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Palestinian Politics after the Oslo Accords: Resuming Arab Palestine

Nathan Brown


This book does what hostilities in the Middle East have made nearly impossible: it offers a measured, internal perspective on Palestinian politics, viewing emerging political patterns from the Palestinian point of view rather than through the prism of the Arab–Israeli conflict. Based on groundbreaking fieldwork, interviews with Palestinian leaders, and an extensive survey of Arabic-language writings and documents, it presents the meaning of state building and self-reliance as Palestinians themselves have understood them in the years between 1993 and 2002. The author focuses his work on five ar ... More

Keywords: Arab–Israeli conflict, fieldwork, interviews, Arabic-language writings, Arabic-language documents, state building, legal development, constitution drafting, Palestinian Legislative Council, civil society

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780520237629
Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520237629.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nathan Brown, author