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Marc Lamont Hill & Mitchel Plitnick unmask the systems and structures that enable progressives to separate Palestine from all other rights-based struggles and treat it differently. They also highlight how US policy entrenches Israel's authoritarian rule over Palestinians, and observe how Israel perpetuates this oppression by misrepresenting Palestinians who speak of their oppression as anti-Semites...
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Jeff Halper argues that the only way out of a colonial situation is decolonization: the dismantling of Zionist structures of domination and control and their replacement by a single democratic state, in which Palestinians and Israeli Jews forge a new civil society and a shared political community.
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Abulhawa narrates the story of Nahr, a Palestinian refugee who, despite learning from an early age that she is a second-class citizen, continues to dream of love and acceptance. She arrives in Palestine via Kuwait and Amman, and endures a suffocating confinement that steals the best years of her life and entraps her beloved homeland.
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This book provides a superb account of the colonial war on Palestine, and it covers a broad range of historical events that range from the early years of the twentieth century up until the ongoing death of the peace process.
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Noura Erakat demonstrates that international law can make a vital contribution when it is wielded by a sophisticated political movement that can “give meaning to the law and also directly challenge the structure of power that has placed Palestinians outside the law”.
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Based on historical foundations, the book by Dr. Nadim Rouhana examines the approach in which Israel institutionalizes ethnic privileging among its nationally diverse citizens. Contributors to this book discuss the paradoxes of democratic claims in ethnic states, and the dynamics of social conflict in the absence of equality. This book advances a new understanding of...
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Any comparison of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to apartheid South Africa, is usually met with swift denunciation. The book by Ilan Pappe marks the first major scholarly book analyzing the apartheid analogy and its implications for international law, activism, and policy making. Contributors from a wide range of disciplines and fields from both countries, including historians, political...
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An essential primer for those getting to grips with the Palestine/Israel conflict for the first time. Ben White skilfully distills the work of academics and experts into a highly accessible introduction. The book is rooted in the author's extensive personal experience in Palestine and includes testimonies by Palestinians describing how Israeli apartheid affects their daily...
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Beyond Occupation analyses three critical terms that regularly arise in contemporary arguments about Israel's practices towards Palestinians in the occupied territories – occupation, colonialism and apartheid – and explores the degree to which their definitions in international law truly apply to Israel's policies. Colonialism and apartheid are serious breaches of human rights law while apartheid...
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Clear-eyed, sharply reasoned, and compassionate, Ali Abunimah proposes a visionary alternative to the two state solution: to revive the neglected idea of one state shared by two peoples. The author demonstrates that both people are so intertwined by now—geographically and economically—that separation cannot lead to the security Israelis need or the rights Palestinians must have. Taking...
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