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Post-Colonial Settlement Strategy

Ehud Eiran


Settlement projects are sustained clusters of policies that allow states to strategically plan, implement and support the permanent transfer of nationals into a territory not under their sovereignty. Once a common feature of the international system, settlement projects are now rare, and contradict international norms. Yet, these modern projects had been an important feature of some of the longest conflicts of our times, such as Israel-Palestine and Morocco-Western Sahara. Moreover, they had a profound effect on conflicts: they led to their prolongations, affected their levels of violence, pat ... More

Keywords: Settlements, Israel, Morocco, Western-Sahara, international norms, West-Bank, Gaza, East-Timor, settler-colonialism, colonialism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781474437578
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437578.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ehud Eiran, author
University of Haifa