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Jurisdictional Designs

Michael Karayanni

in Conflicts in a Conflict: A Conflict of Laws Case Study on Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199873715
eISBN:
9780199366477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873715.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses the legal status of the territories occupied by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War, from both the point of view of international law and that of Israeli municipal law. As this ... More


Palestinians, 1981–2003

Luca Ricolfi

in Making Sense of Suicide Missions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199276998
eISBN:
9780191707735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276998.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the suicide missions (SMs) related to the Arab-Israeli conflict that took place from 1981 to December 2003. SMs are a relatively recent phenomenon in the Middle East, with only ... More


Passages, Ports, and Economic Issues

GEOFFREY R. WATSON

in The Oslo Accords: International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Agreements

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298915
eISBN:
9780191705243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298915.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyzes Israeli compliance with its obligations on safe passage for Palestinians between the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, on the establishment and operation of a seaport and airport in ... More


Introduction: Structure, Arguments, and Conceptual Framework

Sara Roy

in Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza: Engaging the Islamist Social Sector

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159676
eISBN:
9781400848942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159676.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the Islamic Resistance Movement or Hamas, which was established at the beginning of the first Palestinian uprising in December 1987. This analysis of Hamas focuses on its social ... More


Internal Displacement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Politics and the Loss of Livelihood

Maher Anawati Bitar

in Dispossession and Displacement: Forced Migration in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264591
eISBN:
9780191734397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264591.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Between December 2008 to January 2009, the Israel militaries assaulted the Gaza Strip displacing over 50,000 people. This assault accentuated the already long history of Palestinian forced migration. ... More


Introduction: Of Dowries and Brides

Neve Gordon

in Israel's Occupation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255302
eISBN:
9780520942363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255302.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introductory chapter offers a historical overview of the occupation that draws attention to the way in which the Palestinian inhabitants have been managed. In so doing, it exposes how Israel's ... More


Identification Trouble

Neve Gordon

in Israel's Occupation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255302
eISBN:
9780520942363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255302.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Palestinian national identification slowly but consistently strengthened following the 1967 War despite Israel's ongoing effort to undermine it. Not unlike Zionism, which, as some scholars claim, ... More


The Separation Principle

Neve Gordon

in Israel's Occupation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255302
eISBN:
9780520942363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255302.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

By the turn of the new millennium, Israel had almost totally abandoned forms of control whose goal was to manage the lives of the Palestinian inhabitants residing in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and ... More


. Splits in the Brain

Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg

in The Road to Martyrs' Square: A Journey into the World of the Suicide Bomber

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305593
eISBN:
9780199850815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Despite its swift rise to power in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Hamas did not become a topic of debate outside Palestine until the early 1990s. There were two basic schools of thought, both ... More


. Lunch with Hasan

Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg

in The Road to Martyrs' Square: A Journey into the World of the Suicide Bomber

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305593
eISBN:
9780199850815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter documents the authors' lunch conversation with Hasan, the older brother of Yusuf's best friend, Jamal. Hasan's family house was situated at the major war zone between Bani Suhaial and ... More


Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza: Engaging the Islamist Social Sector

Sara Roy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159676
eISBN:
9781400848942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159676.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Many in the United States and Israel believe that Hamas is nothing but a terrorist organization, and that its social sector serves merely to recruit new supporters for its violent agenda. Based on ... More


Epilogue

Lisa Hajjar

in Courting Conflict: The Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241930
eISBN:
9780520937987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241930.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

On September 19, 2002, the author of this book spent her last day in an Israeli military court. She went with Andre Rosenthal, a leftist Jewish Israeli lawyer, to Erez, the court located in a base at ... More


Israel's Occupation

Neve Gordon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255302
eISBN:
9780520942363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255302.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This history of Israel's occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip allows us to see beyond the smoke screen of politics in order to make sense of the dramatic changes that have developed on the ... More


Revisiting 1967: The False Paradigm of Peace, Partition, and Parity

Ilan Pappé

in The Oslo Accords: A Critical Assessment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789774167706
eISBN:
9781617975486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167706.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines the peace process historically as a strategy of the settler colonialist state and as a native response to it. It argues that the peace process was conceived at a particular ... More


Disturbing Doubling: Antagonizing Settlers and History in the Present

Joyce Dalsheim

in Unsettling Gaza: Secular Liberalism, Radical Religion, and the Israeli Settlement Project

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751204
eISBN:
9780199895014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751204.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on how each of the groups in conflict in this study represents itself to itself, by comparing field trips for high school students that narrate the past and the present, ... More


Palestine and the Arab Uprisings

Wendy Pearlman

in Civil Resistance in the Arab Spring: Triumphs and Disasters

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198749028
eISBN:
9780191811630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749028.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Reviewing historical landmarks in Palestinians’ civil resistance, this chapter shows that, if any nation in the region had a tradition of people’s power, it was the Palestinians. Nonetheless, despite ... More


The Principle of Proportionality Under International Humanitarian Law and Operation Cast Lead

Robert P. Barnidge

in New Battlefields/Old Laws: Critical Debates on Asymmetric Warfare

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152358
eISBN:
9780231526562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152358.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the principle of proportionality under international humanitarian law and the foundational question of humanitarian law as a compromise between state sovereignty and ... More


War in the Shadow of Criminal Investigations

Daniel Friedmann

in The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel's Legal Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278502
eISBN:
9780190278533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278502.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the ongoing war with Hamas at Israel’s southern border as criminal investigations continued to ravage the Olmert administration. With the Gaza Strip under siege and the ... More


The Long Campaign

Jeremy Salt

in The Unmaking of the Middle East: A History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255517
eISBN:
9780520934757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255517.003.0015
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the present condition of Israel and Iraq after their involvement in various conflicts. It explains that Israel had already unilaterally withdrawn settlers from the Gaza Strip ... More


Border Crossings and Stray Narratives of Return

Drew Paul

in Israel/Palestine: Border Representations in Literature and Film

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474456128
eISBN:
9781474480727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456128.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines a literary depiction of the repeated borders encountered on the Palestinian journey of return from exile in Raba‘i al-Madhoun’s Lady from Tel Aviv (2009). While many earlier ... More


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