Reflections on the meaning of 'resilience' in the Palestinian context.

  title={Reflections on the meaning of 'resilience' in the Palestinian context.},
  author={Rita Giacaman},
  journal={Journal of public health},
  • R. Giacaman
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Journal of public health
This reflective piece offers an alternative perspective to understanding the components which support the Palestinian capacity to endure and resist 100 years of violation and injustice, in context. It traces the development of the author's understanding over time as part of the Palestinian community living under Israeli military rule in chronic warlike conditions. It combines this lived experience with research results which raise question about what resilience means, the difficulties… Expand

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