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Tired of Being a Refugee

Social Identification among Young Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon

After six decades of protracted refugeehood, patterns of social identification are changing among the young people of the fourth refugee generation in the Palestinian refugee camp Burj al-Shamali in Southern Lebanon. Though their identity as Palestinian refugees remains the same compared to older refugee generations, there is an important shift in the young refugees’ relationship towards the homeland, their status as refugees, Islam, the camp society, as well as in their relationship towar...

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Editor's note

Cover photo © Fiorella Larissa Erni. 

  • Publisher : Graduate Institute Publications
  • Serie : eCahiers de l’Institut | 17
  • Place of publication : Genève
  • Year of publication : 2013
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 24 janvier 2013
  • ISBN (Print version) : 9782940503131
  • Electronic ISBN : 9782940503148
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.iheid.543


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