Settlements and the Israel-Palestine conflict: background reading | Curio

Settlements and the Israel-Palestine conflict: background reading

11 mins | May 28, 2021

Get to know more about the dispute. Academic research on Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories provides historical context for recent violence in the region. Eric Schewe explores a variety of research, available for free, that can help better understand what is happening now. Titles of the mentioned texts: Joel Beinin, “Mixing, Separation and Violence in Urban Spaces and The Rural Frontier in Palestine,” The Arab Studies Journal, Spring 2013, Vol. 21, No. 1, Twentieth Anniversary Issue, pp. 14-47. Janet Abu-Lughod, “Israeli Settlements in Occupied Arab Lands: Conquest to Colony,” Journal of Palestine Studies, Winter 1982, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 16-54. Marina Sergides, “Housing in East Jerusalem: Marina Sergides reports on a legal mission to the Occupied Palestine Territory,” Socialist Lawyer, No. 60 (February 2012), pp. 14-17. Raja Shehadeh, “From Jerusalem to the Rest of the West Bank,” Review of Middle East Studies, June 2019, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 6-19. Joyce Dalsheim and Assaf Harel, “Representing Settlers,” Review of Middle East Studies, Winter 2009, Vol. 43, No. 2 (Winter 2009), pp. 219-238.

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