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PUBLIC AUTHORITY & LEGITIMACY MAKING

Project: “Public Authority and Legitimacy Making (PALM): host-refugee relations in urban Jordan and Lebanon”

Background

This project entitled Public Authority and Legitimacy Making (PALM) is part of and seeks to contribute to a research programme on “Security & Rule of Law (SRoL), and is funded by NWO-WOTRO (the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research | WOTRO Science for Global Development).

The Public Authorities and Legitimacy-Making (PALM) project will use mixed methods approaches to understand what everyday practices bestow legitimacy on state and non-state actors attempting to exercise public authority in the most fragile urban settings in Lebanon and Jordan.

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REFUGEES & MODALITIES OF RECEPTION IN LEBANON AND JORDAN

Wellbeing and Protracted Urban Displacement: Refugees and Hosts in Jordan and Lebanon

te Lintelo, D.J.H., Lakshman, R., Mansour, W., Soye, E., Ficcarelli, T. and Woodward, W.
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The war in Syria, now in its eighth year, has led to the mass exodus of the Syrian people. Lebanon and Jordan have achieved a remarkable feat by hosting millions of refugees, with many having located to urban areas, where the great majority of local populations are already situated.

supported by NWO-WOTRO, through the Security and Rule of Law inFragile and Conflict-Affected Settings research programme, this research project explored the way border regimes, registration and residency, housing and economic participation influence the wellbeing of host and refugee communities in Lebanon and Jordan.

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