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Helen Avery

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Strandliv

Beachtime

Author

  • Helen Avery

Editor

  • Anders Ackfeldt
  • Leif Stenberg

Summary, in English

The beach is the main accessible public space for the inhabitants of Gaza, and plays a central role for leisure time and recreation. However, the water is contaminated and dangerous for bathing, which reflects the major issues Gaza faces with wastewater treatment and adequate infrastructure.

Department/s

  • MECW: The Middle East in the Contemporary World
  • Centre for Environmental and Climate Science (CEC)
  • Centre for Advanced Middle Eastern Studies

Publishing year

2020

Language

Swedish

Publication/Series

Dragomanen : 22/2020: Fritid

Document type

Book chapter

Publisher

Svenska Forskningsinstitutet i Istanbul och Föreningen Svenska Istanbulinstitutets vänner

Topic

  • Social and Economic Geography
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary

Keywords

  • Gaza
  • leisure time
  • public space
  • water treatment
  • water quality
  • infrastructure and public services

Status

Published

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISBN: 978-91-88929-36-5