Decolonizing Israel, Liberating Palestine

Decolonizing Israel, Liberating Palestine

Zionism, Settler Colonialism, and the Case for One Democratic State

Book - 2021
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"For decades we have spoken of the 'Israel-Palestine conflict', but what if our understanding of the issue has been wrong all along? This book explores how the concept of settler colonialism provides a clearer understanding of the Zionist movement's project to establish a Jewish state in Palestine, displacing the Palestinian Arab population and marginalizing its cultural presence. Jeff Halper argues that the only way out of a colonial situation is decolonization: the dismantling of Zionist structures of domination and control and their replacement by a single democratic state, in which Palestinians and Israeli Jews forge a new civil society and a shared political community. To show how this can be done, Halper uses the 10-point program of the One Democratic State Campaign as a guide for thinking through the process of decolonization to its post-colonial conclusion. Halper's unflinching reframing will empower activists fighting for the rights of the Palestinians and democracy for all." -- Back cover.
What if our understanding of Israel/Palestine has been wrong all along?
Publisher: London :, Pluto Press,, 2021
Description: xii, 244 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9780745343402
0745343406
9780745343396
0745343392
Branch Call Number: 956.94055 Hal

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