(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2013)

Document title

Repopulating the emptiness : a spatial critique of ruination in Israel/Palestine

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

LESHEM N. (1) ;
(1) Dep. Geography, Royal Holloway, Univ. London, Egham, ROYAUME-UNI


Focusing on the history of Zionist colonization of Palestine, the paper illustrates how the encounter with the land fractures the ideological construct of emptiness and foregrounds the ambiguities found at the heart of the self-assured discourse of Zionism. Through a rereading of key Zionist texts from different historical moments, the analysis sheds light on the contradictions and ambiguities that lie at the heart of the Zionist territorial project and the inherent weaknesses of the hegemonic production of space


Article of periodic

published at : Environment and planning. D. Society & space / ISSN 0263-7758

Editor : Pion, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1983)

Millesime : 2013, vol. 31, no3 [pp. 522-537]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.



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