The politics of suffering : Syria's Palestinian refugee camps /

The Politics of Suffering examines the confluence of international aid, humanitarian relief, and economic development within the space of the Palestinian refugee camp. Nell Gabiam describes the interactions between UNRWA, the United Nations agency charged with providing assistance to Palestinians si...

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Main Author: Gabiam, Nell (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2016]
Series:Public cultures of the Middle East and North Africa.
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Informal Citizens: Palestinian Refugees in Syria
  • 2. From Humanitarianism to Development: unrwa and Palestinian Refugees
  • 3. Sumud and Sustainability: Reinterpreting Development in Palestinian Refugee Camps
  • 4. "Must We Live in Barracks to Convince People We Are Refugees?": The Politics of Camp Improvement
  • 5. "A Camp Is a Feeling Inside": Urbanization and the Boundaries of Palestinian Refugee Identity.