Unsettled States, Disputed Lands: Britain and Ireland, France and Algeria, Israel and the West Bank-Gaza

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Cornell University Press, 1993 - Law - 576 pages
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A pathbreaking study carried out over a decade and a half analyzing the processes, policies, and factors involved when states incorporate additional territories, and when they relinquish control over territories. The initial impetus for the analysis was the relationship of Israel and the West Bank a
 

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Lustick is a distinguished professor at the University of Pennsylvania who has published several works on Israel. In this significant scholarly book, he expands his analysis of Israel to include the ... Read full review

Contents

Parti
1
Disengagement
7
Thresholds of StateBuilding and State Contraction
26
Part II
44
Wars of Position and the Fate
53
Where and What Is France? Three Failures of Hegemonic
81
Britain and Ireland
121
State Contraction and the Regime Threshold
183
The Algerian Question in French Politics 19551962
239
Rescaling the Irish and Algerian
302
Part IV
351
Hegemonic Failure and Regime Crisis in Israel
385
Extensions
439
Abbreviations
453
Index
565
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