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Palestinians in Lebanon : Refugees Living with Long-term Displacement.

Author: Rebecca Roberts
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2010.
Series: International library of postwar reconstruction and development.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Palestinian refugees in Lebanon refer to themselves as 'the forgotten people'. Sixty years on, tens of thousands still live in temporary shelters, in overcrowded unsanitary camps where unemployment and poverty levels are high. Denied basic human rights, they are neglected by the humanitarian community, ignored by the international media. This pioneering book explores the experiences of the oldest and largest single  Read more...
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Roberts, Rebecca.
Palestinians in Lebanon : Refugees Living with Long-term Displacement.
London : I.B. Tauris, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Roberts
ISBN: 9780857720542 0857720546 9781845119713 1845119711 1283380560 9781283380560
OCLC Number: 772844820
Description: 1 online resource (256 pages).
Contents: List of Figures; Terms and Acronyms; Acknowledgements; 1. INTRODUCTION: PALESTINIAN REFUGEES IN LEBANON; 2. CONTRADICTORY DYNAMICS: POLITICAL AND LEGAL REFUGEE FRAMEWORKS; 3. ASSISTANCE TO REFUGEES: THE LOGIC, DILEMMAS AND ANOMALIES; 4. THE PALESTINIANS IN LEBANON: A VOLATILE REFUGEE-HOST RELATIONSHIP; 5. LONG-TERM REFUGEE CAMPS: TEMPORARY SETTLEMENT OR PERMANENT HOME?; 6. HOW DO PROTRACTED REFUGEES COPE?; 7. COPING MECHANISMS: THE IMPLICATIONS FOR ASSISTANCE TO PROTRACTED REFUGEES; 8. PALESTINIANS AS PROTRACTED REFUGEES; APPENDIX: CAMP PROFILES; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
Series Title: International library of postwar reconstruction and development.

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Drawing upon comprehensive research in the twelve official refugee camps in Lebanon, the author examines the impact of protracted refugee status on the coping mechanisms developed by refugees. This  Read more...

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