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The West Bank Handbook

A Political Lexicon, 1st Edition

By Meron Benvenisti, Ziad Abu-Zayad, Danny Rubinstein

Routledge

244 pages

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Description

This book discusses social, institutional, legal, cultural and political topics relating to the West Bank to demystify the treatment of the highly contentious subject. It is based on the author's experience of what people want to know when they approach the West Bank Data Project for information.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Agriculture (Arab) -- Agricultural Land Use (Arab) -- Agriculture (Jewish) -- Alignment (PARTY) -- Allon Plan -- Amana -- Arab Children’s House (Dar al-Tifel al-Arabi) -- Arab Studies Society, Jerusalem -- Arab Thought Forum (Al Multaka al-Fiqri al-Arabi) -- Association for Civil Rights in Israel -- Association for Family Planning and Protection -- Associations for Electric Lighting -- Autonomy Plan (Egyptian) -- Autonomy Plan (Israeli) -- Banking and Credit -- Bearers of Arms and Procedures for Opening Fire -- Brezhnev Plan -- Brookings Report -- Build Your Own Home -- Built-Up Areas (Arab) -- Built-Up Areas (Jewish) -- Camp David Accords -- Censorship -- Center for Peace in the Middle East -- Chambers of Commerce -- Charitable Association for the Sons of the Sacred Fallen (Jamiyat Abna’a al Shuhadah) -- Citizens’ Rights Movement (CRM) -- Civilian Administration -- Club of Arab University Graduates -- Committee for Family Improvement (Jamiyat al-anash al-usrah) -- Committee for the Injured Warrior (Rabitat al-munadel al-Jarih) -- Committee of Solidarity with Bir-Zeit University -- Communist Party (West Bank) -- Community Settlement (Yishuv Kehilati – Settlement Type) -- Community Village (Kfar Kehilati – Settlement Type) -- Construction (Arab) -- Consulates -- Cooperative Settlements -- Cooperatives for Agricultural Marketing (Jam’iyat al-Taswik al-Zira’i) -- Courts (Israeli) -- Courts (Local) -- Courts (Military) -- Courts (Muslim Religious – Shar’i) -- Creeping Annexation -- Defense Strategy -- Demography (Israeli) -- Demography (Palestinian) -- Deployment of the IDF on the West Bank -- Detention and Interrogation -- Development Corporations (Of the Settlers) -- Development Plan, Judea-Samaria (1983–1986) -- Directors-General Committee -- Drobless Plan -- East Jerusalem -- Economic Policy -- Education (Arab) -- Education (Jewish) -- Elections (Israeli) -- Elections (Palestinian) -- Electric Corporation (Jerusalem) -- Electricity -- Emergency Regulations (1945) -- Employment in Israel (Palestinian) -- Employment in Israel – Wages -- Employment on the West Bank -- Enforcement and Punishment -- Fahd Plan -- Family Reunification -- Fatah (Activities in the Territories) -- Fez Summit Resolutions -- Fiscal Burden -- Foreign Aid -- Foreign Trade -- Fundamentalist Muslim Groups -- General Federation of Labor (Histadrut) -- Geneva Convention (Fourth) -- Hague Regulations -- Ha’Ihud Ha’Haklai (Agricultural Union – Settlement Movement) -- Ha’Oved Ha’Leumi (Settlements) -- Hapoel Hamizrachi, Moshavim and Religious Kibbutzim -- Health -- Herut Betar (Settlements) -- High Court of Justice -- Holy Places -- Hussein-Arafat Agreement -- Hussein’s Federation Plan -- Improvement of the Quality of Life -- Incentives for Settlement -- Independent Liberal Labor Movement (Settlements) -- Industry -- Interference with Private Land Ownership -- Interministerial Coordination -- International Law -- Investment in Settlements -- Israeli Extra-Parliamentary Bodies -- Israeli Local Councils -- Israeli Regional Councils -- Jerusalem Zakah Committee (Lajnat Amual az-Zakah) -- Ewish National Fund -- Jewish Religious Councils -- Jewish Terrorism -- Joint Committee (Plo-Jordan) -- Jordanian Red Crescent -- Kach (Meir Kahane) -- Karp Report -- Kiriya -- Land Acquisition (Israeli) -- Land Use -- Law in the Service of Man -- League of University Graduates (Hebron) (Rabitat Al-Jama’in) -- Legal Adviser (Military Government) -- Likud (Party) -- Mapam (The United Workers’ Party) -- Matsad (PARTY) -- Mercazichlus (Settlement Type) -- Military Government -- Military Government Budget -- Ministerial Committee for Arab Refugees -- Ministerial Committee for Settlement -- Ministerial Responsibility -- Ministry of Agriculture -- Ministry of Housing and Construction -- Morasha -- Moshavim Movement (Settlements) -- Mukhtars -- Municipalities (Palestinian) -- Muslim Charitable Association in Jerusalem (Jamiyat al-Maqassed al Hayriyah al Islamiyah) -- Nahal -- National Accounts -- National Guidance Committee (Palestinian) -- National Religious Party -- Nekuda (Journal) -- Open Bridges -- Palestinian Charitable Organizations -- Palestinian Lawyers, Doctors, & Pharmacists Association -- Palestinian Trade Unions -- Parks and Nature Reserves -- Personal Status of Israelis -- Physical Planning -- PLO Political Plans -- Poalei Agudat Israel (Settlements) -- Police -- Political Insurance -- Post and Telecommunications -- Press (Arab) -- Prisons -- Pro-Hashemite Groups -- Public Consumption and Investment -- Reagan Initiative -- Red Cross -- Refugee Camps -- Refugees -- Rehovot Group; Professors Group -- Rejection Front -- Religious Communities -- Review Boards -- Roads -- Rogers Plan -- Security Enactments -- Sports and Cultural Clubs (Arab) -- Staff Officers -- Standard of Living -- Student Councils (Palestinian) -- Sumud -- Supreme Muslim Council -- Taxation and Revenues -- Taxation of Israelis -- Tehiya Party -- Territorial Defense -- Topography, Flora -- Toshava (Settlement Type) -- United Kibbutz Movement (Takam) -- Universities -- University Graduates (Palestinian) -- UNRWA -- Venice Declaration -- Village Councils -- Village Leagues -- Violent Incidents -- Waqf (Muslim Religious Endowment) -- Water -- Women’s Associations -- World Zionist Organization -- Yesha (Association of Israeli Settlers) -- Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) -- Young Men’s Muslim Association -- Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) -- Young Women’s Muslim Association -- Maps

About the Authors

Meron Benvenisti, Ziad. Abu-Zayed, Danny Rubinstein

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL059000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies