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....
To Be Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge
The core of the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis is a territorial contest for the land that started long before the State of Israel was established. This book analyzes the land tenure system in Palestine under the administration of the British Mandate, questioning whether, and to...
To Be Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge
Politics and Development
Taking a multidisciplinary approach to examine the dynamics of ethno-national contestation and colonialism in Israel/Palestine, this book investigates the approaches for dealing with the colonial and post-colonial urban space, resituating them within the various theoretical frameworks in colonial...
Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge
Palestinian Politics and the City since 1967
This book examines Palestinian politics in Jerusalem since 1967, and in particular since the outbreak of the second Intifada in September 2000, focusing on the city’s decline as an Arab city and the identity crisis among the Jerusalemite Palestinians. Principally concerned with Palestinian politics...
Published January 18th 2011 by Routledge
Identity, Space and Place in the Levant
More than four million Palestinian refugees live in protracted exile across the Middle East. Taking a regional approach to Palestinian refugee exile and alienation across the Levant, this book proposes a new understanding of the spatial and political dimensions of refugee camps across the Middle...
Published October 31st 2010 by Routledge
A Comparative Perspective
This book delves into the issue of reparations in relation to Palestinian refugees in their search for a solution to their displacement and dispossession. Highlighting the broad spectrum of reparations available as forms of remedy for a historical injustice, the author probes the reasons behind the...
Published February 17th 2010 by Routledge
Different Faces of Jewish Populism
This book takes a fresh look at the trajectories of Israeli politics since the election of Likud in 1977, examining how right wing parties have adopted populist policies in order to carve out an identity and win support at the polls. As such it demonstrates how populism has become a hugely...
Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge
Civil society and peace building in ethnic-national states
This book is a comparison of two ethnic-national "apartheid" states – South Africa and Israel – which have been in conflict, and how internal dissent has developed. In particular it examines the evolution of effective white protest in South Africa and explores the reasons why comparably powerful...
Published August 9th 2009 by Routledge
Spatio-politics in a mixed community
Mixed city is a term widely used in Israel to describe areas occupied by both Jewish and Arab communities. In a critical examination of such cities, the author shows how a clear spatial and mental division exists between Arabs and Jews in Israel, and how the occurrence of such communities is both...
Published March 16th 2009 by Routledge
Israeli Academia and the Struggle for Identity
Tracing the evolution of the Israeli academic debate over history, politics, and collective identity, Understanding the Middle East Peace Process examines the Middle East peace process since Oslo and follows the discursive struggle over Israeli collective identity. Based on interviews with key...
Published January 29th 2009 by Routledge
Foreign donors and the power to promote and exclude
Palestinian Civil Society examines the development of civil society in the Arab Middle East and the impact of western donors, with particular reference to the Palestinian case. Looking at the evolution of Palestinian civil society organizations from sociological, historical, legal, and...
Published November 6th 2008 by Routledge
Identity and community
Since the occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip in 1967, more than a quarter of the Palestinians have been imprisoned by Israel on political grounds. This is the first major study that examines the community of Palestinian political prisoners in the Israeli prison system. Esmail Nashif...
Published May 15th 2008 by Routledge
Political guilt, wasted money
Why has the West disbursed vertiginous sums of money to the Palestinians after Oslo? What have been donors’ motivations and above all the political consequences of the funds spent? Based on original academic research and first hand evidence, this book examines the interface between diplomacy and...
Published March 31st 2008 by Routledge