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Behind the Intifada : Labor and Women's Movements in the Occupied Territories - Joost R. Hiltermann

Behind the Intifada

Labor and Women's Movements in the Occupied Territories

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Published: 14th February 1993
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Before the "intifada" began, Joost Hiltermann had already looked at local organizations in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip and seen there the main elements that would eventually be used to mobilize the Palestinian masses. In the first comprehensive study of these organizations, Hiltermann shows how local organizers provided basic services unavailable under military rule, while recruiting for the cause of Palestinian nationalism.

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 1992 "In the first comprehensive treatment of the subject, Hiltermann argues that the local trade unions and women's organisations provided the uprising with an infrastructure... Hiltermann's book is rich in detail and encyclopedic in scope."--Lawrence Tal, The Times Higher Education Supplement

Prefacep. ix
Index of Organizationsp. xiii
Mass Mobilization under Occupationp. 3
The Structural Contextp. 17
The Political Contextp. 38
The Labor Movementp. 56
The Women's Movementp. 126
Popular Organizations and the Uprisingp. 173
Conclusionp. 208
Notesp. 219
Bibliographyp. 245
Indexp. 255
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ISBN: 9780691024806
ISBN-10: 0691024804
Series: Princeton Studies on the Near East
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 292
Published: 14th February 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.44  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.42