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NGOs in the Context of National Struggle

Maanuel Hassassian

in Mobilizing for Peace: Conflict Resolution in Northern Ireland, South Africa, and Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125924
eISBN:
9780199833894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125924.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) began to develop in Palestine after the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip in 1967, but only a few of these can be considered peace and ... 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


The Travails of State-Building

Mehran Kamrava

in The Impossibility of Palestine: History, Geography, and the Road Ahead

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215625
eISBN:
9780300220858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215625.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on Palestinian efforts at state-building, beginning in earnest with the signing of the Oslo Accords. States are not created out of thin air. They have institutional antecedents, ... 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


The Palestinian Duty to Prevent Terror and Violence

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/9780198298915.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter considers the Palestinian record on counter-terrorism and security matters. The Palestinian Authority has a disappointing record on its obligation to prevent and punish terror and other ... More


Outsourcing the Occupation

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/9780520255302.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

As the years passed, the fact that Israel would be unable to quell the popular uprising began registering among larger segments of the Israeli public. Many Israelis believed that the economic, ... More


Limits on Palestinian Self-Government

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/9780198298915.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter asks whether the Palestinian Authority (PA) is complying with the limits on Palestinian self-government imposed by the Accords. It argues that the PA appears to have exceeded some of the ... More


The Palestinian Authority’s Lawfare Against Israel

Orde F. Kittrie

in Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190263577
eISBN:
9780190263607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263577.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the closest thing the world has to a lawfare laboratory. Hamas, Israel, the Palestinian Authority (PA), and their allies are each vigorously waging lawfare, albeit ... More


A Monopoly of Violence? Security Coordination in the West Bank

Andy Clarno

in Neoliberal Apartheid: Palestine/Israel and South Africa after 1994

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226429922
eISBN:
9780226430126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226430126.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The most important new actor in Israel’s security apparatus is the Palestinian Authority (PA), whose security forces are trained by the United States and the European Union and deployed to suppress ... More


Searching for Peace

Michael F. Cairo

in The Gulf: The Bush Presidencies and the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136721
eISBN:
9780813141275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136721.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Just as George H.W. Bush’s and George W. Bush’s worldviews impacted their decisions regarding war, these worldviews impacted their approach toward the Middle East peace process. It begins by ... More


Gaza: A Perennial Arab Spring

Sam Cherribi

in Fridays of Rage: Al Jazeera, the Arab Spring, and Political Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199337385
eISBN:
9780190652098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337385.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

This chapter deals with Al Jazeera’s long history of covering Gaza, Hamas, and the Palestinian question generally. Al Jazeera’s reporting on leaked Palestinian Authority documents diverted the ... More


Jurisdictional Restrictions in Actions Pertaining to Land, Personal Status, and the Palestinian Authority

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/9780199873715.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

In some instances the existence of a certain circumstance can deny a court jurisdictional competency to deal with the pending civil dispute. This chapter identifies these circumstances as those ... More


Palestinian Human Rights Obligations

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/9780198298915.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the Palestinian Authority's (PA) compliance with its human rights obligations under the Accords. The PA has a discouraging human rights record. It cannot justify its human ... More


Palestinian Prisoners from Oslo to Annapolis

Sufian Abu Zaida

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/9789774167706.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The issue of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails is considered one of the most sensitive for the Palestinian people. It is central to all of the different Palestinian organizations, their ... More


The Colonizer in the Computer: Stasis and International Control in PA Maps

Jess Bier

in Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036153
eISBN:
9780262339957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036153.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter 4, “The Colonizer in the Computer”, is an examination of how the colonial past and present can affect maps. The Palestinian Authority (PA), the provisional Palestinian government, was founded ... More


Networking Palestine: The Development and Limitations of Television and Telecommunications since 1993

Helga Tawil-Souri

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/9789774167706.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter discusses the development of media and technology in Palestine in the wake of the Oslo Accords. For the first time in their modern history, the Palestinians were afforded, by the ... More


The United Nations, Palestine, Liberation, and Development

Raja Khalidi

in Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520286931
eISBN:
9780520961982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286931.003.0020
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the United Nations's involvement in the economic development of the Palestinian Authority. It begins with an overview of the key stages of the UN involvement in Palestinian ... More


Palestinian NGOs and Their Allies Wage Lawfare Against Israel

Orde F. Kittrie

in Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190263577
eISBN:
9780190263607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263577.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter addresses lawfare against Israel by Palestinian NGOs and their allies. Section I analyzes the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS), including EU guidelines restricting ... More


The Protocols of the Elders of Zion: An Authentic Document in Palestinian Authority Ideology

Itamar Marcus and Barbara Crook

in The Paranoid Apocalypse: A Hundred-Year Retrospective on The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748923
eISBN:
9780814748930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748923.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter documents a public sphere that offers an almost mirror image of Nazi Germany, wherein conspiracism prevails in the Arab realm. In this cultural sphere, exacerbated ferociously by contact ... More


The Impossibility of Palestine: History, Geography, and the Road Ahead

Mehran Kamrava

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215625
eISBN:
9780300220858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215625.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The “two-state solution” is the official policy of Israel, the United States, the United Nations, and the Palestinian Authority alike. However, this book argues that Israel's “state-building” process ... More


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