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Title: Deconstruction and the question of Palestine : bearing witness to the undeniable
Author: Wiffen, Declan
ISNI:       0000 0004 5354 4714
Awarding Body: University of Kent
Current Institution: University of Kent
Date of Award: 2014
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Abstract:
While deconstruction has been taken up widely in the field of Postcolonial Studies, there is very little work done on the relationship between deconstruction and the question of Palestine. This thesis maintains that deconstruction has both something to offer the discourses surrounding the question of Palestine and that deconstruction needs to be opened up to the undeniable if it is to continue to be relevant to contemporary emancipation struggles, specifically here the Palestinian struggle. This is not to say that the Palestinian struggle needs deconstruction, or that deconstruction can provide some magical solution. The aim of this thesis is rather to explore Derrida’s own attitudes towards Israel/Palestine and to ask whether deconstruction is hospitable to the needs of Palestinian self-determination.
Supervisor: Rooney, Caroline; Wood, Sarah Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.643509  DOI: Not available
Keywords: JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
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