By Ilana Feldman
Drawing on archival learn in Gaza, Cairo, Jerusalem, and London, in addition to years of ethnographic examine with retired civil servants in Gaza, Feldman identifies special, and in many ways contradictory, governing practices. She illuminates mechanisms of “reiterative authority” derived from the trivialities of day-by-day bureaucratic perform, resembling the repetitions of submitting approaches, the buildup of files, and the behavior of civil servants. the supply of prone, she highlights the perform of “tactical government,” a intentionally limited mode of rule that makes restricted claims approximately governmental means, transferring in accordance with trouble and working with no long term making plans. this tradition made it attainable for presidency to continue with no claiming legitimacy: through maintaining the query of legitimacy in abeyance. Feldman exhibits that Gaza’s governments have been capable of deal with less than, although to not regulate, the tricky stipulations in Gaza through deploying either the regularity of daily forms and the exceptionality of tactical practice.
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Governing Gaza: Bureaucracy, Authority, and the Work of Rule, 1917–1967 by Ilana Feldman