Israeli Apartheid

Israeli Apartheid : A Beginner's Guide

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Since its release in 2009 Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner's Guide has become an essential primer for undergraduate students and activists getting to grips with the Palestine/Israel conflict for the first time. Ben White skilfully distills the work of academics and experts into a highly accessible introduction. This new updated and expanded edition includes information on the Israeli blockade and attacks on the Gaza Strip since 2008, new policies targeting Palestinian citizens of Israel and the growth of the global Boycott Divestment Sanctions campaign.Packed with vital information, quotations and resources, Israeli Apartheid never loses the human touch. The book is rooted in the author's extensive personal experience in Palestine and includes testimonies by Palestinians describing how Israeli apartheid affects their daily lives.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 126 x 194 x 14mm | 280g
  • PLUTO PRESS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, maps, figures
  • 0745334636
  • 9780745334639
  • 323,476

Review quote

'White's thesis is well researched, well argued and copiously referenced' -- Susan de Muth, The Palestine Chronicle 'This little book is an invaluable tool' -- Raymond Deane, The Electronic Intifada 'This book takes on the most complex arenas of injustice and contested history, and renders them accessible, lucid, and morally compelling' -- Karma Nabulsi, University of Oxford 'A highly commendable effort to throw light on a fraught subject' -- Archbishop Desmond Tutu 'An excellent guide for understanding the magnitude of the crimes committed against the Palestinians and the nature of their present suffering and oppression' -- Ilan Pappe, author of Out of the Frame 'An essential guide for understanding Israeli apartheid - both the history, and the day to day reality' -- Eyal Weizman, author of Hollow Land (2007)show more

About Ben White

Ben White is a researcher and analyst at the Middle East Monitor and Journal of Palestine Studies. He is the author of Palestinians in Israel: Segregation, Discrimination and Democracy (Pluto, 2011), Israeli Apartheid (Pluto, 2014), and has written for the Guardian, New Statesman and Al Jazeera.show more

Table of contents

List of Maps, Charts and Photographs Preface to new edition Acknowledgements Foreword by John Dugard Introducing Israeli Apartheid Part I: Israeli Independence, Palestinian Catastrophe Part II: Israeli Apartheid Part III: Towards Inclusion and Peace - Resisting Israeli Apartheid Frequently Asked Questions Glossary Israeli Apartheid: A Timeline Resources Notes Select Bibliography Indexshow more

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