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Copts and the security state : violence, coercion, and sectarianism in contemporary Egypt / Laure Guirguis.

Author:
Guirguis, Laure [Browse]
Uniform title:
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2017]
  • ©2017
Description:
xi, 239 pages ; 23 cm.
Series:
Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures. [More in this series]
Notes:
"A version of this work was originally published in French in 2012 under the title Les coptes d'Egypte : violences communautaires et tranformations politiques (2005-2012)."
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-226) and index.
Contents:
Introduction -- Institutionalized violence and the identity-state -- Purity as an embodiment of security? -- The Coptic Church as space of resistance and ally of the regime -- Infra-communitarian dynamics and tensions -- Sectarianism, authoritarianism and the dynamics of fear -- Contesting sectarianism.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780804798907 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 0804798907 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 9781503600782 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 1503600785 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2016021295
OCLC:
948805288
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