The wall has feet but so do we: Palestinian workers in Israel and the ‘separation’ wall

  title={The wall has feet but so do we: Palestinian workers in Israel and the ‘separation’ wall},
  author={Rachel Busbridge},
  journal={British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies},
  pages={373 - 390}
  • Rachel Busbridge
  • Published 3 July 2017
  • Sociology
  • British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies
Abstract While the Israeli-constructed wall in the occupied West Bank seemingly signifies a shift to a policy of separation, every year thousands of West Bank Palestinians legally and illegally cross its bounds into Israel for work. In this article, I explore the varying regimes of (il)legality and (im)mobility that have accompanied the construction of the Israel–West Bank separation wall, which decisively impact the lives of Palestinians who work in Israel. The peculiar separation legislated… 
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