1st Edition

Palestinians In Kuwait
The Family And The Politics Of Survival

ISBN 9780367297664
Published May 31, 2021 by Routledge
195 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1987. This study is an investigation of the strategies of survival and adaptation employed by a displaced population; the Palestinians in Kuwait. Dispersal, up-rootedness, and the destruction of many Palestinian villages and neighbourhoods in 1948 shattered the old networks and bonds of solidarity that revolved around the

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Statelessness in Context -- Palestinians Become Refugees -- The Displaced Intelligentsia -- The Place of the Peasantry -- The Family as a Cross-National Entity -- Family Networks: Social Dynamics and Survival -- The Social Foundations of Village and Town Survival in Kuwait -- Village and Town Funds and Associations -- New Crisis in the Diaspora -- Conclusion

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Ghabra, Shafeeq N