1st Edition

Palestinians In Kuwait The Family And The Politics Of Survival

By Shafeeq N Ghabra Copyright 1988
    195 Pages
    by Routledge

    212 Pages
    by Routledge

    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

    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


    Ghabra, Shafeeq N