BDS Versus Settler-Colonialism
Publisher: Against the Current
Date Written: 01/07/2018
Year Published: 2018
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX23390
Review of two books about pro-Palestinian political activism known as BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions.) Contains detailed discussion of history and current events covered in the books.
The Case for Boycotting Israeli Universities
Edited by Ashley Dawson and Bill V. Mullen
Chicago: Haymarket, 2015, 258 pages, $19.95 paperback.
The Academy and Justice for Palestine
By Sunaina Maira
Berkeley: UC Berkeley Press, 2018, 172 pages, $18.95 paperback.
REPORTS OF THE death of internationalist idealism among millennials have been greatly exaggerated. These two recent books, the feisty anthology Against Apartheid, from a leading radical publishing house, and the concise primer Boycott!, from a major university press, are rollouts for the ascending embargo of academic and cultural collaboration with the Israeli state.