The Politics of the Palestinian Authority

The book juxtaposes the historical evolution of Palestinian nationalistic institutions with socio-economic changes within Palestinian society.

Nigel Parsons The Politics of the Palestinian Authority , Routledge, 2005.

Nigel Parsons offers a timely account of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from a Palestinian political perspective.

The book juxtaposes the historical evolution of Palestinian nationalistic institutions with socio-economic changes within Palestinian society, taking a critical approach to the Oslo accords and the PA.

The account focuses on patterns of Palestinian class formation, institution building and rent-seeking in the context of accelerated Zionist settler-colonialism and the PA's crisis of legitimacy.

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