What Does It Mean to Be Young for Syrian Men Living as Refugees in Cairo?

This article deals with Syrian young men who fled to Egypt after the uprising in 2011. Their life was affected by the challenges stemming from displacement, such as their confrontation with new responsibilities, unknown vulnerabilities and emotions, liminality and precarity. They suffered from force...

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Published in:Middle East - Topics & Arguments
Main Author: Suerbaum, Magdalena
Format: Journal Articles
Language:English
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2017
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Summary:This article deals with Syrian young men who fled to Egypt after the uprising in 2011. Their life was affected by the challenges stemming from displacement, such as their confrontation with new responsibilities, unknown vulnerabilities and emotions, liminality and precarity. They suffered from forced displacement in a gender- and age-specific way.
DOI:https://doi.org/10.17192/meta.2017.9.6838