(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

White But not quite : normalizing colonial conquests through spatial mimicry

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

RAM M. (1) ;
(1) Dept. of Politics and Government, Ben Gurion Univ. of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, ISRAEL


The current paper examines processes of mimetic spatial production aiming to transform the Israeli-occupied territory of Mount Hermon into an “ordinary” western ski resort. Yet this concerted effort produces a variety of tensions and contradictions that ultimately undo the normalization of the colonial space, comprising a test case of the convoluted ways in which mimicry of space, not merely in space, generates various forms of slippage, excess and ambivalence


Article of periodic

published at : Antipode / ISSN 0066-4812

Editor : Blackwell, Oxford - ROYAUME-UNI (1969)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 46, no3 [pp. 736-753]

Bibliographic references : 5 p.



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