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Alternative Instruments for Addressing the Syrian Refugee Problem in Lebanon. (c2017)

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dc.contributor.author Antossian, Markrid Stepan
dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-05T08:29:05Z
dc.date.available 2018-06-05T08:29:05Z
dc.date.copyright 2017 en_US
dc.date.submitted 2017-12-11
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/7996
dc.description.abstract This thesis seeks to contribute to the literature on displaced populations, taking the situation of the displaced Syrians in Lebanon as a case study. The thesis investigates three distinct scenarios for addressing the situation of the displaced Syrians in Lebanon: 1) absorption (or integration) into the local hosting communities, 2) voluntary repatriation back to Syria, and 3) resettlement in a third country. As a backdrop to the analysis, the thesis brings to the forefront the ramifications of the situation created by large numbers of displaced Syrians on: hosting communities, the Lebanese state and Lebanon’s confessional system, and the displaced populations themselves. A principal aim of the thesis is to explore the pros and cons of each of the three aforementioned settlement/resettlement strategies. Based on the carried out analysis, the thesis concludes that resettling large numbers of displaced Syrians in third countries constitutes the most optimum strategy for dealing with this complex problem. The research involves a thorough survey of available secondary work on displacement, especially the rights and duties under international law of displaced populations, as well as an examination of primary sources, particularly the studies and reports of pertinent international agencies. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Lebanese American University -- Dissertations en_US
dc.subject Dissertations, Academic en_US
dc.subject Syria -- History -- Civil War, 2011- -- Refugees en_US
dc.subject Syrians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Lebanon -- Government policy en_US
dc.subject Human settlements -- Lebanon en_US
dc.subject Refugees -- International cooperation en_US
dc.title Alternative Instruments for Addressing the Syrian Refugee Problem in Lebanon. (c2017) en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.term.submitted Fall en_US
dc.author.degree MA in International Affairs en_US
dc.author.school SAS en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200800189 en_US
dc.author.commembers Ouaiss, Jennifer Skulte
dc.author.commembers Salamey, Imad
dc.author.department Social Sciences en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.description.physdesc 1 hard copy: vi, 120 leaves; 30 cm. available at RNL. en_US
dc.author.advisor Baroudi, Sami
dc.keywords Resettlement en_US
dc.keywords International law en_US
dc.keywords International Community en_US
dc.keywords hosting mechanisms en_US
dc.keywords 1951 refugee convention en_US
dc.description.bibliographiccitations Bibliography : leaves 74-91. en_US
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.26756/th.2018.51 en_US
dc.author.email markrid.antossian@lau.edu en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/thesis.php en_US
dc.publisher.institution Lebanese American University en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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