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

Nina Gren


Media coverage of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict does not necessarily enhance one’s knowledge or understanding of the Palestinians; on the contrary, they are often reduced to either victims or perpetrators. Similarly, while many academic studies devote considerable effort to analyzing the political situation in the occupied territories, there have been few sophisticated case studies of Palestinian refugees living under Israeli rule. An ethnographic study of Palestinian refugees in Dheisheh refugee camp, Occupied Lives looks closely at the attempts of the camp inhabitants to survive and bounc ... More

Keywords: Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Occupied territories, Palestinians, Refugees, Camps, Ethnographic study, Social anthropology, Political violence, Occupation, Activism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9789774166952
Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774166952.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nina Gren, author
Centre of Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University