Posts Tagged: israel

Review of Yael Raviv, Falafel Nation: Cuisine and the Making of National Identity in Israel

11Aug 17

Reviewed by Ryan Zohar

Falafel Nation: Cuisine and the Making of National Identity in Israel
Yael Raviv
Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 2015, 304 pp., $34.50
ISBN: 978-0-8032-9017-4

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Pockets of Privilege: A Historical, Spatial, and Political Economy Analysis of Industrial Zones in Palestine

16Mar 17

Rohan Advani

Abstract: This article argues that industrial zones in Palestine do not effectively promote Palestinian economic development. The article rests on a historical, spatial, and economic analysis of the political economy of industrial zones in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Continue reading →

Review of Mansour Nasasra, Sophie Richter-Devroe, Sarab Abu-Rabia-Queder & Richard Ratcliffe (Eds), The Naqab Bedouin and Colonialism: New Perspectives

3May 16

Reviewed by Thayer Hastings

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White Flag of Resistance

20Dec 11

A review article by Yonatan Mendel

Texts reviewed:

Emile Habiby, The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist, trans. Salma Khadra Jayyusi and Trevor Le Gassick (London: Arabia Books, 2010).

Imīl Ḥabībī, al-Waqāʾiʿ al-Gharbiyya fī Ikhtifāʾ Saʿīd Abī al-Naḥs al-Mutashāʾil (Haifa: Dar Arabesque, 2006).

Imil Ḥabibi, ha-Opsimist: ha-Khroniḳa ha-Muflaʾah shel Heʿalmut Saʿid Abu al-Naḥs al-Mutashaʾil, trans. Anton Shammas (Tel Aviv: ha-Ḳibuts ha-Meʾuḥad, 1995). Continue reading →

To Manage, Resolve or Transform? The Way Forward for the EU in the Middle East Peace Process

15Jun 11

Anders Persson

Abstract: This article argues that 40 years of EU peacebuilding in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict have produced few significant results with a possible exception to this being the parameters provided by the EU for a just peace Continue reading →

Western Sahara and Palestine: A Comparative Study of Colonialisms, Occupations, and Nationalisms

15Jun 11

Rana B. Khoury

Abstract: Occupation and colonization are terms that evoke an era of empires and great powers. Yet for two peoples, occupation and settler colonialism are not remnants of a time foregone; they remain the reality Continue reading →

The Role of Israel in Ayman Nour’s Liberal Vision for Egypt

15Jun 11

Ofir Winter

Abstract: In recent years, Ayman Nour has emerged as a prominent leader of the Egyptian liberal opposition. Although Israel is not at the focus of his discourse, it is, nevertheless, not entirely ignored. This article examines Continue reading →

Bedouin Settlement in Late Ottoman and British Mandatory Palestine: Influence on the Cultural and Environmental Landscape, 1870-1948

15Jun 11

Dr. Seth J. Frantzman and Ruth Kark

Abstract: During the late Ottoman and British Mandatory periods the cultural and environmental landscape of Palestine changed dramatically. This was reflected in both urban development and rural settlement patterns Continue reading →