CMES Research Associate’s Book is Gaza Resource

August 9, 2010

CMES Research Associate Dr. Sara Roy and her book Failing Peace: Gaza and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict (Pluto Press, 2007) were recently added to the in-depth section on Gaza at  Dr. Roy’s work concerns the Israel-Palestine conflict and she is widely regarded as the leading world expert on the political economy of the Gaza Strip. In her earlier work, The Gaza Strip: The Political Economy of De-Development (Institute for Palestine Studies, 1995), she coined the term de-development to describe a deliberate policy of scaling back economic growth in the Gaza Strip by the Israeli military occupation.  For a full biography of Dr. Roy go to