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For decades we have spoken of the ‘Israel-Palestine conflict’, but what if our understanding of the issue has been wrong all along? This book explores how the concept of settler colonialism provides a clearer understanding of the Zionist movement’s project to establish a Jewish state in Palestine, displacing the Palestinian Arab population and marginalizing its cultural presence.

Jeff Halper argues that the only way out of a colonial situation is decolonisation: the dismantling of Zionist structures of domination and control and their replacement by a single democratic state, in which Palestinians and Israeli Jews forge a new civil society and a shared political community.

To show how this can be done, Halper uses the 10-point program of the One Democratic State Campaign as a guide for thinking through the process of decolonization to its post-colonial conclusion. Halper’s unflinching reframing will empower activists fighting for the rights of the Palestinians and democracy for all.

  • Author: Jeff Halper
  • Publisher: Pluto Press
  • Publication date: January 2021
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780745343396
    Hardcover ISBN: 9780745343402
    eBook ISBN: 9780745343419
  • Keywords: Apartheid, Zionism, Settler-Colonial, Citizens, non-Jewish, Palestinian

The book is through Media Review Network