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The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
Ben White, Palestinians in Israel: Segregation, Discrimination and Democracy. London: Pluto Press and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book? Ben White (BW): I wanted to write something that would accessibly describe the policies of segregation and discrimination that Palestinian citizens in Israel have experienced since 1948. Many people—even those who are engaged with Palestine/Israel to some extent—are unaware of the ways in ...Keep Reading »
Ben White is a freelance journalist, writer, and activist, specializing in Palestine/Israel. He has been visiting the region since 2003 and his articles have been widely published in The Guardian’s “Comment Is Free,” Al Jazeera, Electronic Intifada, New Statesman, Salon, Christian Science Monitor, and others. His first book, Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner’s Guide, was published in 2009 by Pluto Press, with a foreword by John Dugard, ex-UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The book received praise from the likes of Desmond Tutu, Ilan Pappe, Nur Masalha, and Ali Abunimah.
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