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Introduction: Becoming and Being a (Dis)connected Forced Migrant

Chapter 1. ‘Life is Like a Waiting Stop’ – Situating Experiences of Iraqi Refugees in Jordan’s Temporary Protection Context
Chapter 2. Hoping for Solutions in a ‘Surrogate State’
Chapter 3. Tactics to Get ‘Unstuck’ – Refugee Protests and Seeking Alternative Means to Travel
Chapter 4. Prolonged Legal Uncertainties and their Interaction with Virtual Homemaking Practices in Amman
Chapter 5. The Mediation of Hope: Digital Technologies and Affective Affordances within Iraqi Refugee Households
Chapter 6. Post-humanitarian Shifts in Jordan’s Protection Space    
Chapter 7. Fast-forward to 2018: Technologies Towards Accountability for UNHCR Jordan’s Persons of Concern

Conclusion: (Dis)connectivity and the Politics of Hope


Mediated Lives

Waiting and Hope among Iraqi Refugees in Jordan

Mirjam Twigt

228 pages, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-343-5 Hb Published (January 2022)

eISBN 978-1-80073-344-2 eBook