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Copts and the Security State: Violence, Coercion, and Sectarianism in Contemporary Egypt

Laure Guirguis
Format
Book
Published
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2017]
Language
English
French (translated from)
Uniform Title
Coptes d'Egypte English
Series
Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and Cultures
ISBN
9780804798907, 0804798907, 9781503600782, 1503600785, 9781503600805
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.
Description
xi, 239 pages ; 23 cm.
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)."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-226) and index.
Technical Details
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