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Protection Amid Chaos: The Creation of Property Rights in Palestinian Refugee Camps

Nadya Hajj

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231180627
eISBN:
9780231542920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180627.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The right to own property is something we generally take for granted. For refugees living in camps, in some cases for as long as generations, the link between citizenship and property ownership ... More


Anti-terrorism, citizenship and security

Lee Jarvis and Michael Lister

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091599
eISBN:
9781781708316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091599.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book explores how different publics make sense of and evaluate anti-terrorism powers within the UK, and the implications of this for citizenship and security. Since 9/11, the UK’s anti-terrorism ... More


Transitional Justice in the Middle East and North Africa

Chandra Sriram (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190628567
eISBN:
9780190686567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190628567.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The social and political uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, designated the “Arab Spring” because the most visible ruptures appeared in the spring of 2011, drew global ... More


Post-withdrawal Prospects for Iraq’s ‘Ultra-minorities’

Nicholas Al-Jeloo

in The Legacy of Iraq: From the 2003 War to the 'Islamic State'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696161
eISBN:
9781474416177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696161.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The signing of Iraq's Transitional Administrative Law on 8 March 2004 ushered in a new, more pluralistic era for Iraq. It was now a ‘country of many nationalities’. In addition, all Iraqi citizens ... More


The Hunt for Joseph Kony

Ryan C. Hendrickson

in Obama at War: Congress and the Imperial Presidency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160948
eISBN:
9780813165462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160948.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines the legislative and political process that permitted President Obama to use U.S. Special Forces to capture or kill Joseph Kony and other senior leaders of the Lord’s Resistance ... More


Drones and the Law: Why We Do Not Need a New Legal Framework for Targeted Killing

Daphne Eviatar

in Preventive Force: Drones, Targeted Killing, and the Transformation of Contemporary Warfare

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479857531
eISBN:
9781479880997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857531.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Is the United States’ secret use of drones to conduct so-called “targeted killings” outside the active war zone of Afghanistan legal? Although the war may not have easily definable geographic ... More


A Theory of Property Rights Formation in Palestinian Refugee Camps

Nadya Hajj

in Protection Amid Chaos: The Creation of Property Rights in Palestinian Refugee Camps

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231180627
eISBN:
9780231542920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180627.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Chapter 1 develops the central argument, defines key terms, specifies cases, and describes data sources. It provides a theory of property right formation in Palestinian refugee camps.


Crafting Informal Property Rights in <i>Fawdah</i>

Nadya Hajj

in Protection Amid Chaos: The Creation of Property Rights in Palestinian Refugee Camps

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231180627
eISBN:
9780231542920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180627.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In Chapter 2, refugees trace the formation of informal property rights in camps across Lebanon and Jordan. In Lebanon and Jordan, an informal system of property rights organically evolved. This ... More


Formal Property Rights in Refugee Camps in Jordan

Nadya Hajj

in Protection Amid Chaos: The Creation of Property Rights in Palestinian Refugee Camps

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231180627
eISBN:
9780231542920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180627.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In Chapter 3, Palestinians brokered agreements with the Jordanian government to create a formal system of rules. Jordanians hoped to control and co-opt the refugee camps after Black September. ... More


Formal Property Rights in Refugee Camps in Lebanon

Nadya Hajj

in Protection Amid Chaos: The Creation of Property Rights in Palestinian Refugee Camps

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231180627
eISBN:
9780231542920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180627.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In Chapter 4, Palestinians discuss negotiations of property rights with Fatah, a revolutionary Palestinian political organization founded by Yasser Arafat and other key Palestinian leaders, in camps ... More


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