The Naqab Bedouin and Colonialism
To Be Published November 1st 2013 by Routledge – 224 pages
This is a collection of cutting-edge research on the Naqab Bedouin in Israel. The present volume brings together this new scholarship to challenge perceived paradigms, often dominated by orientalist, modernist or developmentalist assumptions on the Naqab Bedouin.
Foreword: Decolonising the Paradigms & Palestinian Bedouin Knowledge Production – Ismael Abu Saad Part I: Changing Paradigms 1 Introduction: Rethinking the Paradigms – Richard Ratcliffe, Mansour Nasra, Sarab Abu Rabia Qweider, Sophie Richter-Devroe 2 The Forgotten Victims of the Palestine Ethnic Cleansing – Ilan Pappe 3 Past and Present in the Discourse of Negev Bedouin Geography – Yuval Karplus 4 The New Generation of Bedouin Researchers – Safu Abu Rabia Part II: New Paradigm: Agency and Activism 5 Re-writing the history: The Naqab Bedouin and nationalism under Israeli Military Rule (1948-1967) – Mansour Nsara 6 Bedouin Women in the Negev – Elizabeth Marteu 7 Cause and Identity in Advocacy for the Arab Bedouin Community of the Negev – Ahmad Amara 8 Sites of Depoliticisation - Shifra Kirsch Part III: Politics of Research 9 Through Feminine Indigenous Eyes – Sarab Abu Rabia 10 Decolonising Research on Palestinians – Anaheed Al-Hardan 10 How can a Gendered Analysis Contribute to decolonising Research on the Naqab and Palestine/Israel – Sophie Richter-Devroe 11 Afterword – Oren Yiftachel
Mansour Nsara is a Teaching Fellow in the Department of Politics, University of Exeter