Routledge Handbook on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1136160698
  • ISBN-13: 9781136160691
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 496 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the most prominent issues in world politics today. Few other issues have dominated the world's headlines and have attracted such attention from policy makers, the academic community, political analysts, and the world's media. The Routledge Handbook on the Israeli- Palestinian Conflict offers a comprehensive and accessible overview of the most contentious and protracted political issue in the Middle East. In-depth analysis of the conflict is supplemented by a chronology of the conflict, key documents and a range of maps. The contributors are all leading authorities in their field and have published extensively on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict/peace process. Many have played a leading role in various Track II initiatives accompanying the peace process.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
The Routledge Handbook on the Israeli–Palestinian Conflict.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction Understanding the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.
Competing Nationalisms.
1: The Origins of Zionism.
2: The Palestinian National Movement: From Self-Rule to Statehood.
Narratives and Key Moments.
3: Competing Israeli and Palestinian Narratives.
4: The 1948 War: The Battle Over History.
5: The First and Second Palestinian Intifadas.
6: The Camp David Summit: A Tale of Two Narratives.
Seeking Peace.
7: The Israeli–Palestinian Peace Process, 1967–1993.
8: Peace Plans, 1993–2010.
9: Palestinian Refugees.
10: Jerusalem.
11: Territory and Borders.
12: Water.
13: Terrorism.
14: Religion.
15: Economic Aspects.
16: Unilateralism and Separation.
17: Gaza.
Domestic Actors.
18: The Palestine Liberation Organization.
19: The Palestinian Authority.
20: Hamas.
21: Palestinian Civil Society.
22: Gush Emunim and the Settler Movement.
23: Israeli Peace Movements.
24: Palestinian Citizens of Israel.
International Engagement.
25: The United States, 1948–1993.
26: The United States, 1993–2010.
27: Russia.
28: Europe.
29: The Arab World.
30: The Jewish Diaspora and the Pro-Israel Lobby.
Key Documents.
Selected Maps.