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What is a Palestinian state worth?

Sari Nusseibeh

What is a Palestinian state worth?

by Sari Nusseibeh

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSari Nusseibeh
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS119.76 .N87 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24479404M
ISBN 109780674048737
LC Control Number2010040076

Reflections on what a Palestinian state is worth. Link/Page Citation The state, as an idea, has been at the center of moral and political philosophy even before Plato tackled it in his Republic. Philosophers have theorized about it in various ways, and have reached a variety of conclusions. Reflections on What a Palestinian State Is Worth 1 Issam Nassar Illinois State University The state, as an idea, has been at the center of moral and political philosophy even before Plato tackled it in his Republic. Philosophers have theorized about it in various ways, and have reached a variety of conclusions.

What Is a Palestinian State Worth? Focused with sympathetic intensity on the Palestinian ordeal, the book illuminates, as though from within, the tension between the reality of despair in the present and an imagined hope for the future. On one side of the Middle East conflict, Nusseibeh sees military might. Mahmoud Abbas (Arabic: مَحْمُود عَبَّاس ‎, romanized: Maḥmūd ʿAbbās; born 15 November ), also known by the kunya Abu Mazen (Arabic: أَبُو مَازِن ‎, ʾAbū Māzin), is the President of the State of Palestine and Palestinian National Authority. He has been the Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization since 11 November , and Palestinian Children: Mazen Abbas, Yasser Abbas, Tareq Abbas.

In , efforts continued to build Palestinian local institutions and governments from the ground up. Much of this work was done by Tony Blair and US General Keith analysts saw this as a more substantial way to lay a groundwork for viable institutions and for local peace. In August , a state of the art web-based system for tracking goods coming in and out of the area by Country group: Developing/Emerging, Lower .   What is a Palestinian State Worth? Sari Nusseibeh Harvard University Press, pp. Reviewed by Mori Ram, Department of Politics and Government, Ben-Gurion University, Israel. The two-state solution has become a consensual endgame for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, yet in recent years the feasibility of this aspired outcome has been seriously put in doubt.


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A two-state solution is pretty much dead on arrival, so Nussiebeh brings up some very interesting possible ways to implement a one-state solution (as a means to a 2-state or even as an ends on its own), all backed by his philosophy that the value of a future Palestinian state is the material well-being it brings its citizens, rather than /5.

The most controversial proposal in What Is a Palestinian State Worth. has to be understood, I think, as Nusseibeh's attempt to change the terms of the Palestinian-Israeli discussion.

At the beginning of the book, Nusseibeh suggests that the Palestinians give up their demands for sovereignty and instead agree to become second-class Israeli /5. An oddly detached sense of hope runs through What is a Palestinian State Worth?; there is nothing like it in the literature of this conflict.

Every year thousands of articles and blog posts are produced about how to end the conflict. They all feel stale. This book does not. — Greg Waldmann. Open Letters Monthly. “ An oddly detached sense of hope runs through What is a Palestinian State Worth?; there is nothing like it in the literature of this conflict.

Every year thousands of articles and blog posts are produced about how to end the conflict. They all feel stale. This book does not. ” —Greg Waldmann, Open Letters Monthly. What Is a Palestinian State Worth. poses questions about the history, meaning, future, and resolution of the Israel/Palestine conflict.

Deeply informed by political philosophy and based on decades of personal involvement with politics and social activism, Nusseibeh's moderate voice--global in its outlook, yet truly grounded in his native city Brand: Harvard.

What Is a Palestinian State Worth. poses questions about the history, meaning, future, and resolution of the Israel/Palestine conflict. Deeply informed by political philosophy and based on decades of personal involvement with politics and social activism, Nusseibeh’s moderate voice—global in its outlook, yet truly grounded in his native.

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Deeply informed by political philosophy and based on decades of personal involvement. What Is a Palestinian State Worth.

Book Description: For over sixty years, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been subjected to many solutions and offered many answers by diverse parties.

Yet, answers are only as good as the questions that beget them. It is with this simple, but powerful idea, the idea of asking the basic questions anew, that.

It is with this simple, but powerful idea, the idea of asking the basic questions anew, that the renowned Palestinian philosopher and activist Sari Nusseibeh begins his book. What Is a Palestinian State Worth. poses questions about the history, meaning, future, and resolution of the Israel/Palestine conflict.

In the month since its publication, What Is a Palestinian State Worth. has been received as the provocation it was intended to be. Long, thoughtful pieces in the Chronicle, the New York Review of Books, Tablet Magazine, and Open Letters Monthly respond with varying degrees of enthusiasm to the content of Nusseibeh’s book.

Download Citation | What Is a Palestinian State Worth. (review) | Most readers of Nusseibeh's new book will be struck by his proposal for how discussion between Jews and Palestinians about their Author: Alick Isaacs. What Is a Palestinian State Worth. By Sari Nusseibeh Harvard, pages.

Sari Nusseibeh is a man without a country. Nusseibeh is a member of one of the most distinguished Arab Jerusalem families and is now president of Al-Quds University there. It is with this simple, but powerful idea, the idea of asking the basic questions anew, that the renowned Palestinian philosopher and activist Sari Nusseibeh begins his book.

What Is a Palestinian State Worth. poses questions about the history, meaning, future, and resolution of the Israel/Palestine conflict. Deeply informed by political. A single state granting citizenship to all living in Israel and in those Palestinian territories that Israel conquered in seems equally unlikely.

So Nusseibeh advances the idea of a single state run by the Israelis that offers the Palestinians civil and human rights but no political rights. A much more pessimistic proposal was offered by Palestinian intellectual Sari Nusseibeh in his book-length essay, What Is a Palestinian State Worth.

Reflecting on the failure to create a state, Nusseibeh asked the reader to consider what a state Author: Matthew Duss. As the world prepares for the possibility of a U.N. General Assembly vote on Palestinian statehood recognition, we should revisit the question of Sari Nusseibeh’s recent work, What Is a Palestinian State Worth.

The book is a tight, philosophical examination of what’s actually at stake in the quest for Palestinian statehood. What Is a Palestinian State Worth.

poses questions about the history, meaning, future, and resolution of the Israel/Palestine conflict. Deeply informed by political philosophy and based on decades of personal involvement with politics and social activism, Nusseibeh's moderate voice--global in its outlook, yet truly grounded in his native city Brand: Sari Nusseibeh.

What is a Palestinian state worth. For over sixty years, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been subjected to many solutions and offered many answers by diverse parties.

Yet, answers are only as good as the questions that beget them. It is with this simple, but powerful idea, the idea of asking the basic questions anew, that the renowned /5(3). If the state is more valuable than the individuals who make it up, then a Palestinian state is “worth” any number of human lives—for instance, the lives of a suicide bomber and his or her.Can one claim Palestinian identity and still retain Israeli citizenship?

And what is a Palestinian state worth? This title poses questions about the history, meaning, future, and resolution of .In What is a Palestinian State Worth? Nusseibeh announces a "thought experiment"; the spurning of any need for a Palestinian state.

He advocates a single state from the Jordan River to the.