One Land, Two States: Israel and Palestine as Parallel States

Mark Levine (Editor) Mathias Mossberg (Editor)
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Product Details

University of California Press
Publish Date
June 20, 2014
6.42 X 9.23 X 0.95 inches | 0.01 pounds

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About the Author

Mark LeVine is Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine, a contributing editor for Tikkun, and a senior columnist for Al Jazeera. He is the author of Overthrowing Geography and the coeditor of Struggle and Survival in Palestine/Israel (both from UC Press).

Mathias Mossberg is a retired Swedish ambassador with extensive personal experience from the peace process and related track-two diplomacy as well as from mediation efforts in other conflicts. He is Senior Fellow at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University, Sweden.


"A provocative and daring new approach to peacefully meeting the national rights of Israelis and Palestinians."--Rami G. Khouri"Agence Global" (04/25/2015)
"Throughout the book, Levine, and Mossberg investigate every aspect of of the idea of "Parallel States." They analyze a new coexistence of Israel and Palestine at all levels: economic, religious, judicial; and how it would prevent the emergence of tensions between the communities."--Joan CatalΓ  Margarit"afkar/ideas" (05/01/2015)
"A coterie of bold, open-minded international academics offers a fresh paradigm for Israeli-Palestinian coexistence. . . . A visionary approach so daring that it could actually work."-- (06/01/2014)
"In an effort to circumvent a seemingly bleak future, a group of Israeli and Palestinian scholars is proposing and examining an interesting and provocative paradigm shift . . . these essayists provide some interesting and refreshing ideas."-- (06/01/2014)
"The idea merits further exploration."--Publishers Weekly (05/26/2014)
"A perceptual and cognitive turnaround aimed at formulating a solution to the situation. And it may well be that this is precisely what it takes to get out of the impasse the diplomatic process has reached."-- (10/14/2014)
"It is evident that the editors put considerable thought into seeking a fine balance between Israeli and Palestinian scholars--and this is done quite artfully."--Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs (10/14/2014)
"[One land, two states] stimulates new thinking towards resolving the Israel- Palestine conflict."-- (07/01/2016)
"One Land, Two States performs a valuable service in presenting a different framework for discussion of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. . . . the questions it raises are provocative and worthy of further thought and discussion."-- (11/01/2016)