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ISBN-13: 9781772120820
Publisher: University of Alberta Press
Publication date: 01/15/2016
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Ghada Ageel is visiting professor in the department of Political Science at the University of Alberta and a columnist for the Middle East Eye, an online news portal based in London, England. She holds a PhD and MA in Middle East Politics from the University of Exeter and a BA in Education from the Islamic University of Gaza.

Table of Contents

Foreword Richard Falk ix

Preface xv

Acknowledgements xxi

Introduction xxv

Part I Indigenous Voices

1 Beit Daras: Once upon a Land Ghada Ageel 3

2 I am from there, I am from here Reem Skeik 23

3 Palestine: Via Dolorosa Sa'mar El-Bekai 37

4 The Man with the White Beard: Uniting the Palestinian Narrative Ramzy Baroud 49

Part II Activist Views

5 International Solidarity and the Palestinian Freedom Struggle Huwaida Arraf 65

6 Palestine Calling: Notes on the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement Rafeef Ziadah 91

7 Culture of Resistance: Why We Weed You to Boycott, Divest, and Sanction Israel Tali Shapiro 107

8 Complicit Dissent, Dissenting Complicity: A Story and its Context Rela Mazali 129

Part III Academic and Expert Insights

9 Israel's Legitimacy? Time for a European Moratorium Keith Hammond 149

10 Israeli Apartheid, Canada, and Freedom of Expression Abigail B. Bakan Yasmeen Abu-Laban 163

11 Political Truths: The Case of Pro-Palestine Discourse in Canada James Cairns Susan Perguson 181

12 A Hole in the Wall, A Rose at a Checkpoint: The Spatiality of Occupied Palestine Sherene Razack 199

13 Israel and Apartheid: A Framework for Legal Analysis Edward C. Corrigan 213

Contributors 247

Index 253

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