Palestinian Politics after the Oslo Accords: Resuming Arab Palestine / Edition 1

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Overview

This timely and critically important work does what hostilities in the Middle East have made nearly impossible: It offers a measured, internal perspective on Palestinian politics, viewing emerging political patterns from the Palestinian point of view rather than through the prism of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Based on groundbreaking fieldwork, interviews with Palestinian leaders, and an extensive survey of Arabic-language writings and documents, Palestinian Politics after the Oslo Accords presents the meaning of state-building and self-reliance as Palestinians themselves have understood them in the years between 1993 and 2002.

Providing a clear and urgently needed vantage point on most of the issues of Palestinian reform and governance that have emerged in recent policy debates, Brown's book helps to put Palestinian aspirations and accomplishments in their proper context, within a long and complex history, and within the larger Arab world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780520241152
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publication date: 11/3/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 334
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author


Nathan J. Brown is Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at The George Washington University. He is the author of Constitutions in a Nonconstitutional World: Arab Basic Laws and the Prospects for Accountable Government (2001), The Rule of Law in the Arab World: Courts in Egypt and the Gulf (1997), and Peasant Politics in Modern Egypt: The Struggle against the State (1990).
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Table of Contents


Preface

1. Resuming Arab Palestine
2. The Legal Framework: Disputing in, over, and outside Courts
3. Constituting and Reconstituting Palestine
4. Inventing a Parliament
5. Civil Society in Theory and Practice
6. Democracy, Nationalism, and Contesting the Palestinian Curriculum
7. Conclusion

Notes
Bibliography
Index

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