Overcoming Zionism: Creating a Single Democratic State in Israel/Palestine

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? A call to transform Israel into a secular democracy by a leading writer ?'This book is absolutely fundamental for those who reject the unfortunate confusion between Jews, Judaism, Zionism and the State of Israel ? a confusion which is the basis for

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Overview

— A call to transform Israel into a secular democracy by a leading writer —'This book is absolutely fundamental for those who reject the unfortunate confusion between Jews, Judaism, Zionism and the State of Israel — a confusion which is the basis for

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780745325705
  • Publisher: Pluto Press
  • Publication date: 2/15/2007
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.58 (w) x 8.75 (h) x 0.97 (d)

Meet the Author

Joel Kovel has served as a professor in Psychiatry, Anthropology, Political Science, Social Studies and Communications. He is currently editor-in-chief of Capitalism Nature Socialism (http://www.cnsjournal.org/). Kovel has developed his distinctive approach, which draws on both psychoanalysis and Marxism, across a wide range of publications. His ten books include The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism or the End of the World? (2002), White Racism: A Psychohistory (1970) and Red Hunting in the Promised Land: Anticommunism and the Making of America (1994). Kovel is also a political activist and a media commentator.

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Table of Contents

Prologue

Part One COMING TO ZION

1. A People Apart

2. The Unnatural History of a Bad Idea

3. The Spectre of Shoah

Part Two THE JEWISH STATE

4. The Only Democracy in the Middle East

5. Facts on the Ground

6. Partners in Zion

7. Bad Conscience and State Racism

8. Slouching Toward Jerusalem

Part Three ZIONISM OVERCOME

9. Beyond the Two-State Solution

10. Palesrael: A Secular and Universal Democracy for Israel/Palestine

Bibliography

Index

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 29, 2007

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    Koval writes about the current and past state of the Palenstinean conflict and comes to the controversial conclusion that a one state solution is the way of the future. This book is written with compassion for all those stuck in this neverending nightmare.

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