Coleman, P. T., & Lowe, J. K. (2007). Conflict, identity, and resilience: Negotiating collective identities within the Palestinian and Israeli Diasporas. Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 24(4), 377-412.
Collective identities serve many important psychological and practical functions in group life, but under conditions of protracted conflict, such identities can become a primary obstacle to peace. This article presents a program of exploratory research and model-building on collective identity negotiation with members of the Palestinian and Israeli diasporas during a high-intensity phase of the conflict.