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The Refugee Factor in Two Protracted Conflicts: Cyprus and Palestine Compared

Peter Loizos and Tobias Kelly

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/9780197264591.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In the early years of the twenty-first century, two peace processes that were deemed promising came to a halt. In Cyprus, the Annan Plan was rejected by the majority of Greek-Cypriots and in ... More


Dividing Up the Historical Homeland

Chaim Gans

in A Just Zionism: On the Morality of the Jewish State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340686
eISBN:
9780199867172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340686.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

The chapter first discusses the implications of the justice of Zionism for the Palestinian right of return. Though it argues that Israel must acknowledge its responsibility for the creation of the ... More


Palestinians and the Right of Return

Howard Adelman and Elazar Barkan

in No Return, No Refuge: Rites and Rights in Minority Repatriation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153362
eISBN:
9780231526906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153362.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the Palestinian uprooting, and the formation of the United Nations Relief Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to depict the origins of the claim for a right ... More


Epilogue: Dispossession and Forced Migration in the Twenty-first-century Middle East and North Africa: The Way Forward

Dawn Chatty

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/9780197264591.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The chapters presented in this volume have covered a wide range of case studies; the Sahrawi refugees in Algeria and Spain; the Palestinian refugees in the West Bank and Gaza; the Turkish settlers in ... More


A Just Zionism: On the Morality of the Jewish State

Chaim Gans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340686
eISBN:
9780199867172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340686.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

The book presents an analysis of the justice of Zionism. After a short historical introduction, the first two chapters discuss the justifiability of Zionism's defining principles: its ethnocultural ... More


Exilic Memoirs

Waïl S Hassan

in Immigrant Narratives: Orientalism and Cultural Translation in Arab American and Arab British Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199792061
eISBN:
9780199919239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792061.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The memoirs of 1948 Palestinian refugees Fawaz Turki, Edward Said, and Aziz Shihab reveal conflicted notions of home, belonging, and identity.


Epilogue: Palestine and the Syrian Intifada

Olivia C. Harrison

in Transcolonial Maghreb: Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794213
eISBN:
9780804796859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794213.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Epilogue returns to the use of Palestine as a metaphor of the colonial during the mass protests of the 2010s with a close reading of the Syrian novelist Samar Yazbek’s memoir of the Syrian ... More


Historical Overview of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Maia Carter Hallward

in Struggling for a Just Peace: Israeli and Palestinian Activism in the Second Intifada

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036526
eISBN:
9780813041797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036526.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides basic history of the evolution and emergence of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It introduces the many facets of “Israeli” and “Palestinian” identity and the complexity and ... More


Co-Memory and Melancholia: Israelis Memorialising the Palestinian Nakba

Ronit Lentin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081705
eISBN:
9781781702550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081705.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The 1948 war that led to the creation of the State of Israel also resulted in the destruction of Palestinian society, when some 80 per cent of the Palestinians who lived in the major part of ... More


Challenged but Steadfast: Nine Years With Palestinian Refugees and the UN Relief and Works Agency

Filippo Grandi

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/9780520286931.003.0015
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the contradictions between the United Nations's essential humanitarian role in advocating for Palestinians and its failure in the more political process of ensuring their ... More


An Agency for the Palestinians?

Jalal Al Husseini

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/9780520286931.003.0014
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the interplay between humanitarian/developmental concerns of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the political ... More


Without Place, Without Time: the Films of Rashid Masharawi

Nurith Gertz and George Khleifi

in Palestinian Cinema: Landscape, Trauma and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634071
eISBN:
9780748671069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634071.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Rashid Masharawi's films do not explore the enchanted past that is restored in Michel Khleifi's films. Nor do they spin – as Khleifi's cinema does – a fantasy of open expanses. Rather, his cinema ... More


Denial of Refugee Protection for Stateless Persons: Cessation of and Exclusion from Protection

Michelle Foster and Hélène Lambert

in International Refugee Law and the Protection of Stateless Persons

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198796015
eISBN:
9780191837197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796015.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 6 considers in what circumstances a stateless person may cease to be entitled to protection or indeed excluded from refugee protection. It begins by examining in what situations Article 1C of ... More


Epilogue: Iphrat Goshen and His Wife Miriam Move Intosaid’s Home in Hallisa

Yfaat Weiss

in A Confiscated Memory: Wadi Salib and Haifa's Lost Heritage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152266
eISBN:
9780231526265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152266.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This epilogue presents a reading of the novella Return to Haifa (1970), written by Palestinian author Ghassan Kanafani while exiled in Beirut. The work deals with an encounter between Said and ... More


The Rogers Plan, October–December 1969

Craig Daigle

in The Limits of Detente: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1969-1973

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300167139
eISBN:
9780300183344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167139.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the “Rogers Plan,” which was considered a sincere effort to find a proposition the Arabs and Israelis could both accept. Although the proposal left the final status of Jerusalem ... More


Ethnography in the Time of Martyrs: History and Pain in Current Anthropological Practice

Sylvain Perdigon

in Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Informed by fieldwork in a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon, this chapter discusses the themes of pain, suffering, violence and death in key texts by Veena Das, Elizabeth Povinelli and Talal Asad. ... More


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