Books by Jimmy Carter (Study Guide): Commentary on Palestine Peace Not Apartheid, Jimmy Carter Bibliography

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Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Commentary on Palestine Peace Not Apartheid, Jimmy Carter Bibliography. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: This article attempts to summarize and illustrate selected notable representative critical reaction to and commentary on the book Palestine Peace Not Apartheid (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2006) by former president Jimmy Carter, ...
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Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Commentary on Palestine Peace Not Apartheid, Jimmy Carter Bibliography. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: This article attempts to summarize and illustrate selected notable representative critical reaction to and commentary on the book Palestine Peace Not Apartheid (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2006) by former president Jimmy Carter, which has been highly controversial. The reception of the book has itself raised further controversy, occasioning Carter's own subsequent responses to such criticism. Critical response to Palestine Peace Not Apartheid has been mixed. Some journalists and academics have praised what they regard as Carter's courage for speaking honestly about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a media environment which is hostile to opponents of Israel's policies. Others, however, have been more negative. According to Julie Bosman, criticism of the book "has escalated to a full-scale furor," much of which has focused on Carter's use of the word "apartheid" in the subtitle. Some of the book's critics, including several leaders of the Democratic Party and of American Jewish organizations, have interpreted the subtitle as an allegation of Israeli apartheid, which they believe to be inflammatory and unsubstantiated." Carter's use of the term "apartheid" has been strongly defended, notably by some Jewish Israeli groups and individuals, including Gush Shalom's founder Uri Avnery who stated that "the title of former President Jimmy Carter's new book is fully justified - 'Palestine - Peace not Apartheid,'" detailing some of the "large number of acts of the occupation authorities that are reminiscent of the racist regime of South Africa" and concluding that "it is easy to detect a similarity between the planned enclaves and the 'Bantustans' tha...http://booksllc.net/?l=en
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  • ISBN-13: 9781155162584
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/1/2010
  • Pages: 68
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.16 (d)

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