Intellectual Resistance and the Struggle for Palestine

Intellectual Resistance and the Struggle for Palestine

by M. Abraham

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349440931
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 08/07/2014
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 197
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

Matthew Abraham is Associate Professor of English at the University of Arizona, USA. He is the co-editor of The Making of Barack Obama: The Politics of Persuasion (2013) and the special issue of Cultural Critique on 'Edward Said and After: Toward a New Humanism' (2007). Abraham was presented with the Rachel Corrie Courage in the Teaching of Writing Award in 2005 by The Special Interest Groups and Caucuses of the Conference on College Composition and Communication.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. From Resistance to Accommodation: The Origins of the Policy Intellectual's Alignment with the State 2. Edward Said and Intellectual Resistance: Refusing the Politics of Accommodation 3. Edward Said, the Question of Palestine, and the Continual Quest for Intellectual Freedom 4. Biopolitical Resistance in Palestine: Suicide Bombing and the Fanonian Specter 5. Obama's Cairo Speech: The Failure of Resistance and Refusal Conclusion

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