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BERKOVITCH, Nitza 1955-

PERSONAL: Born September 7, 1955, in Israel. Ethnicity: "Jewish." Education: Tel-Aviv University, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1981, M.A. (magna cum laude), 1986; Stanford University, Ph.D., 1995. Politics: "Feminist, left." Religion: Jewish.

ADDRESSES: Home—24 Yad Vashem St., Bet See'eem, Beer Sheva, Israel. Offıce—Department of Behavioral Sciences, Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel 84105; fax 97-23-605-0406. E-mail— [email protected].

CAREER: Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel, visiting lecturer in management and sociology, 1986-88, visiting lecturer in sociology, 1994-95; Stanford University, Stanford, CA, statistical consultant in libraries and information resources, 1991-93, adjunct lecturer in sociology, 1992-94; Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel, lecturer in behavioral sciences, 1995—, co-director of women's studies program, 1996—, head of sociology program, 1997-98. Western Washington University, adjunct lecturer, 1993. Adva Research Institute, member of editorial board of Lexicon on Inequality, 1998—; consultant to Israel Science Foundation, Ministry of Science, and Megamot.

AWARDS, HONORS: Grant from Devora Netzer Fund for Research and Promotion of Women in the Community, 1991-92; Morris Ginsberg postdoctoral fellow, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1994-95; grants from Ford Foundation, 1999-2001, and Israel Ministry of Science, 1999-2001.


From Motherhood to Citizenship: Women's Rights andInternational Organizations, Johns Hopkins University Press (Baltimore, MD), 1999.

Contributor to books, including Public Rights, Public Rules: Constituting Citizens in the World Polity and National Policy, edited by Connie L. McNeely, Garland Publishing (New York, NY), 1998, and Constructing World Culture: International Non-Governmental Organizations since 1875, edited by John Boli and George Thomas, Stanford University Press (Stanford, CA), 1996. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals in Israel and elsewhere, including Israeli Sociology, Sociological Perspectives, Theory and Critique, and Women Studies International Forum. Member of editorial board, coeditor of special issue, 1999—.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Globalization, the Textile Industry, and Women's Work, with Uri Ram; Gender and the Welfare State: The Case of Israel, with Sara Helam.

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