The Palestine Question

Course Description: 

This course studies the Palestine question from its various dimensions: historical, ideological, national, political, socio-economic and cultural.

It focuses on a number of issues, such as the historical claims to Palestine, the emergence of Zionism and Palestinian nationalism, the British Mandate, the establishment of Israel, developments since 1948, the refugee problem, the rise of Palestinian national movements, the establishment of the PLO and the Palestinian resistance movement after 1967, the evolution of the PLO and the various ideological tendencies, the first and second Intifadas, the Oslo Accords, the Palestinian-Israeli negotiations; and the peace process.

Course ID: 
POLS 333
Social/Political Science Courses
Available in: 
  • Spring & Fall - 4 hrs/wk, 3 credits
  • Summer - 6 hrs/wk, 3 credits