Understanding Israel/Palestine

spangler bookFor many, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict seems intractable. But in her new book, Understanding Israel/Palestine: Race, Nation, and Human Rights in the Conflict (Sense Publishers, 2015)author Eve Spangler contends that a resolution is a possibility if parties are willing to approach the situation from a human rights platform. Spangler, a professor of sociology, sees her book as both an introduction to the conflict and a call to action for human rights advocates and ordinary citizens to be part of a conversation about finding a resolution. Read an interview with Spangler in which she discusses her book and a seminar class she takes to Israel/Palestine every semester break.

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