Skip to main content

"Encystation": Containment and Control in Israeli Ideology and Practice

Bowman, Glenn W. (2015) "Encystation": Containment and Control in Israeli Ideology and Practice. Journal of Palestine Studies, 44 (3). pp. 6-16. ISSN 0377-919X. (doi:10.1525/jps.2015.44.3.6) (KAR id:50535)

PDF (Bowman, Glenn 2015 "Encystation: Containment and Control in Israeli Ideology and Practice". Journal of Palestine Studies XLIV: 3, 6-16.) Publisher pdf
Language: English
Download (194kB) Preview
Official URL


The radical closure of Gaza serves here as an extreme example of a process of

ideology and practices of state formation. I use encystation to reveal the dual

protecting a fetus within a womb—and to show how the two meanings connect

that the Oslo Accords have put in place mechanisms for the future imposition

on West Bank Palestinians of the same containment currently afflicting Gaza

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1525/jps.2015.44.3.6
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > Social and Cultural Anthropology
Depositing User: Glenn Bowman
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2015 13:05 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 16:01 UTC
Resource URI: (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Bowman, Glenn W.:
  • Depositors only (login required):


Downloads per month over past year