Lives in Common: Arabs and Jews in Jerusalem, Jaffa and Hebron

Lives in Common: Arabs and Jews in Jerusalem, Jaffa and Hebron

by Oxford University Press, USA


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199396269
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/01/2014
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Menachem Klein teaches in the Department of Political Science, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, and was a team member of the Geneva Initiative Negotiations in 2003. He has advised both the Israeli government and the Israeli delegation for peace talks with the PLO (2000), was a fellow at Oxford University and a visiting professor at MIT. He is the author of The Shift: Israel-Palestine from Border Struggle to Ethnic Conflict, also published by Hurst.

Table of Contents

Part I: Connected to Place
Introduction: Jerusalem, Jaffa Gate/Bab al-Halil
The Gate of Forked Ways
About This Book
Chapter 1: Arab Jews
Neither Oxymoron nor Aspersion
The Locals
Chapter 2: Mixed Cities
A Holy Site Chooses a City-A City Chooses a Holy Site
Coexistence Disturbed by Confrontation
Chapter 3: Life On the Verge of the Future
A Large Problem in a Small Place
Conflict as Routine
Part II: Connected by Force
Chapter 4: Expanding the Boundaries of the Possible
A New Land
An Ambiguous V
Chapter 5: Like Owners
Transferring the Deed
Houses from Within, People from Without
Chapter 6: Occupation, Assimilation, Opposition
Jerusalem: A Bustling and Noisy Place
Jaffa: Abandoned and Attractive
Hebron and Jerusalem: The Force of History

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