De-development Revisited: Palestinian Economy and Society Since Oslo

  title={De-development Revisited: Palestinian Economy and Society Since Oslo},
  author={S. Roy},
  journal={Journal of Palestine Studies},
  • S. Roy
  • Published 1999
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Palestine Studies
  • The years since the Oslo agreement have seen a marked deterioration in Palestinian economic life and an accelerated de-development process. The key features of this process have been heightened by the effects of closure, the defining economic feature of the post-Oslo period. Among its results are enclavization, seen in the physical separation of the West Bank and Gaza; the weakening of economic relations between the Palestinian and Israeli economies; and growing divisions within the Palestinian… CONTINUE READING
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