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The Case for Palestine: An International Law Perspective / Edition 2

The Case for Palestine: An International Law Perspective / Edition 2

by John Quigley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822335395

ISBN-13: 9780822335399

Pub. Date: 02/08/2005

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

A history of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians from the perspective of international law that examines the extent to which legitimate interests remain to be fulfilled.

Overview

A history of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians from the perspective of international law that examines the extent to which legitimate interests remain to be fulfilled.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822335399
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
02/08/2005
Edition description:
Updated Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Preface to the Second Edition xi

Part One: Origins of the Zionist-Arab Conflict in Palestine

1. Zionist Settlement in Palestine: The British Connection 3

2. Zionist-Arab Conflict under the British Mandate: The Struggle for Land 14

3. Things Fall Apart: The Collapse of the British Mandate 23

4. A Portrait by Picasso: The UN Recommendation of Partition 32

5. Chaos on the Ground: Palestine in a Power Vacuum 40

6. Whose Land to Give? The UN Power over Palestine 47

Part Two: The 1948 War and the Establishment of Israel

7. Stun Guns and Barrel Bombs: The Realization of the Zionist Dream 57

8. Kaftans and Yarmulkes: The Claim to Ancient Title to Palestine 66

9. Arab vs. Zionist: War of Independence or War of Aggression? 73

10. Exodus: The Departure of the Palestine Arabs 82

11. To Justify a State: Israel as a Fact 87

Part Three: The Status of Arabs in Israel

12. The Real Conquest: The Repopulation of Palestine 97

13. The Present Are Absent: The Fate of the Arabs' Land 105

14. Hewers of Wood: Arab Commerce, Agriculture, and Labor 111

15. The National Institutions: The Legislation That Makes Israel Jewish 116

16. Holding the Soil: Access to Land 121

17. The Law of Ingathering: Nationality and Citizenship 126

18. Divide and Conquer: Arabs in Israel's Political System 131

19. Protecting Privilege: Arabs and Governmental Services 138

20. Some Are More Equal: Ethnic Distinctions in the Law of Israel 145

Part Four: The 1967 War, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip

21. No Peace: War Always on the Horizon 153

22. Mortal Danger? The 1967 Israel-Arab War 161

23. Déjà Vu: Israel's Control of the West Bank and Gaza 168

24. More Land: Confiscation and Settlements 174

25. More Hewers of Wood: Commerce, Agriculture, and Labor 182

26. By the Sword: The Palestine Arabs' Claim of a Right to Resist 189

27. Guns and Stones: Resistance by the Palestine Arabs to Occupation 198

Part Five: Resolution of the Palestine-Israel Conflict

28. Statehood in the Making: Palestine Declares Independence 209

29. Oslo via Madrid: A Turn to Peace? 215

30. Talks Fail: The Sword Replaces the Pen 220

31. Jerusalem and the Settlements: Who Should Stay? 225

32. The Displaced: Where Will They Go? 230

33. The Way Forward: Peace or Confrontation? 236

Notes 239

Index 333

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