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Dheisheh as a Social and Political Space

Nina Gren

in Occupied Lives: Maintaining Integrity in a Palestinian Refugee Camp in the West Bank

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166952
eISBN:
9781617976568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166952.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses Dheisheh as a political and social space within the specific context of the Bethlehem area. The reader will here find some basic facts about the camp and its establishment by ... More


The Palestinian Refugee Community in Syria

Anaheed Al-Hardan

in Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176361
eISBN:
9780231541220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176361.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter constructs a historical, social and political portrait of the Palestinian refugee community in Syria since the arrival in the wake of the Nakba, paying attention to key institutions and ... More


No Exit: Politics and Refugee Status

Ilana Feldman

in Life Lived in Relief: Humanitarian Predicaments and Palestinian Refugee Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299627
eISBN:
9780520971288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299627.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the definition, history, and experience of the refugee category. It considers the apparently paradoxical fact that a category that is not meant to provide political status—that ... More


Palestinians and the Right of Return

Howard Adelman and Elazar Barkan

in No Return, No Refuge: Rites and Rights in Minority Repatriation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153362
eISBN:
9780231526906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153362.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the Palestinian uprooting, and the formation of the United Nations Relief Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to depict the origins of the claim for a right ... More


An Agency for the Palestinians?

Jalal Al Husseini

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/9780520286931.003.0014
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the interplay between humanitarian/developmental concerns of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the political ... More


Challenged but Steadfast: Nine Years With Palestinian Refugees and the UN Relief and Works Agency

Filippo Grandi

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/9780520286931.003.0015
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the contradictions between the United Nations's essential humanitarian role in advocating for Palestinians and its failure in the more political process of ensuring their ... More


The United Nations, Palestine, Liberation, and Development

Raja Khalidi

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/9780520286931.003.0020
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the United Nations's involvement in the economic development of the Palestinian Authority. It begins with an overview of the key stages of the UN involvement in Palestinian ... More


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