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Publisher Comments:

The Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories since 1967 has many important economic aspects that are often overlooked. In this highly original book, Shir Hever shows that understanding the economic dimensions of the occupation is crucial to unravelling the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Hever rejects the premise that Israel keeps control over Palestinian territories for material gain, and also the premise that Israel is merely defending itself from Palestinian aggression. Instead, he argues that the occupation has reached an impasse, with the Palestinian resistance making exploitation of the Palestinians by Israeli business interests difficult, but the Israeli authorities reluctant to give up control.

With traditional economic analysis failing to explain this turn of events, this book will be invaluable for students, activists and journalists struggling to make sense of the complex issues surrounding Israel's occupation.

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About the Author

Shir Hiver holds an MA in History and Philosophy of Sciences and Ideas at Tel-Aviv University. He works with the Alternative Information Centre in Jerusalem as an Economic Researcher with whom he has written pamphlets on the economy under occupation, a number of which have been translated.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Preface

Part I

Introduction

Chapter 1 - Background on the Palestinian Economy

Part II: Selected Topics in the Economy of the Occupation

Chapter 2 - International Aid

Chapter 3 - Inflation in the OPT

Chapter 4 - Economic Cost of the Occupation to Israel

Chapter 5 - Trends in the Israeli Economy

Chapter 6 - Case Study: The Wall in Jerusalem

Part III: Implications of the Economy of the Occupation

Chapter 7 - Beyond Exploitation

Chapter 8 - Theoretical Analysis and Binationalism

Conclusion

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780745327945
Author:
Hever, Shir
Publisher:
Pluto Press (UK)
Subject:
Middle East - Israel
Subject:
Economics - Comparative
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
Israel
Subject:
Politics - General
Subject:
Economic Policy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
15 figures, 2 maps
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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