Transnational Activism and the Israeli-palestinian Conflict - 9781137349859

Un libro in lingua di Hallward Maia Carter edito da Palgrave Macmillan, 2013

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"This book examines the polarization of positions surrounding the transnational boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement aimed at ending the Israeli occupation. Alternatively framed as a nonviolent movement for freedom and human rights and as a form of war by other means, the vast discrepancy in portrayals of the movement is intriguing and the passion on both sides of the issue suggests the tactic is powerful and resonates deeply. Drawing on first-hand interviews with activists and opponents, press coverage, and organizational materials, this book systematically compares four cases of BDS activism in the United States, using an analytical framework that draws from the literature of social movements, nonviolent resistance, discourse analysis, and contentious politics. The book's audience includes students, scholars, policy makers, and activists"--

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