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The Age of Conflict: Rethinking Childhood, Law, and Age Through the Israeli-Palestinian Case 1

Hedi Viterbo

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter attempts to provide a contextualized investigation of some of the central factors which inform the intricate interplay between childhood, law, and age. To a great extent, the Israeli ... 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


PathoLAWgical Occupation: Normalizing the Exceptional Case of the Occupied Palestinian Territory and Other Legal Pathologies

Orna Ben-Naftali

in International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780191001604
eISBN:
9780191729447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780191001604.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the legal discourse of the most legalized occupation in world history — Israeli control of the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) — to posit that more laws may not only fail ... More


The Lay of the Land

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/9780300215625.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter chronicles the processes and consequences of Palestine's territorial dismemberment and its subjugation by Israel. It begins with a discussion of the means and methods by which the ... More


Middle East

Mohamed S. Helal

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter surveys the spectrum of positions adopted by Middle Eastern countries toward the responsibility to protect (RtoP) and offers an explanation for why these policies were espoused and how ... More


Palestinian Postcoloniality: A Legacy of the Oslo Accords

Somdeep Sen

in Decolonizing Palestine: Hamas between the Anticolonial and the Postcolonial

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752735
eISBN:
9781501752766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752735.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter analyzes the historical geopolitical events that led to the introduction of postcoloniality in Palestine. It argues that the Oslo Accords ensured that the postcolonial lives alongside ... More


Anticolonial Violence and the Palestinian Struggle to Exist

Somdeep Sen

in Decolonizing Palestine: Hamas between the Anticolonial and the Postcolonial

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752735
eISBN:
9781501752766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752735.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on Hamas's anticolonial resistance, not least as a means of emphasizing the colonized's existence and cultivating their liberated peoplehood. Drawing on interviews with members ... More


IDF Counterinsurgency in the Second Intifada

Devorah S. Manekin

in Regular Soldiers, Irregular War: Violence and Restraint in the Second Intifada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750434
eISBN:
9781501750458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750434.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter discusses counterinsurgency during the evolution of Israel's five-decade occupation of the Palestinian Territories based on the perspectives of ordinary combatants and supplemented by ... More


Introduction: Reconstruction off track

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Iraq and Afghanistan are hardly alone in having to face failure in their transition to peace. Since the end of the Cold War, countries at low levels of development — ranging from Haiti to ... More


Peacebuilding in Palestine: Western Strategies in the Context of Colonization

Mandy Turner

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/9780520286931.003.0021
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines how peacebuilding as a policy discourse and practice has been developed and applied in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT). It first traces the emergence of peacebuilding ... More


On Behalf of the United Nations: Serving as Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council for Palestinian Territories Occupied Since 1967

Richard Falk

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/9780520286931.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter reflects on the role as special rapporteur of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC), which investigated the human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The ... More


The Oslo Accords and Palestinian Civil Society

Liv Tørres

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/9789774167706.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter discusses the role of civil society in helping Palestinians challenge Israeli occupation. Palestinian organizations have developed despite the absence of the state, independence, ... More


Palestine, the Third World, and the UN as Seen from a Special Commission

Lori Allen

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/9780520286931.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the United Nations's engagement with Palestine through its Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Population of the Occupied ... More


Promoting Democracy: The Force of Political Settlements in Uncertain Times

Manal A. Jamal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811380
eISBN:
9781479898763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811380.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Democracy aid has grown considerably since the end of the Cold War. In the late 1980s, less than US$1 billion a year went to democracy assistance; by 2015, the estimated total was more than $10 ... More


The Protection of Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories

Eugene Cotran and Emma Brown

in Constitutionalism in Islamic Countries: Between Upheaval and Continuity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199759880
eISBN:
9780190259921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199759880.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the protection given to fundamental freedoms and human rights in the Palestinian Territories and the work of the Palestinian Independent Commission for Human Rights in ... More


Food Insecurity In The West Bank

Elisa Cavatorta and Sam Waples

in Food Security in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199361786
eISBN:
9780190235697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361786.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the spatial patterns of food insecurity in the West Bank region of the Palestinian Territories, and how community-level factors, such as environmental aspects and resource ... More


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