In the mounting scholarship on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, feminist analysts have contributed a distinctive perspective in their capacity to write politically about occupation, injustice, and continuous brutality without losing sight of contradictions. Read together, the four books reviewed here paint a complex picture of the mundane and often untold aspects of Palestinian daily life under the occupation, alongside the grassroots efforts of women on both sides of the divide to promote a resolution to it.

In Space and Mobility in Palestine Julie Peteet describes the spatial turn in the Israeli control system in the West Bank. Eschewing the more dramatic incidents of military raids and searches, detentions, and home demolitions, the book documents the banal face of life under occupation under Israel’s latest (im)mobility regime, whose main principles are separation, closure, and enclavization. These are achieved through an...

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