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Popular Protest in Palestine: The Uncertain Future of Unarmed Resistance

Popular Protest in Palestine: The Uncertain Future of Unarmed Resistance

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Popular Protest in Palestine provides an overview and analysis of the role and significance of unarmed civil resistance in the Palestinian national movement. Marwan Darweish and Andrew Rigby focus on the contemporary popular resistance movement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, prefaced by a historical review of the thread of unarmed civil resistance that has run throughout the history of the Palestinian liberation struggle. The authors explore this underemphasized dimension of the Palestinian struggle, arguing that at the present juncture the popular resistance movement, especially in the West Bank, is the most significant form of struggle against the ongoing occupation.

1. Introduction

2. Palestinian Resistance to the Establishment of the Israeli State

3. Palestinians In Israel: From Quiet Resistance to Audible Protest and Political Mobilisation

4. From the Nakbha to the Separation Wall: 2002–13

5. The Resurgence of Popular Resistance, 2002–13

6. Challenges Facing Palestinian Popular Resistance

7. The Role of Israeli Peace and Solidarity Activists

8. Aid, Advocacy and Resilience – the Role of International Humanitarian Aid Agencies

9. Links in the Chain – International Leverage?




Authors: Marwan Darweish is a senior lecturer at the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Studies at Coventry University.

Andrew Rigby is professor of peace studies and director of the Centre for the Study of Forgiveness and Reconciliation at Coventry University. His most recent book is Justice and Reconciliation: After the Violence.

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780745335094 1

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