Adital Ben-Ari

Prof. Adital Ben-Ari

University of Haifa, Israel



1989 Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, USA

1980 M.A., University of Haifa, Israel

1978 B.A., University of Haifa, Israel

Publications (Selected)

  1. Ben-Ari, A. (2001). Homosexuality and heterosexism: Views From academicians in the helping professions. The British Journal of Social Work. 31, 119-131. (IF 1.524)
  2. Ben-Ari, A. (2001). Experiences of “not belonging” in collectivistic communities: Narratives of gays in kibbutzes. Journal of Homosexuality, 42, 101-124. (IF 0.59)
  3. Ben-Ari, A. (2001). Changes and developments in homosexuality research - A three decade perspective. The Journal of Applied Social Science, 25, 169-174.
  4. Ben-Ari, A. (2001). Alternative modalities of help within socio-political and ethnic minorities: Self-help among Arabs living in Israel. Community Mental Health Journal, 37, 245-259. (IF 1.506)
  5. Ben-Ari, A., & Pines, M. A., (2002).The changing role of family in utilization of social support: Views from Israeli Jewish and Arab students Families in Society, 83, 93-102. (IF 0.368)
  6. Azaiza, F., & Ben-Ari, A. (2002). Knowledge and attitudes towards AIDS: A comparison between Arab and Jewish professionals living in Israel.  International Journal of Social Welfare, 11, 331-339. (IF 0.724)
  7. Ben-Ari, A., & Gil, S. (2002).Traditional support systems: Are they sufficient in a culturally diverse academic environment? The British Journal of Social Work, 32, 629-638. (IF  1.524)
  8. Ben-Ari, A. (2002). Dimensions and predictions of professional involvement in self-help groups: A view from within. Health and Social Work, 27, 95-103. (IF 1.008)
  9. Pines, M. A., Ben-Ari, A., Utasi, A., & Larson, D. (2002). A cross-cultural investigation of social support and burnout. European Psychologist, 7, 256-264. (IF 1.667)
  10. Latzer, Y., Ben-Ari, A., & Galamidi, N. (2002) Anorexia nervosa and the family: Effects on younger sisters to anorexia nervosa patients. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 14, 275-281
  11. Ben-Ari, A., & Effrat, R. (2002). Narratives of Israeli lesbian adolescents’ coming-out: The dialectics between experiences of marginality and mainstream conformity. Arete, 26, 46-56.
  12. Lavee, Y., & Ben-Ari, A. (2003). Daily stresses and uplifts during times of political tension: Jews and Arabs in Israel. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry,7, 65-73. . (IF 1.959)
  13. Ben-Ari, A., Winstok, Z., & Eisikovits, Z. (2003). Choice within entrapment and entrapment within choice: The challenge facing battered women who stay
  14. Families in Society-The Journal of Contemporary Human Services, 84,  539-546. (IF 0.368)
  15. Ben-Ari, A., & Azaiza, F. (2003). Effectiveness of helpline among socio-political minorities: A view from both sides of the line. Families in Society, 84, 417-422. (IF 0.368)
  16. Ben-Ari, A., & Somer, E. (2004).The aftermath of therapist-client sex: exploited women struggle with the consequences. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 11, 126-136.  (IF 1.275)
  17. Ben-Ari, A. (2004). Sources of social support and attachment s among Israeli-Arab students. International Social Work Journal, 47, 187-201. (IF 0.436)
  18. Ben-Ari, A., & Lavee, Y.(2004). Cultural orientation, ethnic affiliation, and negative daily occurrences: A multi-dimensional cross-cultural analysis. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 74, 102-111. (IF 1.959)
  19. Ben-Ari, A., & Gil, S. (2004). Well being among minority students: The role of perceived social support. Journal of Social Work, 2 215-225.(IF 0.444)
  20. Lavee, Y., & Ben-Ari, A.  (2004). Emotional expression and neuroticism: Do they predict marital quality? Journal of Family Psychology, 18, 620–627. (IF 2.06)
  21. Ben-Ari, A., & Lavee Y. (2005). Dyadic characteristics of individual attributes: attachment, neuroticism, and their relation to marital quality Journal of Orthopsychaitry, 75, 621-631. (IF 1.959)
  22. Ben-Ari, A, Lavee, Y., & Gal, Z. (2006). Midlife perspective of falling in love: The dialectic of unique experiences. Journal of Adult Development, 13, 118-123. (IF 0.571)
