Surveillance and control in Israel/Palestine [electronic resource] : population, territory and power / edited by Elia Zureik, David Lyon and Yasmeen Abu-Laban.

Abingdon, Oxon. ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2011.
Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics
Routledge studies in Middle Eastern politics ; 33
1 online resource (417 p.)
Electronic surveillance -- Israel.
Palestinian Arabs -- Israel.
Conflict management -- Israel.
Electronic books.
Surveillance is always a means to an end, whether that end is influence, management or entitlement. This book examines the several layers of surveillance that control the Palestinian population in Israel and the Occupied Territories, showing how they operate, how well they work, how they are augmented, and how in the end their chief purpose is population control. Showing how what might be regarded as exceptional elsewhere is here regarded as the norm, the book looks not only at the political economy of surveillance and its technological and military dimensions, but also at the ordina
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; List of contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I: Introduction; 1 Colonialism, surveillance, and population control: Israel/Palestine; Part II: Theories of surveillance in conflict zones; 2 Identification, colonialism, and control: Surveillant sorting in Israel/Palestine; 3 A place for Palestinians in the Altneuland: Herzl, anti-Semitism, and the Jewish state; Part III: Civilian surveillance; 4 Ominous designs: Israel's strategies and tactics of controlling the Palestinians during the first two decades
5 The matrix of surveillance in times of national conflict: The Israeli-Palestinian case6 The changing patterns of disciplining Palestinian national memory in Israel; Part IV: Political economy and globalization of surveillance; 7 Laboratories of war: Surveillance and US-Israeli collboration in war and security; 8 Israel's emergence as a homeland security capital; 9 From tanks to wheelchairs: Unmanned aerial vehicles, Zionist battlefield experiments, and the transparence of the civilian; Part V: Citizenship criteria and state construction
10 Legal analysis and critique of some surveillance methods used by Israel11 Orange, green and blue: Color-coded paperwork for Palestinian population control; 12 "You must know your stock": Census as surveillance practice in 1948 and 1967; Part VI: Surveillance, racialization, and uncertainty; 13 Exclusionary surveillance and spatial uncertainty in the occupied Palestinian territories; 14 The "Israelization" of social sorting and the "Palestinianization" of the racial contract: Reframing Israel/Palestine and the war on terror; Part VII: Territory and population management in conflict zones
15 British and Zionist data gathering on Palestinian Arab landownership and population during the Mandate16 Surveillance and spatial flows in the occupied Palestinian territories; 17 Territorial dispossession and population control of the Palestinians; Part VIII: Social ordering, biopolitics, and profiling; 18 The Palestinian Authority security apparatus: Biopolitics, surveillance, and resistance in the occupied Palestinian territories; 19 Behavioural profiling in Israeli aviation security as a tool for social control; Index
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Zureik, Elia.
Lyon, David, 1948-
Abu-Laban, Yasmeen, 1966-
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