The Resource Citizen strangers : Palestinians and the birth of Israel's liberal settler state, Shira Robinson, (electronic resource)

Citizen strangers : Palestinians and the birth of Israel's liberal settler state, Shira Robinson, (electronic resource)

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Citizen strangers : Palestinians and the birth of Israel's liberal settler state
Title
Citizen strangers
Title remainder
Palestinians and the birth of Israel's liberal settler state
Statement of responsibility
Shira Robinson
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Language
eng
Summary
Following the 1948 war and the creation of the state of Israel, Palestinian Arabs comprised just fifteen percent of the population but held a much larger portion of its territory. Offered immediate suffrage rights and, in time, citizenship status, they nonetheless found their movement, employment, and civil rights restricted by a draconian military government put in place to facilitate the colonization of their lands. Citizen Strangers traces how Jewish leaders struggled to advance their historic settler project while forced by new international human rights norms to share political power with the very people they sought to uproot. For the next two decades Palestinians held a paradoxical status in Israel, as citizens of a formally liberal state and subjects of a colonial regime. Neither the state campaign to reduce the size of the Palestinian population nor the formulation of citizenship as a tool of collective exclusion could resolve the government's fundamental dilemma: how to bind indigenous Arab voters to the state while denying them access to its resources. More confounding was the tension between the opposing aspirations of Palestinian political activists. Was it the end of Jewish privilege they were after, or national independence along with the rest of their compatriots in exile? As Shira Robinson shows, these tensions in the state's foundation-between privilege and equality, separatism and inclusion-continue to haunt Israeli society today
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Midwest
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1972-
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Robinson, Shira
Dewey number
323.1192/74009/045
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures
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  • Palestinian Arabs
  • Palestinian Arabs
  • Citizenship
  • Land settlement
  • Jews
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Electronic books
  • Israel
Target audience
adult
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Citizen strangers : Palestinians and the birth of Israel's liberal settler state, Shira Robinson, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891885
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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rdacontent
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MWT11891885
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT11891885
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remote
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11891885
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Citizen strangers : Palestinians and the birth of Israel's liberal settler state, Shira Robinson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891885
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891885
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891885
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891885
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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