Thinking Palestine

TitleThinking Palestine
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsLent̀£in, Ronit
Number of Pages264
PublisherZed Books
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Introduction: Thinking Palestine, by Ronit Lentin.
Part 1. The Palestinianization of Race.
1. Racial Palestinianization, by David Theo Goldberg.
2. Globalizing racism and myths of the other in the war on terror, by Gargi Bhattacharyya.
Part 2. Palestine: Biopolitics and States of Exception.
3. Bio-power and thanato-politics: The case of the colonial occupation in Palestine, by Honaida Ghanim.
4. Palestinian Refugee Camps in Lebanon: Laboratories of State-in-the-Making, Discipline and Islamist Radicalism, by Sari Hanafi.
5. Sovereignty and the state of exception: al-Ansar mass detention camp in Lebanon, by Laleh Khalili.
6. The ghettoization of Palestine, by Alina Korn.
7. The persistence of the exception: Some remarks on the story of Israeli constitutionalism, by Raef Zreik.
8. The Mukhabarat State of Israel: A State of Oppression is not a State of Exception, by Ilan Pappe.
Part 3. Palestine: Contested Representations.
9. Palestinian 'Munadelat': Between Western Representation and Lived Reality, by Nahla Abdo.
10. Authenticity and political agency on study trips to Palestine, by David Landy.
11. The contested memory of dispossession: Commemorizing the Palestinian Nakba in Israel, by Ronit Lentin.
12. The state, the text and the critic in a globalized world: The case of Edward Said, by Conor McCarthy.
13. Understanding the present through the past: An examination of the historical roots of the contemporary discourse on Palestine, by Anaheed Al-Hardan.

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