From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
Approaches to Program Implementation as Seen by People: Emerging Rifts between the Beneficiaries and the Providers About the People “Ethnicization” of needs and services is the approach according to which beneficiaries need to fit into specific categories in order to qualify for services and goods. In this sense, the way humanitarian programs have been implemented has ethnicized the human needs of such areas. The fact that every kind of assistance is provided according to ...Keep Reading »
It is very common nowadays to come across reports discussing the negative impact of the Syrian humanitarian crisis on the Lebanese economy as a whole. On the one hand, there have been several attempts to focus on the victims and their plight, rather than looking at the complex dynamics of humanitarian intervention in the country. On the other, many organizations tend to disguise or justify their own political agenda in their impact assessment reports and fieldwork ...Keep Reading »
Estella Carpi is a PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Sydney, and PhD fellow in the Center for Social and Behavioral Sciences at the American University of Beirut. Her research spans the social responsiveness to humanitarian assistance from the 2006 war in the southern suburbs of Beirut to the current Syrian refugee influx in Akkar’s villages. She received her MA from the University of Milan (2008) with a thesis on “Everyday Speech in Contemporary Lebanon.” Estella studied Arabic at the University of Milan (2002-2007) and the University of Damascus (2005 and 2007). To contact the author: firstname.lastname@example.org.