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Atlas of Lebanon

New Challenges

After fifteen years of reconstruction in a relatively peaceful environment spanning the years 1990 to 2004, Lebanon has experienced successive violent political events resulting from complex entangled internal and external struggles. The Syrian crisis and its political, economic and demographic consequences on Lebanon have increased these tensions. This atlas sheds light on these new challenges and adds new data that complete the analyses already published in the Atlas du Liban. Territoire...


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Après une quinzaine d’années de reconstruction dans un climat de paix relative, de 1990 à 2004, le Liban a connu depuis 2005 une succession d’épisodes politiques violents mêlant de manière complexe enjeux internes et tensions régionales. Le déclenchement de la crise syrienne et ses retombées politiques, économiques et démographiques sur le Liban accentue cet état de fait. Cet ouvrage met en lumière ces nouveaux défis et complète en intégrant des volets différents l’analyse des transformati...


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Editor's note

Cartography by Claire Gilette

  • Publisher : Presses de l’Ifpo, CNRS Liban
  • Serie : Co-éditions
  • Place of publication : Beyrouth
  • Year of publication : 2019
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 03 octobre 2019
  • EAN (Print version) : 9782351597477
  • Electronic EAN : 9782351595497
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.ifpo.13178
  • Number of pages : 128 p.

Part 2 - Population and migration

Éric Verdeil and Bruno Dewailly
The Population of Lebanon: the Enigma
Éric Verdeil and Bruno Dewailly
International Migration and the Lebanese Diaspora
Fabrice Balanche and Éric Verdeil
The Influx of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

Part 4 - Intense Urbanization

Ghaleb Faour and Éric Verdeil
A Strong Urbanization Thrust
Ghaleb Faour, Éric Verdeil and Walid Bakhos
Rural and Natural Areas under Pressure
Ghaleb Faour, Éric Verdeil and Dictaphone Group
Disputes over the Maritime Public Domain
Vicken Ashkarian and Christine Moujahed
Land Dynamics in Beirut: Towers and Gentrification

Part 5 - Major Environmental Issues

Amin Shaban and Claire Gillette
Climate Change : Contrasted Trends?
Chadi Abdallah, Stéphane Cartier and Claire Gillette
A Partial Institutional Response

Part 6 - Crisis-Striken Public Services

Christèle Allès
Lebanon, a Water Tower?
Christèle Allès
A Water Tower under Pressure
Christèle Allès
Divise Waters
Éric Verdeil
The Eletricity Crisis
Jihad Farah and Éric Verdeil
The Garbage Crisis

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