Linda Tabar

Linda Tabar was Lead Researcher in the project Alternatives to Mainstream Development and Neo-Liberalism - a programme of research on alternatives to mainstream development to result in a book, the supervision of five research papers, including one written by Linda Tabar herself, each exploring a dimension of this problematic.

Linda Tabar left the CDS and the project for a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Toronto's Womens and Gender Studies Institute.

Past role in APPEAR-project: Researcher              

E-mail: lindatabar(at)


Selected Publications



Sari Hanafi and Linda Tabar (2005): The Emergence of a Palestinian Globalised Elite: Donors, International NGOs and Local NGOs. Ramallah: Muwatin and the Institute for Jerusalem Studies.


Articels and book chapters

Linda Tabar (2012): “The Reconstruction of Jenin Refugee Camp: Humanitarian Intervention and Rational Violence.” Journal of Palestine Studies. University of California Press, XLI: 2.

_________ (2007): “Memory, Agency, Counter-Narrative: Testimonies from Jenin Refugee Camp.” Critical Arts: A Journal of South-North Media and Cultural Studies, Routledge, July 2007.

_________ (2007): “The Rise of Localized Popular Resistance Formations: Jenin Camp and the Future of Palestinian Political Activism.” In: Tikva Honig-Parnass and Toufic Haddad (eds.): Between the Lines: Readings on Israel, Palestine and the U.S. ‘War on Terror’. Chicago: Haymarket Books.

Sari Hanafi and Linda Tabar (2004): “Donor Assistance, Rent-Seeking and Elite Formation.” In: Mushtaq Khan and George Giacaman (eds.): Corruption and State Formation in Palestine. London: Routledge.

Sari Hanafi and Linda Tabar (2003): “The Intifada and the Aid Industry: the Impact of the New Liberal Agenda and the Palestinian NGOs.” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Duke University Press, 23: 1&2.