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Words and Stones: The Politics of Language and Identity in Israel

Daniel Lefkowitz

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195121902
eISBN:
9780199788347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121902.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Social and ethnic identity are nowhere more enmeshed with language than in Israel. This book explores the politics of identity in Israel through an analysis of the social life of language. By ... More


“I Had a War With Myself ”: Palestinian-Israeli Youth and the Narration of Hyphenated Identities

Phillip L. Hammack

in Narrative and the Politics of Identity: The Cultural Psychology of Israeli and Palestinian Youth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195394467
eISBN:
9780199863488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394467.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the personal narratives of Palestinian–Israeli youth using two valuable theoretical concepts. First, it calls upon the idea of hyphenated selves, recently developed by Michelle ... More


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

Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305593
eISBN:
9780199850815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The authors of this book lived for six months with a Palestinian refugee family in Gaza at the beginning of the intifada, and this book offers a gritty, poetic portrait of the time. The book provides ... More


Phonology and the Negotiation of Arab Identity

Daniel Lefkowitz

in Words and Stones: The Politics of Language and Identity in Israel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195121902
eISBN:
9780199788347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121902.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines social variation in the use of two crucial phonological variables in the linguistic construction of Arabness, and therefore constitute a core trope in Israeli constructions of ... More


 Does Politics Trump Theology?: The Israeli‐Palestinian Dispute Invades the Jewish‐Christian Dialogue

Michael S. Kogan

in Opening the Covenant: A Jewish Theology of Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195112597
eISBN:
9780199872275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112597.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the Israeli-Palestinian dispute's invasion of the Jewish Christian dialogue. Topics covered include the Presbyterian Church's (in the USA) issuance of “A Theological ... More


Additional Value: The Rise and Fall of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process

Brian C. Rathbun

in Diplomacy's Value: Creating Security in 1920s Europe and the Contemporary Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453182
eISBN:
9780801455063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453182.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter narrates the story of two groups attempting to transcend what was largely perceived as an intractable conflict. The weaker group (Israelis), having lost considerable territory through ... More


How Fighting Ends: Asymmetric Wars, Terrorism, and Suicide Bombing

Audrey Kurth Cronin

in How Fighting Ends: A History of Surrender

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693627
eISBN:
9780191741258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693627.003.0028
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In campaigns involving suicide terrorism, individual operatives and parent societies can rarely ‘surrender’ in the conventional wartime sense; however, terrorist organizations sometimes terminate ... More


My Home is Over Jordan: River as Border in Israeli and Palestinian National Mythology

Rachel Havrelock

in River Jordan: The Mythology of a Dividing Line

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226319575
eISBN:
9780226319599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319599.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter aims to show that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the heart of the issue of borders. Both Israelis and Palestinians define the symbolic whole of their respective nations according to ... More


Opportunities Created, Opportunities Lost: Negotiations at Oslo and Madrid

Daniel C. Kurtzer, Scott B. Lasensky, William B. Quandt, Steven L. Spiegel, and Shibley Z. Telhami

in The Peace Puzzle: America's Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451478
eISBN:
9780801465864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451478.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter evaluates the transition from George W. Bush to Bill Clinton through the Israeli–Palestinian negotiations. After the Madrid Peace Conference of 1991, U.S. diplomacy encouraged direct, ... More


Rhetorics of Belonging: Nation, Narration, and Israel/Palestine

Anna Bernard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319433
eISBN:
9781781381045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319433.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The crisis in Israel/Palestine has long been the world’s most visible military conflict. Yet the region’s cultural and intellectual life remains all but unknown to most foreign observers, which means ... More


Political Subjects, Legal Objects: Defendants

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/9780520241930.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter turns to Palestinians who are prosecuted and defended in the military court system. It specifically considers the carceral nature of government in the West Bank and Gaza as it affects ... More


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

Lisa Hajjar

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241930
eISBN:
9780520937987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241930.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Israel's military court system, a centerpiece of Israel's apparatus of control in the West Bank and Gaza since 1967, has prosecuted hundreds of thousands of Palestinians. This book provides a rare ... More


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

Jeremy Salt

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255517
eISBN:
9780520934757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255517.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Written for those who want to know more about the Middle East than the mainstream media is willing or able to tell, this book begins by examining a question that has been asked by numerous ... 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


The Middle East and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

Stuart Schaar

in Eqbal Ahmad: Critical Outsider in a Turbulent Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171564
eISBN:
9780231539920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171564.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Primacy of the Middle East until the second decade of the 21st Century; critique of Henry Kissinger's Middle East Policies; Arguing with Palestinians to adopt a non-violent approach insterad of ... More


Playing across a Divide: Israeli-Palestinian Musical Encounters

Benjamin Brinner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195395945
eISBN:
9780199852666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395945.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In the last decade of the twentieth century and on into the twenty-first, Israelis and Palestinians saw the signing of the Oslo Peace Accords, the establishment of the Palestinian Authority, the ... More


Casting the First Stone: Who can, and Who can’t, Condemn the Terrorists?

G. A. Cohen

Michael Otsuka (ed.)

in Finding Oneself in the Other

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148809
eISBN:
9781400845323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148809.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter offers a response to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, though it makes no conclusions about it. At the same time the chapter asks who and who cannot have the right to criticize terrorist ... More


Israel and Palestine

in Cutting the Fuse: The Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop It

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226645605
eISBN:
9780226645643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645643.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines Palestinian suicide terrorism against Israel. It shows that the primary impetus behind the formation of the Palestinian suicide attack campaign was Israel's occupation, and ... More


Architectures of Enmity: The Israeli—Palestinian Conflict through a Cinematic Lens

Shohini Chaudhuri

in Cinema of the Dark Side: Atrocity and the Ethics of Film Spectatorship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748642632
eISBN:
9781474408554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642632.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on space as an instrument of everyday violence in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and explores how the cinematic use of space reveals social divisions and enables us to perceive ... More


Conclusion

Nancy Gallagher

in Quakers in the Israeli–Palestinian Conflict: The Dilemmas of NGO Humanitarian Activism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161056
eISBN:
9781617970177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161056.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Before its involvement in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the American Friends Service Committee had delivered relief and political and moral assistance to hundreds of thousands of refugees in ... More


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