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Path to Mass Rebellion : An Analysis of Two Intifadas - Ruth Margolies Beitler

Path to Mass Rebellion

An Analysis of Two Intifadas

Hardcover Published: 15th June 2004
ISBN: 9780739107096
Number Of Pages: 189

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What incites an entire national group to violence? In The Path to Mass Rebellion Ruth Margolies Beitler investigates the form and structure of insurgent violence, taking the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as her case. Using historical, sociological, military, and policy data the author assembles a study of Israeli government action during the Six Day War and the First, and Second Intifadas that is unparalleled in its detail. Writing within the framework of carefully organized disciplinary knowledges Beitler produces a work that radically recontextualizes contemporary accounts of the conflict raging in the Middle East.

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This timely book vividly describes the tragedy of the Israeli-Palestinian encounter and the action-reaction cycle of violence engulfing both sides. It is a revealing and sobering account of one government's attempt to deal effectively with insurgent forces. A penetrating and rare analysis of the strategies and tactics of counterinsurgency in the Middle East.--Stephanie G. Neuman, Columbia University

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. xiii
Conditions for Political Violencep. 1
Historical Backgroundp. 21
The Six-Day War and Aftermathp. 39
Analysis of Israeli Counterinsurgency Policy (1967-1987)p. 65
Intifadap. 89
Analysis of Tactics during Intifadap. 119
The Path to Peacep. 133
The Road Back to Rebellionp. 143
Conclusionsp. 163
Bibliographyp. 171
Indexp. 181
About the Authorp. 189
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ISBN: 9780739107096
ISBN-10: 0739107097
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 189
Published: 15th June 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.14 x 15.44  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.41

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