"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)

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Abstract

The radical closure of Gaza serves here as an extreme example of a process of isolation and immiseration of national enemies that is deeply rooted in Israeli ideology and practices of state formation. I use encystation to reveal the dual meaning of the term—that of radical isolation of diseased elements and that of protecting a fetus within a womb—and to show how the two meanings connect with respective Israeli policies toward Palestinians and Jews. I suggest in closing 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: G. Bowman
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2015 13:05 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 16:01 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/50535 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Bowman, Glenn W.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6521-4363
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