By Are Knudsen,Sari Hanafi

More than 4 million Palestinian refugees stay in protracted exile around the heart East. Taking a nearby method of Palestinian refugee exile and alienation around the Levant, this e-book proposes a brand new knowing of the spatial and political dimensions of refugee camps around the center East.

Combining serious scholarship with ethnographic perception, the essays discover host states’ marginalisation of stateless refugees and make clear new terminology on refugees, migration and diaspora reports. The effect at the refugee group is distinct in novel stories of refugee identification, reminiscence and perform and new felony ways to reimbursement and "right of return". The booklet opens a serious debate on key ideas and proposes a brand new realizing of the spatial and political dimensions of refugee camps, greater understood as laboratories of Palestinian society and "state-in-making".

This robust selection of unique essays is an important source for students and scholars in refugee reviews, compelled migration, catastrophe experiences, felony anthropology, city reports, foreign legislations and center East history.

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