Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine is both a book about Palestine and a meditation on the risks and benefits of international law for national liberation movements in pursuit of decolonization and emancipation. The book briskly covers an enormous expanse of Palestinian history, as refracted through the international law framings that have facilitated Palestinian dispossession. Much recent scholarship on legal aspects of the Palestinian case has focused on the rise and demise of the Oslo peace process. In contrast, Noura Erakat provides a comprehensive history of the conflict centered on the international law dimensions of the Palestinian struggle. She does this in fluid, accessible prose, setting...
Review: Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine, by Noura Erakat
Asli Bâli is professor of law at the UCLA School of Law, where she has served as the director of the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies. Her research is in the fields of international and comparative law with a focus on the Middle East.
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Asli Bâli; Review: Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine, by Noura Erakat. Journal of Palestine Studies 1 February 2020; 49 (2): 90–92. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jps.2020.49.2.90
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