Why, how, and by whom is development denied in Palestine? Why have over US $ 45 billion in international aid since the 1993 Oslo Accords failed to alter the existing skewed and distorted political and economic frameworks, but instead entrenched … Continue reading Political Economy of Palestine: Critical Perspectives
Political economy is concerned with institutions, relations of power, and social conflict and struggle. A key task of political economy is to historicize and (re)politicize economics, as politics and economics are deeply inter-related and reside in (and emerge from) particular … Continue reading Political Economy Of Development In Palestine: A Critical Perspective
Over US$40 billion has been spent by international donors as foreign aid for Palestinians living in the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip since the Oslo Accord was signed in 1993. This makes Palestinians one of the highest … Continue reading Political Economy of Foreign Aid in the Occupied Palestinian Territories: A Conceptual Framing
This book explores the political economy of Palestine through critical, interdisciplinary, and decolonial perspectives, underscoring that an approach to economics that does not consider the political—a de-politicized economics—is inadequate to understanding the situation in occupied Palestine. A critical interdisciplinary approach to political … Continue reading Political Economy of Palestine Critical, Interdisciplinary, and Decolonial Perspectives
The book’s informative and highly analytical nature provides the reader with in-depth knowledge of the root causes of de-development in the Arab World. Engaging with the book on multiple occasions rewards readers with additional insights, reflecting the book’s depth of … Continue reading Book Review – Arab Development Denied: Dynamics of Accumulation by Wars of Encroachment
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?