Publisher: Pluto Press
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 215 x 135 x 20 mm
'A very thoughtful account of sectarianism. The authors' theoretically rich post-culturalist lens offers considerable insight into the role played by institutions, discourse, clientalism, economic power, political mobilisation and regional context' -- Rex Brynen, Professor of Political Science, McGill University
'A must read for anyone interested in what is going on in Lebanon and the Middle East today' -- James Tully, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Law, Indigenous Governance and Philosophy at the University of Victoria, Canada.
'An important contribution to the study of identity politics in the Middle East. Offers a far more compelling treatment than many journalistic accounts' -- Melani Cammett, Professor of Government, Harvard University
A judicious and well-argued case for why sectarianism continues to dominate the Lebanese political system, even though there is nothing inevitable about that result' -- F. Gregory Gause, III, John H. Lindsey '44 Chair, Professor of International Affairs and Head of the International Affairs Department at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University
'The authors of this exceptional volume have added immeasurably to our understanding of the role of sectarian identities in all spheres of Lebanese life' -- Steven Heydemann, Vice President, Applied Research on Conflict, United States Institute of Peace
'A rigorous, timely examination of the reproduction of sectarianism' -- Open Democracy
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