Living in Refuge

Ritualization and Religiosity in a Christian and a Muslim Palestinian Refugee Camp in Lebanon

This comparative ethnography of a Muslim and a Christian Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon focuses on contrasting social belonging processes through a ritualization approach. Leonardo Schiocchet argues that contrasts emerge out of the intersectionality of religiosity, nationhood, refugeeness and politics, and synthesizes academic research on piety and moral self-cultivation and on the everyday life of religious communities. He contributes to the literature on refugees at large, and Palestinian refugees in particular, with the unique dense socio-historical portrait of two refugee camps for which there is almost no recorded literature.

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7 March 2022, 264 pages
ISBN: 978-3-8394-6074-0
File size: 2.96 MB

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Leonardo Schiocchet

Leonardo Schiocchet, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Wien), Österreich

Book title
Living in Refuge Ritualization and Religiosity in a Christian and a Muslim Palestinian Refugee Camp in Lebanon
Publisher
transcript Verlag
Pages
264
ISBN
978-3-8394-6074-0
DOI
10.14361/9783839460740
Commodity Group
1729
BIC-Code
JFFD JFSR JFSR2
BISAC-Code
SOC007000 SOC039000 SOC049000
THEMA-Code
JBFG JBSR QRPP
Release date
7 March 2022
Topics
Religion, Flucht, Migration
Readership
Anthropology, Refugee Studies, Middle East Studies, Islamic Studies, Religious Studies, Palestinian Studies, Sociology
Keywords/Tags
Refugees, Palestinians, Ritualization, Religiosity, Intersectionality, Fleeing, Migration, Religion, Refugee Studies, Sociology of Religion, Islamic Studies, Religious Studies

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