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This Companion explores the Israeli-Palestinian conﬂict from its inception to the present day, demonstrating the depth and breadth of the many facets of the conﬂict, from the historical, political, and diplomatic to the social, economic, and pedagogical aspects. The contributions also engage with notions of objectivity and bias and the difficulties this causes when studying the conﬂict, in order to reﬂect the diversity of views and often contentious discussion surrounding this conﬂict.
The volume is organized around six parts, reﬂecting the core aspects of the conﬂict:
- historical and scholarly context of the competing narratives
- contemporary evolution of the conflict and its key diplomatic junctures
- key issues of the conflict
- its local dimensions
- international environment of the conflict
- the "other images" of the conflict, as reflected in public opinion, popular culture, the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, and academia and pedagogy.
Providing a comprehensive approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conﬂict, this companion is designed for academics, researchers, and students interested in the key issues and contemporary themes of the conﬂict.
About the Author
Asaf Siniver is a reader in International Security at the University of Birmingham, UK. His research focuses on the intersection of conflict resolution, diplomacy, international security, and the role of third parties in the settlement of territorial disputes. He has published extensively on the politics, history, and diplomacy of the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, and the international relations of the Middle East. He is editor of the Journal of Global Security Studies and a Leverhulme Research Fellow. His current research examines the role of international law in territorial disputes.