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Israel's Occupation

Neve Gordon


This history of Israel's occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip allows us to see beyond the smoke screen of politics in order to make sense of the dramatic changes that have developed on the ground. Looking at a wide range of topics, from control of water and electricity to health care and education, as well as surveillance and torture, it reveals a fundamental shift from a politics of life—when, for instance, Israel helped Palestinians plant more than six-hundred thousand trees in Gaza and provided farmers with improved varieties of seeds—to a macabre politics characterized by an incr ... More

Keywords: West Bank, Gaza Strip, water, electricity, health care, education, surveillance, torture, occupation structure

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780520255302
Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520255302.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Neve Gordon, author