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Title The PLO : critical appraisals from the inside / edited by Mohsen Moh'd Saleh & Na'eem Jeenah
Published Oxford : Afro-Middle East Centre, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (266 pages)
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Preface; Preface to the Arabic edition; About the contributors and moderators; Frequently used acronyms and abbreviations; INTRODUCTION; Introduction; The PLO, 2006-2011; From the Cairo Agreement to the military takeover, 2005-2007; From the military takeover to the Israeli war on Gaza, 2007-2008; The role of the smaller factions; The dialogue between Fatah and Hamas; From the Israeli war on Gaza to the reconciliation agreement, 2009-2011; Supplementary elections for the Palestinian National Council; Conclusion; Endnotes; References; PART I
CHAPTER 1 -- The PLO's journey from 1964 to 2006: An overviewEndnotes; CHAPTER 2 -- The rise of Palestinian national consciousness in the PLO; Inception; From inception to the second Nakba; The legitimate home of Palestinian psyche, 1968 to 1974; A state in limbo: From 1975 to the beginning of the first intifada in 1987; Rescue and salvation: The years of the first intifada; Years of stagnation, 1993 to 2006; National needs; Endnotes; Part I Debate -- Moderated by Mahmoud Soueid Director, Institute for Palestinian Studies, Beirut; PART II; CHAPTER 3 -- Towards an inclusive national charter
CHAPTER 4 -- The Palestinian National Council: Restructuring for fairer representationStructures within the PLO; A critical review of the history of the PNC; Membership: structural imbalances; Popular representation; The geographic distribution of Palestinians; Towards an effective PNC; Endnotes; CHAPTER 5 -- Towards a healthy relationship between the PLO and the Palestinian Authority; Reforming the PLO; Part II Debate -- Moderated by Bayan Nuwayhed al-Hout Professor of history at the Lebanese University, Beirut; PART III; CHAPTER 6 -- The PLO and endeavours to forge Palestinian national unity
EndnotesCHAPTER 7 -- The PLO's planning and research centres Academic freedom and academic research; The focus of this chapter; Palestinian research; The Research Centre; The Planning Centre; Epilogue; Endnotes; CHAPTER 8 -- The PLO's handling of the refugee issue; Recapping early responses to the Palestinian question; Palestinian citizenship and identity; A new discourse emerges; A review of the work of the Department of Refugees, 1997 to 2006; The rise of refugee committees in the wake of the Oslo Accords; Towards a plan for the future; Restoring momentum to the Palestinian cause; Endnotes
Part III Debate -- Moderated by Azzam Tamimi Director of the Institute of Islamic Political Thought, LondonPART IV; CHAPTER 9 -- The PLO's management of negotiations with Israel; CHAPTER 10 -- The PLO's perspective on Arab-Palestinian relations; The paradox of Palestinian-Arab relations; Managing relations with the Arab world; Towards a model for enhancing Palestinian-Arab relations; Epilogue; Endnotes; CHAPTER 11 -- Towards a new kind of international diplomacy for the PLO; The role of the PLO in managing the Palestinian cause; Repercussions of the Oslo Accords
Part IV Debate -- Moderated by Adnan Sayyed Hussein President of the Lebanese University
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Munaẓẓamat al-Taḥrīr al-Filasṭīnīyah.
Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1967-1973.
Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1973-1993.
Political parties -- Middle East.
Form Electronic book
Author Jeenah, Naʻeem.
Ṣāliḥ, Muḥsin Muḥammad.
ISBN 0992199824 (electronic bk.)
9780992199821 (electronic bk.)