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Land Acquisition – Books
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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This groundbreaking series of essays answers key questions, such as: What has been the main achievement of the Zionist movement? What accounts for the failure of the Palestinian National Movement to win its struggle against Israel? What do anti-Semitism, colonialism and racism have to do with the Palestinian/Israeli 'conflict'? Joseph Massad offers a radical departure...
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This book examines the situation of Arab Palestinian citizens of Israel, analyzing how the Palestinian collective identity has been shaped by social and political forces and how it poses major challenges to Israel’s policies, structure, and identity. Nadim Rouhana draws on surveys, interviews, and archival research to examine the evolvement of Palestinian identity in response to...
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