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Leonardo Schiocchet 
Living in Refuge 
Ritualization and Religiosity in a Christian and a Muslim Palestinian Refugee Camp in Lebanon

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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 special, with the unique dense socio-historical portrait of two refugee camps for which there is almost no recorded literature.
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Leonardo Schiocchet has a Ph.D. in anthropology (Boston University, 2011) and is currently a researcher at the Institute for Social Anthropology (ISA) at Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (ÖAW). He is a member of ROR-n, P.I. of the FWF project »The Austro-Arab Encounter« (AUSARAB, 2018-2022). Since 2005, his work has focused on social belonging processes among Arab forced migrants.
Language English ● Format PDF ● Pages 250 ● ISBN 9783839460740 ● Publisher transcript Verlag ● City Bielefeld ● Country DE ● Published 2022 ● Edition 1 ● Downloadable 24 months ● Currency EUR ● ID 7938298 ● Copy protection Social DRM

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