Middle Eastern Minorities and the Arab Spring: Identity and Community in the Twenty-First Century 9781463206536

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Middle Eastern Minorities and the Arab Spring: Identity and Community in the Twenty-First Century
 9781463206536

Table of contents :
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PREFACE
CONTRIBUTORS
INTRODUCTION
PART I: ETHNIC AND LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE ARAB SPRING
Chapter 1. Re-Considering Minorities’ Position in the Middle East: The Kurdish Case in Syria
Chapter 2. The Amazigh in post-Revolution Libya: A Century of Struggle
Chapter 3. The Armenian Christian Minority in Greater Syria and the Arab Spring
PART II: RELIGIOUS MINORITIES IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE ARAB SPRING
Chapter 4. Adapting to Shifting Ground: The Alawites of the Northern Levant
Chapter 5. The Druze and the Arab Spring
Chapter 6. Syrian Ismailis and the Arab Spring: Seasons of Death and White Carnations
Chapter 7. The Christians of Syria and the Arab Spring
Chapter 8. The Christians of Lebanon and the Arab Spring
Chapter 9. The Easy Enemy: The Shia and Sectarianism in the Arab States of the Gulf and Yemen during the Arab Spring
PART III: OTHER MINORITIES IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE ARAB SPRING
Chapter 10. Palestinians at Home and in the Diasporas and the Arab Spring
Chapter 11. A Spring Abroad: Exploring the Case of Tunisian Diasporas in Europe
CONCLUSION
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX

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