Apartheid Israel: The Politics of an Analogy (Paperback)
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In Apartheid Israel: The Politics of an Analogy, eighteen scholars of Africa and its diaspora reflect on the similarities and differences between apartheid-era South Africa and contemporary Israel, with an eye to strengthening and broadening today's movement for justice in Palestine. Contributors include Andy Clarno, Bill Freund, Mahmood Mamdani, Heidi Grunebaum, Shireen Hassim, Sean Jacobs, Robin D. G. Kelley, Arianna Lissoni, Achille Mbembe, Marissa Moorman, Jon Soske, T.J. Tallie, Salim Vally.
About the Author
Sean Jacobs is an assistant professor of international affairs at the New School in New York City and the founder of the popular website Africa Is a Country. Jon Soske is an assistant professor of modern African history at McGill University and the author of Boundaries of Diaspora: African Nationalism and the Indian Diaspora in 20th-Century South Africa. Achille Mbembe is a research professor in history and politics at the University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is also co-convenor of the Johannesburg Workshop in Theory and Criticism (JWTC) and a visiting professor at Duke University's Department of Romance Studies.