The conflict context in Beirut: the social question, mobilisations cycles, and the city’s securitisation

Publisher(s): 
Lebanon Support
Publishing Year: 
2015
Author(s): 
Lebanon Support
Dossier: 
Migration, Mobility and Circulation, Gender Equity Network, Conflict Analysis Project
Theme: 
Conflict Resolution
Resource Type: 
Report

This report provides an analysis of the history and current situation of the conflict context, actors and dynamics in Beirut, Lebanon. The report seeks to shed light on the main actors, topics of contestation, conflict and mobilisation in its historical becoming as well as current expressions. The report includes a special focus on the social question, subsequent political and social mobilisation, gender issues, the securitisation of the city, as well as the interactions between the Lebanese host community and Syrian refugees and their unfolding within the last four years (since 2011).

It is available for download in English and Arabic.

Keywords: 
Conflict Analysis, refugees, Beirut, Demographics, Security & Policing, Labour & Livelihoods, Gender
Edition: 
2015
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