Posts Tagged: israeli-palestinian conflict

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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Review of J. M. N. Jeffries and William Mathew (ed.), The Palestine Deception, 1915-23: The McMahon-Hussein Correspondence, the Balfour Declaration, and the Jewish National Home

24Nov 15

Reviewed by Nadia Naser-Najjab Continue reading →

Review of Jonathan Marc Gribetz, Defining Neighbors: Religion, Race, and the Early Zionist-Arab Encounter

23Apr 15

Reviewed by Lauren Banko Continue reading →

Review of Diana K. Davis and Edmund Burke III (eds.), Environmental Imaginaries of the Middle East and North Africa

20Mar 15

Reviewed by Noah Haiduc-Dale Continue reading →

After ‘Security First’: An analysis of security transition and ‘statebuilding’ in the West Bank 2007-11

13Jun 14

Philip Leech

Abstract: The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) imposition of order after the end of the al-Aqsa Intifada has been generally interpreted as a success. Not only did the PA consolidate its power in the West Bank and restore good relations with Israel and the West, it also appeared to obtain popular legitimacy by cracking down on its political opponents. Continue reading →

The Impact of ‘Biblical Orientalism’ in Late Nineteeth- and Early Twentieth-Century Palestine

30Jan 14

Lorenzo Kamel

Abstract: ‘Biblical Orientalism’ can be defined as a phenomenon based on the combination of a selective use of religion and a simplifying way to approach its natural habitat: the ‘Holy Land’. Between the 1830s and the beginning of the 20th century this attitude triggered a flood of mainly British books, private diaries and maps. Continue reading →

Review of Noah Haiduc-Dale, Arab Christians in British Mandate Palestine: Communalism and Nationalism, 1917-1948

13Dec 13

Reviewed by Lauren Banko Continue reading →

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 →

Review of Zeina B. Ghandour, A Discourse on Domination in Mandate Palestine: Imperialism, Property and Insurgency

15Jun 11

Reviewed by Lauren Banko Continue reading →