The politics of karameh: Palestinian burial rites under the gun.

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  • Author(s): Wahbe, Randa May ()
  • Source:
    Critique of Anthropology. Sep2020, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p323-340. 18p.
  • Document Type:
    Article
  • Additional Information
    • Subject Terms:
    • Subject Terms:
    • Author-Supplied Keywords:
      Death
      Israel
      necropolitics
      necroviolence
      Palestine
      settler colonialism
      Zionist colonialism
    • Abstract:
      For decades, Israel has held the remains of hundreds of Palestinian martyrs in secret burial sites in closed military zones called the cemeteries of numbers. Simultaneously, the Israeli police have desecrated several ancient burial sites in Jerusalem and built above them parks and other public spaces. This article examines these under-explored phenomena within the lens of Zionist colonialism to consider the ways cemeteries and spaces of death are used by the Israeli state as a mechanism of necroviolence. Through ethnographic interviews with martyrs' families and a review of key legal documents regarding the burial of Palestinians, this article makes the case that the control and intentional negligence of dead bodies – fueled by racist ideology – are key facets of Israeli territorial acquisition. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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    • ISSN:
      0308-275X
    • Accession Number:
      10.1177/0308275X20929401
    • Accession Number:
      144768036
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      WAHBE, R. M. The politics of karameh: Palestinian burial rites under the gun. Critique of Anthropology, [s. l.], v. 40, n. 3, p. 323–340, 2020. DOI 10.1177/0308275X20929401. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=144768036. Acesso em: 2 dez. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Wahbe RM. The politics of karameh: Palestinian burial rites under the gun. Critique of Anthropology. 2020;40(3):323-340. doi:10.1177/0308275X20929401
    • APA:
      Wahbe, R. M. (2020). The politics of karameh: Palestinian burial rites under the gun. Critique of Anthropology, 40(3), 323–340. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308275X20929401
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Wahbe, Randa May. 2020. “The Politics of Karameh: Palestinian Burial Rites under the Gun.” Critique of Anthropology 40 (3): 323–40. doi:10.1177/0308275X20929401.
    • Harvard:
      Wahbe, R. M. (2020) ‘The politics of karameh: Palestinian burial rites under the gun’, Critique of Anthropology, 40(3), pp. 323–340. doi: 10.1177/0308275X20929401.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Wahbe, RM 2020, ‘The politics of karameh: Palestinian burial rites under the gun’, Critique of Anthropology, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 323–340, viewed 2 December 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Wahbe, Randa May. “The Politics of Karameh: Palestinian Burial Rites under the Gun.” Critique of Anthropology, vol. 40, no. 3, Sept. 2020, pp. 323–340. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1177/0308275X20929401.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Wahbe, Randa May. “The Politics of Karameh: Palestinian Burial Rites under the Gun.” Critique of Anthropology 40, no. 3 (September 2020): 323–40. doi:10.1177/0308275X20929401.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Wahbe RM. The politics of karameh: Palestinian burial rites under the gun. Critique of Anthropology [Internet]. 2020 Sep [cited 2020 Dec 2];40(3):323–40. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=144768036