workers. Social Issues in Israel, 1, 89-127. (in Hebrew).

Hirsch-Hoefler, S., & Halperin, E. (2006). Through the Squalls of Hate: Arab-Phobic Attitudes among Extreme Right and Moderate Right in Israel. Palestine Israel Journal. 12, 53-61.

Canetti-Nisim, D., Hobfoll, S., Halperin, E., & Shapira, O. (2006). On the eve of evacuation of Jewish settlers from Gaza strip: The psychological and political effects of the disengagement plan on the settlers. Haifa: National Security Study Center.