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Ahead for developing visions and strategies of the occupied Palestinian territories

(2012) Ahead for developing visions and strategies of the occupied Palestinian territories. In: Revolution and Revott : Understanding the Forms and Causes of Change, 2012-03-26 - 2012-03-28.

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When the Israelis withdrew the settlers and troops from Gaza, the speed at which economic and humanitarian conditions would deteriorate in the 360km2 Palestinian enclave was unforeseen. This raises a host of questions as to what went wrong? Is it that Gaza’s rapid economic decline was inevitable? To what extent does Gaza’s post-disengagement economic predicament have to do with the Israeli onesided move? And to what degree is the sudden change in the Palestinian political terrain responsible for Gaza’s economic plight? The objective of this study is to provide an account of the weaknesses and strenghts of the Palestinian society in achieving development. The goal here is to go beyond the available numbers and present an analysis of the current situation in order to identify core problems, detect patterns, and to provide an objective analysis of the desired developed structure.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Divisions: International Development
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Sets: Departments > International Development
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2012 11:09
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2020 23:49

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