Synopses & Reviews
1. The History and Theory of Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions 2. Explaining the Contentiousness of BDS: Rival Framings of Identity, Peace, and Power 3. Chapter Three: CodePink's 'Stolen Beauty' campaign: Creativity in Action 4. UC Berkeley's Student Government Divestment Bill: Power, Identity, and Fear 5. The Olympia Food Co-op Boycott: Brokerage, Networks and Local Culture 6. The Presbyterian Church USA: Institutions, Justice and History 7. Conclusion
This book examines the polarization of positions surrounding the transnational boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement aimed at ending the Israeli occupation. The author compares four US-based case studies in which activists for and against BDS struggle over issues of identity, morality, legitimacy, and conceptions of "peace."