Palestinian Aspirations and Realities


Presenter: Robert Ross, Assistant Professor of Global Cultural Studies, Point Park University

Part of the Workshop "Breaking Down the Headlines: Understanding the Levant." Sponsored by the Global Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh and CERIS. A preparatory workshop for educators participating in the 2014 Fulbright Hays GPA to Jordan

Suggested Readings:

Abunimah, Ali. "A United, Democratic State in Palestine-Israel." One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse. New York: Metropolitan, 2006. 104-33. Print.
Isaac Deutscher: On the Israeli-Arab War (New Left Review) Zionists: Herzl's Radical Vision changed World History
Fisk, Robert. "The Keys of Palestine." Pity the Nation: The Abduction of Lebanon. New York: Thunder's Mouth/Nation, 2002. 12-47. Print.
Harper's Magazine, Losing Ground: Population map of Palestine over time
Morris, Benny. "Where To?" One State, Two States: Resolving the Israel/Palestine Conflict. New Haven: Yale UP, 2009. 161-201. Print.
United Nations Humanitarian Atlas: West Bank & Gaza Strip (December 2011)
Pappé, Ilan. "The Drive for an Exclusively Jewish State." The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine. Oxford: Oneworld, 2006. 10-28. Print.
Israel/Palestine: An Introduction (By Robert M. Ross, PowerPoint Presentation)
The Second Intifada: Background and Causes of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (Jeremy Pressman, The Journal of Conflict Studies, Fall 2003)
Palestine, Israel, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Primer (By Joel Beinin & Lisa Hajjar, Middle East Research & Information Project)
Timeline: A History of the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict (Negar Katirai)
Said, Edward. "The Morning After." London Review of Books 15.20 (1993): 3-5. Web.
Shehadeh, Raja. "The Albina Case." Palestinian Walks: Forays into a Vanishing Landscape. New York: Scribner, 2008. 41-97. Print.

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