xix, 453 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Foreword / Richard Falk Introduction / Mutaz M. Qafisheh Part 1. Significance of the membership of Palestine in the United Nations. Palestine Liberation Organization legal brief in support of recognition of the State of Palestine / Saeb Erikat ; Palestine, UN membership, and popular representation : international legal challenges and strategic options / Guy S. Goodwin-Gill ; Citizens of the State of Palestine and the future of Palestinian refugees : legal and political scenarios / Mutaz M. Qafisheh ; Recognition of Palestinian statehood : an interest for all / Winston P. Nagan, Aitza M. Haddad ; The de jure State of Palestine under belligerent occupation : application for admission to the United Nations / Basheer Al-Zoughbi Part 2. Specific implications of Palestine's UN membership. The human rights obligations of the State of Palestine : the case of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights / Mutaz M. Qafisheh ; Legal implications of the membership of a Palestinian state in the UN on civilians in the light of international humanitarian law / Floriana Fabbri, Jacopo Terrosi Tell it to the judge : Palestine's UN bid and the International Criminal Court / Valentina Azarov ; Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails in light of the Third Geneva Convention : from jails to prisoner of war camps / Magdalena A. Pulido ; The status of Jerusalem after the admission of Palestine to the United Nations / John Quigley ; Water claims of an independent Palestine in practice : reconciling conflicting water claims in the region / Valentin Jeutner ; Palestinian membership of the World Trade Organization : breaking international trade barriers / Nael Sayed-Ahmad Part 3. The State of Palestine : past and future. The Palestinian citizen vs. the Palestinian national : past and present / Lauren Banko ; Palestinian independence vs. the independence of Namibia and the American foreign policy / Winston P. Nagan, Aitza M. Haddad Palestine membership in the United Nations : opportunities to create a justice system that never was / David F. Chavkin ; Thirteen theses on a constitution for a Federal Republic of Palestine / Uri Davis ; A non modest proposal for resolving the Palestine-Israel conflict : the divide and share approach / Said Zeedani.
"The book is largely the outcome of a series of papers presented at an international conference on Palestine membership in the UN organized by the Legal Clinic of Heborn University (Heborn, Palestine), 18-19 April 2012"--Page 2.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.