  23. Ben-Ari, A., & Livni, T. (2006). Motherhood Isn't a given thing: Experiences and constructed meanings of Biological and non-biological lesbian mothers. Sex Roles, 54, 521-531. (IF 1.658)
  24. Ben-Ari, A., & Lavee, Y. (2007). Dyadic closeness: From the inside story to a conceptual model, Journal of social & Personal Relationships. 24, 627-644. (IF 1.322)
  25. Lavee, Y., & Ben-Ari, A. (2007). Dyadic distance: From the inside story to a conceptual model, Journal of social & Personal Relationships.24, 645-655. (IF 1.322)
  26. Ben-Ari, A., & Lavee, Y. (2007). The effect of security-related stress on dyadic closeness among Jews and Arabs in Israel: A daily diary study Family Process, 46, 381-393. (IF 1.926)
  27. Lavee, Y., & Ben-Ari, A. (2007). Relationships of dyadic closeness with work-related stress: A daily diary approach. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 69, 1021-1035. (IF 1.849 )
  28. Ben-Ari, A., & Vineberg, G. (2007). The dialectics between the personal and the interpersonal in the experiences of adoptive single mothers by choice. Sex Roles, 56, 823-833 (IF 1.658)
  29. Enosh, G., Ben-Ari, A., & Buchbinder, E., (2008). Sense of differentness in the Construction of Knowledge, Qualitative Inquiry, 14, 450-465 (IF 0.673)
  30. Lavee, Y., & Ben-Ari, A. (2008) The association of daily hassles and uplifts with family and life satisfaction: Does cultural orientation make a difference? American Journal of Community Psychology, 41, 89-98 (IF 2.16)
  31. Ben-Ari, A., & Dayan, D. (2008). Splitting and integrating: The enabling narratives of mental health professionals who lived with domestic and intimate violence, Qualitative Inquiry, 14, 1425-1443. (IF 0.673)
  32. Ben-Ari, A., & Or-Chen, K., (2009). Integrating competing conceptions of risk: A call for future direction of research. Journal of Risk Research, 12, 865 – 877. (IF 1.040) integrative paper
  33. Enosh, G., & Ben-Ari, A. (2010). Cooperation and conflict in qualitative research: A dialectical approach to knowledge production. Qualitative Health Research, 20, 125-130. (IF 2.264) equal contribution
  34. Ben-Ari, A. & Strier, R. (2010). Rethinking cultural competence: What can we learn from Levinas? British Journal of Social Work, 40, 2155-2167. (IF 1.524)) equal contribution
  35. Ben-Ari, A., & Adler, A. (2010). Dialectics between splitting and integrating in the lives of heterosexually married gay men.  Psychology, 1, 106-112
  36. Ben-Ari, A., & Lavee, Y. (2011). How does socio-political context shape daily living: Jews and Arabs in Israel, Psychology, 2, 1-11integrative paper
  37. Ben-Ari, A., & Enosh, G. (2011). Processes of Reflectivity: Knowledge Construction in Qualitative Research. Qualitative Social Work, 10, 151-171,  equal contribution
  38. Ben-Ari, A., & Lavee, Y. (2011). Ambivalence over emotional expression in intimate relationships: A shift from an individual characteristic to dyadic attribute, American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 81, 277-284 (IF 1.959)
  39. Ben-Ari, A. (2012). Rethinking closeness and distance in intimate relationships: Are they really two opposites? Journal of Family Issues, 33, 389-410. (IF 1.264) integrative paper
  40. Enosh, G., & Ben-Ari, A. (2013). Perceiving the other: hostile and danger attributions among Jewish and Arab social work students in Israel. European Journal of Social Work, 16(3), 427-442.
  41. Ben Ari, A. & Enosh, G. (2012). Power relations and reciprocity: Dialectics of knowledge construction. Qualitative Health Research, 23, 422-429. Equal contribution.
  42. Nadan, Y. & Ben-Ari, A. (2013). What can we learn from rethinking “multiculturalism” in social work education? Social Work Education, 32(8), 1089–1102.
  43. Nadan, Y., Weinberg-Kurnik, G. & Ben-Ari, A. (2015). Bringing context and power relations to the fore: Intergroup dialogue as a tool in social work education. British Journal of Social Work, 45, 260–277. doi:10.1093/bjsw/bct116
  44. Nadan, Y. & Ben-Ari, A. (2013). Social work education in the context of armed political conflict: An Israeli perspective. British Journal of Social Work (accepted for publication) (27 pages) (IF=1.28).
  45. Weinberg-Kurnik, G., Nadan, Y. & Ben-Ari, A. (2015). It takes three for dialogue: Considering a triadic structure of intergroup encounter. International Journal of Conflict Management, 26(1), 68–84.