Civil Society Review Issue 4: “Challenging “Migration Governance” in the Middle East and Turkey: Dynamic Power Relations, Contested Interventions, and Individual Strategies”

The papers gathered in this special issue of the Civil Society Review, both explicitly or implicitly, challenge the way in which migration is “governed” in the Middle East and Turkey. They explore how agency is articulated, shaped, and continuously adjusted in migration processes.


Reception Policies, Practices, and Responses

This report provides a contextual analysis of the provision of reception to asylum seekers in Lebanon, with a particular focus on the developments of the period spanning 2011 to 2019. Research findings highlight the absence of a comprehensive asylum reception regime, in favour of a set of formal and informal ad-hoc policies and decisions taken from 2014 onwards, with the specific aim of dissuading populations of concerns from settling in the country.



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