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Title Dreams deferred : a concise guide to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict & the movement to boycott Israel / [author, coauthor, and editor:] Cary Nelson
Published Chicago : Copublished by MLA Members for Scholars' Rights ; Bloomington, Indiana : Copublished by Indiana University Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (396 pages) : maps
Contents Academic boycotts -- Anti-imperialism -- Anti-Jewish boycotts in history -- Anti-normalization -- Anti-Zionism as anti-Semitism -- Apartheid -- BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions): a brief history -- BDS and Christian churches -- BDS and organized labor -- BDS and the American Anthropological Association -- BDS and the American Studies Association -- BDS resolutions on campus: their long-term goal -- Bi-nationalism -- Coordinated unilateral withdrawal -- Cultural boycotts -- Divestment campaigns -- Economic boycotts -- Fatah -- "From Ferguson to Palestine" -- Gaza -- Hamas -- Hezbollah -- Holocaust inversion -- The indigenous Palestinian -- The intifadas -- Iron Dome -- Israel: democratic and Jewish -- The Israeli-Palestinian peace process: a brief history -- Israeli-Palestinian university cooperation -- The Israeli right and religious settler politics -- Jewish anti-Zionists: three views -- The "Jewish conspiracy" -- Jewish history before Zionism -- Jihad -- The Lebanon wars (1978, 1982, 2006) -- The Nakba -- The 1948 War of Independence -- The one-state solution -- Orientalism & the attack on enlightenment values -- The Oslo accords -- The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) -- The Palestinian Authority (PA) -- The Palestinian right of return -- Palestinian theology of liberation -- Pinkwashing (LGBTQ) -- Proportionality and asymmetric warfare -- The security barrier -- Settlements -- Settler colonialism -- The Six Day War (1967) -- The social justice mandate in higher education -- Socially responsible investing (SRI) -- Teaching Arabs and Jews in Israel -- The Temple Mount / Haram al-Sharif -- The two-state solution -- The West Bank -- World War II and the founding of Israel -- The Yom Kippur War (1973) -- Zionism: its early history -- Zionism as philosophy and practice -- Conclusion: Zionism today
Summary A collection of sixty concise essays--some full-length, some newly-written, and others excerpted and adapted from one or more essays appearing in the editor's The case against academic boycotts of Israel, and elsewhere--that discuss facts, history and debates surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including the BDS movement, and the continued possibility of a two-state solution
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 340-372) and index
Notes Text in English
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 3, 2016)
Subject Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (Movement)
Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (Movement)
Arab-Israeli conflict
Arab-Israeli conflict.
HISTORY -- Middle East -- General.
Politics and government.
Middle East -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Middle East.
Genre/Form Essays.
Form Electronic book
Author Nelson, Cary, author, editor
ISBN 0253025184 (electronic bk.)
9780253025180 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Concise guide to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict & the movement to boycott Israel