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Enter the Syrians

Anne Marie Baylouny

in When Blame Backfires: Syrian Refugees and Citizen Grievances in Jordan and Lebanon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751516
eISBN:
9781501751530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751516.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter presents each of Jordan and Lebanon's refugee policies at the start of the Syrian exodus and state legal obligations under international treaties. It analyzes the effects of the refugees ... More


The Unfolding of the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Turkey: From Temporariness to Permanency

Ayhan Kaya

in Migration and Border-Making: Reshaping Policies and Identities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474453486
eISBN:
9781474484992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453486.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter scrutinizes how the policy and discourse in respect to refugees have developed in Turkey since the beginning of the mass migration of Syrians in 2011. Refugees were initially welcomed ... More


Grievances against Governance

Anne Marie Baylouny

in When Blame Backfires: Syrian Refugees and Citizen Grievances in Jordan and Lebanon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751516
eISBN:
9781501751530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751516.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter demonstrates how grievances against the Syrians caused citizens to turn to their states for solutions and mobilize in protest for rent, water, and employment in Jordan, and for ... More


Gendering the Triangular Relationship Between Vulnerability, Resilience, and Resistance: The Experiences of Displaced Syrian Refugees In Jordan

Aitemad Muhanna-Matar

in Mobility and Forced Displacement in the Middle East

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197531365
eISBN:
9780197554579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531365.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Since the beginning of the Syrian crisis in 2011, the total number of Syrian refugees who have fled to Jordan and registered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was 655,624 ... More


Scapegoats or Solutions?

Anne Marie Baylouny

in When Blame Backfires: Syrian Refugees and Citizen Grievances in Jordan and Lebanon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751516
eISBN:
9781501751530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751516.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines changes in the states hosting Syrian refugees and the citizens' relations to governance in these states. It discusses the broadening of citizen demands on the states amid state ... More


The Borderwork of Humanitarianism During Displacement from War-Torn Syria: Livelihoods as Identity Politics in Northern Lebanon and Southeast Turkey

Estella Carpi

in Mobility and Forced Displacement in the Middle East

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197531365
eISBN:
9780197554579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531365.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter attempts to add nuance to the scholarly debate on the security politics of borders and invites its readers to consider the practices and identities of refugees, host border societies, ... More


Hosting and Being Hosted in Times of Crisis: Exploring the Multilayered Patterns of Syrian Refuge in the Dayr Al-Ahmar Region, Northern Bekaa, Lebanon

Emma Aubin-Boltanski and Leïla Vignal

in Mobility and Forced Displacement in the Middle East

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197531365
eISBN:
9780197554579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531365.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter addresses the dynamics and patterns of the Syrian refuge in Syria’s neighboring countries, and its relations and interactions with the local host communities, in the broader context of ... More


The Syrian Refugee Crisis in the Middle East

Shaden Khallaf

in Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520286931
eISBN:
9780520961982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286931.003.0017
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the response of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to the Syrian refugee crisis in the Middle East. The Syrian displacement crisis that began in 2011 has ... More


Refugees and Changing State-Citizen Relations

Anne Marie Baylouny

in When Blame Backfires: Syrian Refugees and Citizen Grievances in Jordan and Lebanon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751516
eISBN:
9781501751530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751516.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter summarizes the argument and the practical implications of the findings on Jordan, Lebanon, and Syrian refugees for future movements toward good governance. It details the types of ... More


Marriage and Fertility Patterns among Jordanians and Syrian Refugees in Jordan

Maia Sieverding, Nasma Berri, and Sawsan Abdulrahim

in The Jordanian Labor Market: Between Fragility and Resilience

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198846079
eISBN:
9780191881275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846079.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines changes in marriage and fertility among Jordanians and Syrian refugees in Jordan. It finds considerable continuity in marriage practices among Jordanians from 2010 to 2016. ... More


Survival Economics

Gilles Carbonnier

in Humanitarian Economics: War, Disaster, and the Global Aid Market

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190491543
eISBN:
9780190638467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491543.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

How do individuals, households and communities seek to survive in the midst of humanitarian crises? How do aid agencies assess and respond to the needs for assistance? This chapter delves into the ... More


Before the Syrian Crisis

Anne Marie Baylouny

in When Blame Backfires: Syrian Refugees and Citizen Grievances in Jordan and Lebanon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751516
eISBN:
9781501751530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751516.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter provides background information on the history and context for refugees and the systemic state problems in Lebanon and Jordan. It analyzes the state of popular oppositions at the time of ... More


The UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the Iraq Refugee Operation: Resettling Refugees, Shifting the Middle East Humanitarian Landscape

Arafat Jamal

in Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520286931
eISBN:
9780520961982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286931.003.0016
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the changing role of the United Nations in the Middle East by focusing on the Iraqi refugee situation and the actions of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ... More


When Blame Backfires: Syrian Refugees and Citizen Grievances in Jordan and Lebanon

Anne Marie Baylouny

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751516
eISBN:
9781501751530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751516.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The recent influx of Syrian refugees into Jordan and Lebanon has stimulated domestic political action against these countries' governments. This is the dramatic argument at the heart of this book. ... More


Borders and Mobilities in the Middle East: Emerging Challenges for Syrian Refugees in “Bilad Al-Sham”

Natalia Ribas-Mateos

in Mobility and Forced Displacement in the Middle East

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197531365
eISBN:
9780197554579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531365.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter addresses the transformation of geopolitical lines and borders in a globalizing world. In the Middle East, this transformation has been accompanied by severe social inequalities that ... More


Responses to being displaced by violence

Marjorie Mayo

in Changing Communities: Stories of Migration, Displacement and Solidarities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447329312
eISBN:
9781447329466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329312.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Starting from the surge of refugees from Syria from 2015, this chapter focuses upon those displaced by violence more generally. From experiences of displacement in Northern Ireland in the relatively ... More


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