Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Sustaining ConflictApathy and Domination in Israel-Palestine$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Katherine Natanel

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780520285255

Published to California Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520285255.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.california.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of California Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CALSO for personal use (for details see www.california.universitypressscholarship.com/page/535/privacy-policy-and-legal-notice).date: 10 December 2018

Embedded (In)Action

Embedded (In)Action

(p.118) Four Embedded (In)Action
Sustaining Conflict

Katherine Natanel

University of California Press

Chapter 4 further complicates the apparent division between action and inaction, investigating the various sites and forms of political activism that reveal how resistance may become caught up in power. From everyday forms of resistance to participation in a range of organized activist initiatives, this chapter explores the ways in which some leftists continue to take action despite expressing political depression. However, gender analysis reveals how contestation at one level might fail to challenge relations and realities at wider levels, exposing telescoping layers of power. Here, apathy emerges not opposite activism but, paradoxically, sometimes as the very product of political participation.

Keywords:   political action, resistance, power, everyday resistance, organized activism, political participation

California Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.