Ghada Karmi

The Middle East

'Understanding Israel's intransigence', Arab Affairs 1989, 9:58-70.
'Possible solutions to the Palestinian problem', In: Beschorner N, Gould St.J, (Eds) Altered states? Israel Palestine and the Future. Geopolitics Centre, School of Oriental and African Studies, 1990.
'The Arab community and British public life', In: Arabs in Britain, London, Riad al-Rayyes Books, 1991.
'The Saddam Hussein phenomenon and male-female relations in the Arab world', In: Afshar H, Maynard M. (Eds). Women in the Middle East, London, Macmillan, 1993: 146-158.
'The 1948 exodus: a family story', Journal of Palestine Studies 1994, 23/2:31-40.
'The Palestine state: options and possibilities', In: Schofield CH, Schofield RN, (Eds) The Middle East and North Africa: world boundaries, Volume 2. London, Routledge, 1994: 59-70.
'Women, Islam and patriarchalism', In: Yamani M. (Ed) Feminism and Islamic Law, Garnet Publishing, 1996:69-85.
(Ed). Jerusalem today: what future for the peace process? Reading, Ithaca Press, 1996.
The Egyptians of Britain: a migrant community in transition. Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, University of Durham Occasional Paper, 1997.
'Life with the enemy: the one-state solution', The World Today, 1997, 53:200-203.
'After Oslo: a single state in Israel/Palestine?' Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 1998, 11/2:212-227.
(Ed with E.Cotran) The Palestinian exodus, 1948-1998. Reading, Ithaca Press, 1999.
'After the Nakba: an experience of exile in England', Journal of Palestine Studies, 1999, 23/3:52-63.
In Search of Fatima: a Palestinian story. London, Verso, 2002.
'The right of return and the unitary state in Israel/Palestine', Race Traitor, No. 16, 109-117, 2005.
'A case of early migration and the problems of adjustment and integration (a personal testimony)' (Arabic), in Abbas Shiblak (ed), The Palestinian Diaspora in Europe: Challenges of dual identity and adaptation. Institute of Jerusalem Studies, Shaml, 2005, pp.101-115.
'The policy of ‘supporting’ the Palestinians', (Arabic), Al-Adab, vol. 54, 2006, 4-
Married to another man: Israel’s dilemma in Palestine. London, Pluto Press, 2007.
'The One-state solution', Journal of Palestine Studies, vol. XL, No. 2, 2011, 62-77.
Numerous press articles in: The London Guardian, The Nation, Haaretz, Al Hayat, Al-Ahram Weekly, Dawn.


'On becoming a writer', in Susan Darraj (ed), Sheherazade’s Legacy: Arab and Arab American women on writing. Westport: Praeger, 2004, pp. 63-77.
'A Muslim from Palestine', in Barnaby Rogerson (ed), Meetings with remarkable Muslims. London: Eland, 2005, pp.125-134.

History of Medicine

(Ed).Proceedings of the First International Symposium on the History of Arabic Science, IHAS Publications, Aleppo, 1978.
'The Arabic medical Kunnash in the 10th Century: a study of the book, Ghina wa Muna by Abu Mansur al‑Qamari', In: Proceedings of the First International Symposium on the History of Arabic Science, Aleppo 1978.
'Medical education in Islam', Journal of the Kuwait Medical Association 1978;12:241‑7.
'A Medieval compendium of Arabic medicine:  Abu Sahl al‑Masihi's "Book of the Hundred", Journal of the History of Arabic Science  1978, 2:270‑290.
'Notice of another manuscript of al‑Razi's Kitab al‑Mansuri', Journal of the History of Arabic Science  1979;3:88‑90.
'Fi marad al-'ishq', (in Arabic), In: Proceedings of the Third Annual Conference of the Syrian Society for the History of Arabic Science, IHAS Publications, Aleppo, 1980:317‑324.
'State control of the physician in the Middle Ages: an Islamic model', In: The Town and state physician in Europe from the Middles Ages to the Enlightenment, A.W. Russell,(Ed.)  Herzog August Bibliothek, Wölfenbüttel, 1981:63‑84.
'The colonisation of traditional Arabic medicine', In: Patients and practitioners, Roy Porter, (Ed.) Cambridge University Press, 1985:315-339.
'Arabic medicine: science and achievement', Arab Affairs 1986‑7:66‑73.
(Ed) Al-Qamari's Kitab al-Tanwir: an early Arabic medical dictionary, The Arab Bureau of Education of the Gulf States, Riyadh, 1991.
'Anatomy, physiology, and the study of the causes of disease (aetiology)', In: Aspects of Islamic Culture, R.Y.Hassan (ed) 4 Vol 4. Chapters 52 and 53. UNESCO Publications, 2001.
'The early Arabic cuisine: the evidence from mediaeval medical texts' and 'The Prophet's medicine'. In: Technology, Tradition and Survival: aspects of Material Cultures of the Middle East. (Ed) R.Tapper and K.Machlachan, London, Frank Cass, 2003.

