A wall, water and power: the Israeli ‘separation fence’

  title={A wall, water and power: the Israeli ‘separation fence’},
  author={Julie Trottier},
The 'separation fence' 'constructed by Israel to isolate itself from the Palestinians' raises many questions. Why was the construction of a fence perceived by the Israelis as a solution and as the only solution? What determined the specific, serpentine path of the fence and what impact does it have on both Palestinian and Israeli societies? A resulting reconfiguration of the power structure within Palestinian society is clearly unfolding and deserves analysis. A construction of meaning occurred… CONTINUE READING