The Impact of palestinian refugees on Lebanese politics

Köse, Handan Hilal
The overall purpose of this thesis is to analyze the impact of the Palestinian refugees on Lebanese politics. The role of the Palestinian refugees in Lebanon is discussed within the framework of explaining the political character of the Lebanese state. In this context the Lebanese state’s perception concerning the Palestinians refugees in Lebanon is analyzed through explaining the living conditions of the refugees and the Palestinian military and political activities in Lebanon as well as the restrictions of the Lebanese laws and regulations on the Palestinian refugees. It is argued that the Lebanese state follows discriminitary policies against the existence of the Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.


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Citation Formats
H. H. Köse, “The Impact of palestinian refugees on Lebanese politics,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2012.