"Palestinians in Israel: Segregation, Discrimination and Democracy" by Ben White (Paperback)

Regular price £9.99

*Each book order comes with a complimentary Rama Eye Bookmark*

Palestinians in Israel considers a key issue ignored by the official 'peace process' and most mainstream commentators: that of the growing Palestinian minority within Israel itself.

What the Israeli right-wing calls 'the demographic problem' Ben White identifies as 'the democratic problem' which goes to the heart of the conflict. Israel defines itself not as a state of its citizens, but as a Jewish state, despite the substantial and increasing Palestinian population. White demonstrates how the consistent emphasis on privileging one ethno-religious group over another cannot be seen as compatible with democratic values and that, unless addressed, will undermine any attempts to find a lasting peace.

Individual case studies are used to complement this deeply informed study into the great, unspoken contradiction of Israeli democracy. It is a pioneering contribution which will spark debate amongst all those concerned with a resolution to the Israel/Palestine conflict.

Ben White is a journalist and analyst, who has been visiting and writing about Palestine for over a decade. His books include Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner's Guide (Pluto, 2014), and Cracks in the Wall: Beyond Apartheid in Palestine/Israel (Pluto, 2018). His articles have been published by the GuardianIndependentNewsweek Middle East, and many others. Ben is a frequent guest expert on Al Jazeera, and is a contributor for Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network.

'This book debunks convincingly and forcefully the myth of Israel being 'the only democracy' in the Middle East' - Prof. Ilan Pappe, author of The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine

'Essential reading to understand why there can never be peace unless Palestinian citizens of Israel are granted full equality' - li Abunimah, Co-founder of Electronic Intifada, author of 'One Country' (2007)

'A holistic view of the Palestine/Israel problem - then goes beyond it to point towards its only just and hopeful solution. A significant and timely contribution to the political discourse so necessary today' - Ahdaf Soueif, author of Booker Prize-shortlisted The Map of Love

Specifications

IMPRINT: Pluto Press
PUBLISHED: 01/12/2011
ISBN: 9780745332284
LENGTH: 144 Pages
DIMENSIONS: 129mm x 198mm
WEIGHT: 100g

Postage

We are a small team so it might take 2-3 days to dispatch your order. We send your parcel via Royal Mail so add a few days to the dispatch date of your order (we will email you when your order has been dispatched). During these times of Covid-19 we are trying to reduce the number of times we go to the post office but rest assured that your order will be with you as soon as possible. 

Health & Safety Measures

We take your health very seriously and have put in place measures to ensure your package arrives safely. We use gloves and disinfect our surfaces and products (where possible) to ensure they are clean. We hope you are staying safe at this time.

Need help? Contact us

Reviews

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review Write a review

You may also like