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Title Palestine and the Palestinians in the 21st century / edited by Rochelle Davis and Mimi Kirk.

Publication Info. Bloomington and Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, [2013]


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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Summary Recent developments in Palestinian political, economic, and social life have resulted in greater insecurity and diminishing confidence in Israel's willingness to abide by political agreements or the Palestinian leadership's ability to forge consensus. This volume examines the legacies of the past century, conditions of life in the present, and the possibilities and constraints on prospects for peace and self-determination in the future. These historically grounded essays by leading scholars engage the issues that continue to shape Palestinian society, such as economic development, access to
Contents Introduction; Part 1: Colonial Projects and Twentieth-Century Currents; 1 The Zionist Colonization of Palestine in the Context of Comparative Settler Colonialism; 2 Colonial Occupation and Development in the West Bank and Gaza: Understanding the Palestinian Economy through the Work of Yusif Sayigh; 3 War, Peace, Civil War: A Pattern?; Part 2: Politics, Law, and Society: Twenty-First-Century Developments and Paradigms; 4 Palestinians Following the 2006 Legislative Election: A Critical Election?
5 Before Gaza, After Gaza: Examining the New Reality in Israel/Palestine6 The Legal Trajectory of the Palestinian Refugee Issue: From Exclusion to Ambiguity; 7 The Debate on Islamism and Secularism: The Case of Palestinian Women's Movements; 8 Other Worlds to Live In: Palestinian Retrievals of Religion and Tradition under Conditions of Chronic National Collapse; Part 3: Trajectories for the Future, Solutions for a State; 9 Palestine in the American Political Arena: Is a ""Reset"" Possible?; 10 Human Rights and the Rule of Law
11 Lessons for Palestine from Northern Ireland: Why George Mitchell Couldn't Turn Jerusalem into Belfast12 One State: The Realistic Solution.
Subject Palestinian Arabs -- Politics and government -- Congresses.
Palestinian Arabs -- Western Bank -- Congresses.
Palestinian Arabs -- Gaza Strip -- Congresses.
Arab-Israeli conflict -- Congresses.
Israel -- Politics and government -- Congresses.
Added Author Davis, Rochelle, editor of compilation.
Kirk, Mimi, editor of compilation.
Piterberg, Gabriel, 1955- author. Zionist colonization of Palestine in the context of comparative settler colonialism.
Other Form: Print version: Palestine and the Palestinians in the 21st century 9780253010803 (DLC) 2013034075 (OCoLC)830946905
ISBN 9780253010919 electronic bk
0253010918 electronic bk
1299924298 ebook
9781299924291 ebook
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