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Struggling for a Just Peace: Israeli and Palestinian Activism in the Second Intifada

Maia Carter Hallward


Beginning in 2004, after the mainstream peace movement collapsed due in part to the outbreak of the second intifada, the author of this book, Maia Hallward, spent most of a year observing the work of seven such groups on both sides of the conflict. She returned in 2008 to examine the progress they had made in working for a just and lasting peace. Although small, these grassroots organizations provide valuable lessons regarding how peacebuilding takes place in times of ongoing animosity and violence. Examining both the changing context for peace activism and the processes through which seven Is ... More

Keywords: Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Peace activism, Al-Aqsa Intifada, boundaries, nonviolence, peacebuilding, grassroots movements

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780813036526
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813036526.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Maia Carter Hallward, author
Kennesaw State University