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Separate and Cooperate, Cooperate and Separate: The Disengagement of the Palestine Health Care System from Israel and Its Emergence as an Independent System (Hardback)
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Separate and Cooperate, Cooperate and Separate: The Disengagement of the Palestine Health Care System from Israel and Its Emergence as an Independent System (Hardback)

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Hardback 384 Pages / Published: 30/05/2002
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Written by 36 Palestinian, Israeli, and international health professionals, this book is a courageous experiment, the first of its kind, made by individuals from both sides of the Israeli-Palestianian conflict, jointly examining their common history in the field of health and the future that awaits them. This is a time when their healthcare systems are separating and an independent Palestinian health care system is being established. It serves as a unique resource for understanding the processes of change in civil societies affected by political and military struggle, and during the ensuing postconflict era affected by it. The book describes and analyzes how health policy was designed and implemented during the Palestinian-Israeli conflict (1967-1993) by both sides-at times together, at times separately, and at times through confrontation-and how they are preparing for the new era that began with the 1993 Oslo Accords. Thanks to the authors' candor and their readiness to supplement professional analyses with personal accounts, the volume presents an important human document. The combination attests to the special role played by health professionals in promoting cooperation both in conflict and postconflict eras. As such, the study will be of interest to scholars, researchers, and officials involved with Palestinian-Israeli issues and to others dealing with regional, national, and ethnic conflicts worldwide.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780275975838
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 730 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"The book leaves no doubt that the most successful Israeli-Palestinian cooperation has been in the field of health care. Putting human life above politics, the devotion of many doctors, nurses and public health administrators has made for a unique window of deep-rooted relationships between Palestinian and Israeli health care professionals....those who have planted the seeds of cooperation in humanitarian care represent the hope that a sound basis for future peace and reconciliation remains."-Bulletin Of Regional Cooperation In The Middle East
..."documents and analyzes the process by which the Palestinian health system separated from the Israeli system and evolved as an independent system."-Middle East Journal
?...documents and analyzes the process by which the Palestinian health system separated from the Israeli system and evolved as an independent system.?-Middle East Journal
?The book leaves no doubt that the most successful Israeli-Palestinian cooperation has been in the field of health care. Putting human life above politics, the devotion of many doctors, nurses and public health administrators has made for a unique window of deep-rooted relationships between Palestinian and Israeli health care professionals....those who have planted the seeds of cooperation in humanitarian care represent the hope that a sound basis for future peace and reconciliation remains.?-Bulletin Of Regional Cooperation In The Middle East
.,."documents and analyzes the process by which the Palestinian health system separated from the Israeli system and evolved as an independent system."-Middle East Journal

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