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Absence of Peace Understanding the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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ISBN-10: 1856495809

ISBN-13: 9781856495806

Edition: 1998 (Reprint)

Authors: Nicholas Guyatt

List price: $55.95
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Nicholas Guyatt investigates why the signing of the Oslo Accords has failed to lead to a permanent and just settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He points out the unfairnesses that have hounded the Palestinians since 1993.
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Book details

List price: $55.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Zed Books, Limited
Publication date: 6/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Greater Israel
Zionism and the creation of Israel
1967 and its aftermath
The settlement programme
Settlements and Israeli public opinion
The intifada and the road to Oslo
The Declaration of Principles
Rabin: Oslo falters
Netanyahu: Oslo adrift
Peacemaking and Politics
Israel: in search of the 'doves'
The Palestinians and Oslo
The international community
Conclusion: 'a negotiation with ourselves'
Life under Oslo
The permit system
Detention and torture
Land confiscation
House demolition
Environmental and economic exploitation
Living in Gaza
Building Jerusalem
Town planning
Quality of life
Permits and the 'quiet deportation'
From settlements to suburbs
Sympathy and symbolism
The 'permanent status' of Palestine
Completing the Oslo process
The 'permanent status' issues
Palestine after permanent status
Final solutions
Alternatives to Oslo
The two-state solution
The one-state solution