Book Review – The European Union and Occupied Palestinian Territories: State-Building without a State

Dimitris Bouris’ The European Union and Occupied Palestinian Territories: State-Building without a State aims to tackle one central question: How effective has the EU been in its state-building policies towards the oPt? The effectiveness of the EU as a state-builder … Continue reading Book Review – The European Union and Occupied Palestinian Territories: State-Building without a State

Book Review – Routledge Handbook on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

The handbook is another scholarly production that attempts to understand, contextualize and theorize the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. It aims to provide solutions and bridge the polarized discussion and the sort of dialogue of the deaf. While the handbook provides a certain … Continue reading Book Review – Routledge Handbook on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

التنمية كأداة للمقاومة والتحرر

هناك حاجة لحوار سياسي اقتصادي تنموي اجتماعي، يبدأ من الصفر السياسي؛ أي أنه يبحث في القضايا الأساسية كقضايا التمثيل، وحل الدولتين، والعلاقات السياسية مع إسرائيل. ومن ثم تبني قرارات اقتصادية شجاعة تتوافق مع فكر مقاوم غير مساوم أو مهادن. تحتاج … Continue reading التنمية كأداة للمقاومة والتحرر

Book Review – The Politics of the Palestinian Authority: From Oslo to Al-Aqsa

This book adds a significant and distinctive contribution to the scholarly work on Palestine and indeed it is a must-read not only for all of those interested in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, but also for scholars researching conflict-affected areas, processes of … Continue reading Book Review – The Politics of the Palestinian Authority: From Oslo to Al-Aqsa

Book Review – Palestinian Politics and the Middle East Peace Process: Consensus and Competition in the Palestinian Negotiating Team

Ghassan Khatib was a part of the Palestinian leadership and was present during peace negotiations on the Israeli-Palestinian issue in Madrid and Washington DC. His book gives original insight and accounts from the 1990s peace process including those of the Washington … Continue reading Book Review – Palestinian Politics and the Middle East Peace Process: Consensus and Competition in the Palestinian Negotiating Team

Book review – Why Is Aid Not Effective in the Palestinian Case And How This Can be Changed?

Despite for many years receiving one of the highest per capita aid worldwide, the economies of the West Bank and Gaza Strip have failed to achieve any lasting developmental outcomes and suffer from major weaknesses which undermine their very survival. This book … Continue reading Book review – Why Is Aid Not Effective in the Palestinian Case And How This Can be Changed?

The Role of International Aid in Development: The Case of Palestine 1994-2008

This book studies the role of aid in the Palestinian development and its impact on economic development. The qualitative and quantitative analysis shows that the overall impact of aid has been limited in promoting economic growth, improving people’s living standards, … Continue reading The Role of International Aid in Development: The Case of Palestine 1994-2008