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Published: 02 July 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380368-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8036-8
Published: 13 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394815-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9481-5
... played in the formation of the middle class and the project of modernity in the eastern Mediterranean. A decade later he would find himself addressing this issue head on, as sectarian difference within the middle class would become a dominant issue not just in the electoral politics of the 1930s, but in...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... Chapter 4 explores spatialized embodied and sectarian dynamics in Bahrain’s 14 February Revolution, also known as the Pearl Revolution, which began in 2011. Based on interviews and examination of primary source documents and visual materials, it argues that gendered, sexualized, and racializing...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... International internationally, which now took place. The development of a disastrous and sectarian new theory of “social fascism,” which saw social democracy as equivalent to fascism, accompanied a new catastrophist political perspective of “class against class,” which declared world revolution the order of the...
Published: 10 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007586-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0758-6
... post- colonial Marxism that attempted to conjugate the salience of communal solidarities sectarian, regional, and kin with class strug gle and the possibil- ity of revolutionary militant po liti cal practice. The reflexive, auto- critical dimension and its prescient postcolonial tenor reveal once...
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By Fadi A. Bardawil
Published: 10 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007586-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0758-6
... difference community, mostly sectarian, but also ethnic, re- gional, or kinship based that one seeks to deconstruct and explain away by zooming out to shed light on the structural forces (imperialism, capitalism, modern states) that construct it. In the first case, the discourse of the critical scholar is...
Published: 10 April 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0758-6
... militant grounds as an auto- critique and a po liti cal critique of the ocal. Charara s Maoist episode put forth a post- colonial Marxism that attempted to conjugate the salience of communal solidarities sectarian, regional, and kin with class strug gle and the possibil- ity of revolutionary militant...
Published: 10 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007586-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0758-6
... displaced the question of the po liti cal away from the centrality of class politics toward the investigation of the socio- logics and modalities of power of infranational solidarities as he observed the division of the Lebanese masses into their diff er ent Christian and Muslim sectarian con- stituencies...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-041
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... tic u lar form of power is wielded and a vision of the eth- nic, sectarian, and national composition of space is enacted. . . . On a regional level, a new colonial cartography is taking shape in the Middle East (Khalidi 2004). . . . Centered in once largely secular Iraq, the war on terror unleashed...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009122-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0912-2
... been aligned with the fates of its religious groups. Through intense clashes over power sharing, potent sectarian identities were created and utilized to fuel po liti cal instability and violent conflict, the worst of which was the fifteen- year civil war (1975 91). Growing up in Beirut, I witnessed...
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By Fadi A. Bardawil
Published: 10 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007586-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0758-6
... training, 46; and ocal, 116 17, 120 23, 125, 225n9; Origins of Sectarian Lebanon, 133 37, 151, 163, 166; po liti cal baptisms, 37 38, 211n43; pseudonym, 152 53; and Socialist Lebanon, 63, 101, 122, 216n35; on so cio log i cal immanence, 155, 156, 157 58, 166; Transforma- tion d une manifestation religieuse...
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By Hatim El-Hibri
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013020-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1302-0
... for many a function of their proximity to po liti cal parties and leaders, divided by sectarian affiliation in its neoliberal incarnation. Even harsher precarities come into view if one considers the differentials of citi- zenship in Lebanon from the perspective of how they affect foreign domestic...
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By Fadi A. Bardawil
Published: 10 April 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0758-6
... cally articulated with a class- based politics? More specifically, what is the po liti cal status of forms of communal solidarity in a revolutionary proj ect? What forms of class- based national politics are pos si ble when the po liti cal is not autonomous from the social sectarian, regional, and...
Published: 10 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007586-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0758-6
... generation s world, born during the Lebanese civil and regional wars (1975 90), a time of heightened Christian/Muslim sectarian tensions, Syrian military interventions, and Israeli invasions (1978 and 1982).12 It seems light years away from the hopes of Arab unity that Abdel Nasser ignited in their hearts...
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By Hatim El-Hibri
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013020-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1302-0
... bleak. As such, this book is haunted by the unfulfilled past possibilities for undoing the ruling order in Beirut, and has worked to show how things might have been other wise. I have sought do so via a critique of the gendered order that the sectarian system presumes, examining how it inheres in the...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-042
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
...192 Julie Peteet homogeneity, and Iraq has been effectively dismembered, and a significant pro- portion of its population has been displaced. The colonial cartography being inscribed in the West Bank and Iraq is dra- matically recrafting ethnic and sectarian spaces, the space of human rights, and...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... they assign to religion in Syrian politics. Those wIlo belittle the party's influence com• monly assert that the real centers of power in Syria are religious cliques and that the government of President Assad is, in effect, an Alawi regime that only uses Ba'thisnl to disguise its sectarian ob...
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By Hatim El-Hibri
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013020-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1302-0
.... Cinematic Urbanism: A History of the Modern from Reel to Real. New York: Routledge. Amil, Mahdi. 1986. Fi Al- Dawla al- Ta ifiyya [On the Sectarian State]. Beirut: Dar Al Farabi. Amin, Ash, and Nigel Thrift. 2017. Seeing Like a City. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press. Amoore, Louise. 2009. Lines of Sight: On...
Published: 10 April 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0758-6
... cal subjects operating outside the bound aries of their own sectarian, regional, and kin communities. This first chapter is also a prehistory of the New Left militant intellectu- als who will for the most part found or join Socialist Lebanon (1964 70). I am using prehistory in four overlapping...
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-040
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
... demography, mobility, ac- cess to resources, and human rights. . . . In both Palestine and Iraq, a strategy of control exercised through extreme vio lence, separation, and confinement crafts spaces where a par tic u lar form of power is wielded and a vision of the eth- nic, sectarian, and national...