Medicine and health services

'The association of syphilis with hepatic cirrhosis: a report of 6 cases and a review of the literature', Postgraduate Medical Journal  1969;45:675‑9.
'The limits of responsibility', Editorial,  The Practitioner  1984;228:879-­81.
'The Satanic Verses can damage your health', British Journal of Hospital Medicine
'Work without frontiers', Health Services Journal 1989;99:1064‑5.
'Health and the movement of labour', Hospital Management International, International Hosp.Fed. 1990;168‑171.
'The health status and health beliefs of two London migrant communities', International Migration  1990;29:5-12.
(Ed.) Health and the movement of labour after 1992.  London: King's Fund Centre, 1991.
'Case study of a London migrant community', In: Health and the movement of labour after 1992:53-63.
Editorial: 'Refugee health - requires a comprehensive strategy', British Medical Journal  1992; 305: 205-6.
'Educating London doctors in migration and health', International Migration 
(With Horton C.) Guidelines for the Implementation of Ethnic Monitoring in Health Service Provision. London: Health and Ethnicity Programme, North East and North West Thames Regional Health Authorities, 1992.
The Ethnic Health Bibliography. London: Health and Ethnicity Programme, North East and North West Thames Regional Health Authorities, 1992.
(With Abdulrahim D, Pierpoint T, McKeigue PM). Suicide among ethnic minorities and refugees in the United Kingdom. London: Health and Ethnicity Programme, North East and North West Thames Regional Health Authorities, 1992.
'Equality and health of ethnic minorities', Quality in Health Care 1993;2:100-103.
'Ofhealth: the need for regulation in the healthcare market', Health Services Journal
'Management structures for recognising and meeting the health needs of black and ethnic minority people', In: Hopkins, A., Bahl, V. (Eds.) Access to health care for black and ethnic minorities. London: Royal College of Physicians, 1993;47-57.
'Migration and Health after 1992', In: Normand, C.E.M, Vaughan, J.P. (Eds) Europe without frontiers.  London: John Wiley, 1993: 118-125.
The Health of the Nation: The Ethnic Dimension. Proceedings of the national conference held in June 1993. London: Health and Ethnicity Programme, North East and North West Thames Regional Health Authorities, 1993.
'Reluctant travellers: refugees and asylum seekers', Travel Medicine International
(With McKeigue, P.M.) 'Alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems in Afro-Caribbeans and South Asians in the United Kingdom', Alcohol and Alcoholism 1993;28:1-10.
'Migration and health: profile of a North African community in London'.  Morocco, Journal of the Society for Moroccan Studies. Occasional Papers 1994;1:99-107.
'Assessing determinants of health in migrants: the case for ethnic monitoring', Scandinavian Journal of Social Welfare 1994;3:109-112.
Traditional Asian medicine in Britain.  MENAS Press Ltd, 1995.
The Ethnic Health Handbook.  Oxford, Blackwell Science, 1996.
Karmi, G. 'Refugees', In: Rawaf S. and Bahl V., (Eds) Assessing health needs of people from minority ethnic groups. Royal College of Physicians, 1998.