POLSCI 353 - The Arab-Israeli Conflict
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Credits:
4
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

After providing background information about Israel and the Arab world, including the Arabs of Palestine, the course will trace the historical development of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from its origins in the 19th century until the present. The course will also examine the most important issues associated with the conflict, giving special attention to the competing territorial claims advanced by Israelis and Palestinians and to the rights of self-determination asserted by each. In discussing controversial issues, the course will strive for objectivity and balance and will provide opportunities for the expression differing points of view.

This course is in the Comparative Politics subfield.

Intended Audience:

Juniors or seniors who have taken course on Israel and the Arab world

Class Format:

Lecture meeting twice a week for 1 1/2 hours and a discussion section meeting once a week for 1 hour

POLSCI 353 - The Arab-Israeli Conflict
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
23225
Open
2
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
23226
Closed
0
 
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W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
23229
Closed
0
 
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W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
23230
Open
2
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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ISBN: 9780253220707
A history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Author: Mark Tessler., Publisher: Indiana University Press 2nd ed. 2009
Required
ISBN: 9780385521710
My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel, Author: Ari Shavit, Publisher: Spiegel & Grau 2015
Required
ISBN: 9780231150750
Palestinian identity : the construction of modern national consciousness, Author: Rashid Khalidi., Publisher: Columbia University Press Repr. 2010
Required
ISBN: 9781940450247
Palestine speaks : voices from the west bank and gaza, Publisher: Mcsweeney'S 2014
Optional
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