Multilayered surveillance in Israel/Palestine: Dialectics of inclusive exclusion

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Ariel Handel Hilla Dayan

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The paper examines the surveillance apparatuses in Israel/Palestine as mechanisms aiming to secure support for the Israeli regime, and to preserve its domination over the entire territory in dispute. We analyze three layers of surveillance: "exclusionary surveillance" towards Palestinians; "normalizing surveillance" towards Jewish-Israeli citizens; and finally, “globalizing surveillance” using Zionist constituencies as agents for building a “domain of defense” for Israel in their own countries. Taking into consideration these power and surveillance dispositives we draw insights on the global authoritarian turn and suggest a post-Foucauldian transnational approach to the study of the relations between surveillance, socialization, and subjectification processes.

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HANDEL, Ariel; DAYAN, Hilla. Multilayered surveillance in Israel/Palestine: Dialectics of inclusive exclusion. Surveillance & Society, [S.l.], v. 15, n. 3/4, p. 471-476, aug. 2017. ISSN 1477-7487. Available at: <https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/article/view/6643>. Date accessed: 20 aug. 2017.
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Normalizing surveillance; exclusionary surveillance; globalizing surveillance; post-Foucauldian
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