Building and planning regulations under Israeli colonial power: a critical study from Palestine

  title={Building and planning regulations under Israeli colonial power: a critical study from Palestine},
  author={Salem Thawaba},
  journal={Planning Perspectives},
  pages={133 - 146}
  • S. Thawaba
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • Planning Perspectives
ABSTRACT Colonial regimes used urban planning regulations as a tool to control and dominate other people and natural resources. Since the beginning of the past century, Palestine represented a good example of where urban planning regulations played a major role in urban transformation and development. The Israeli regime has been using old regional plans that were prepared by the British Mandate, and issued many others to achieve its aim of establishing settlements and dominating the West Bank… Expand
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