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The Politics of Change in Palestine

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 264 Nombre de pages
Zusammenfassung Highlights the political activity in Palestine that is building towards a coherent national movement to challenge ... Lire la suite
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Zusammenfassung Highlights the political activity in Palestine that is building towards a coherent national movement to challenge Israel in the occupied territories.

Auteur

Michael Broning is Director of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) in the Palestinian Territories and previously represented FES in Jordan and Iraq. He has written on Middle-East politics in Foreign Affairs, New Statesman, Der Spiegel and Die Zeit.



Texte du rabat

With its unique focus on current political developments within Palestinian society, this book argues that the non-violent resistance of Palestinians has the potential to influence change.



Contenu

Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations I. INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW 1. Progress and Stagnation 2. The Myth of a Missing Palestinian Partner 3. Change in Palestine II. HAMAS IN TRANSITION 1. "What is there to Talk About?" 2. Changing Hamas: On Theory and Pragmatism 3. Embracing Statehood: Hamas in Gaza 4. Tremors of Change: "Hamas 2.0"? 5. Prospects for Western Engagement with Hamas III. CHANGING FATAH 1. Looking Back: Ambiguity, Symbolism and Stagnation 2. Re-inventing Fatah: The Sixth General Conference of 2009 3. Making Fatah Work: The Challenges Ahead IV. PNA STATE-BUILDING: PUTTING PALESTINE ON THE MAP 1. The "Fayyad-Plan": Parameters of a Technocratic Revolution 2. One Year into State-Building: A Preliminary Evaluation 3. Turning Wine into Water? The Ambiguities of Fayyadism 4. Fayyad: Palestinian Messiah or Traitor to the Cause? V. BEYOND TERROR: POLITICISING NON-VIOLENT RESISTANCE 1. Non-Violence: The Forgotten Resistance 2. Current Trends of Non-Violence 3. Non-violence: Does It Work? 4. A Hammer Looking for a Nail? Israeli Responses 5. Challenges of Non-Violence VI. EPILOGUE Appendix Notes Bibliography

Détails sur le produit

Titre: The Politics of Change in Palestine
Sous-titre: State-building and Non-violent Resistance
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780745330938
ISBN: 978-0-7453-3093-8
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Pluto Press
Genre: Sciences politiques
nombre de pages: 264
Poids: 318g
Taille: H215mm x B143mm x T16mm
Année: 2011