From the Editors
The ubiquitous presence of humanitarian organizations in Lebanon since the 2006 war has created a variety of well-paid jobs and careers and sought to produce new forms of Lebanese subjectivities. Primarily, the humane subject who performs humanity as an ethical sentiment of traumatic shock when faced with dehumanizing violence and the humanitarian subject whose activism regulates violations of human rights.i While the former has been met with resistance in Lebanon, at least ...Keep Reading »
Lamia Moghnieh is a PhD candidate in Social Work and Anthropology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
"a rhetoric of justification emerged that sought to blame victims and bystanders rather than the perpetrators... The discourse attributes sexual violence to gaps in education and wealth, as if it is only working classmen who do the harassing, and as if the only women who are harassed are middle-class Cairenes."click | email | tweet