Beyond Sunni and Shia: The Roots of Sectarianism in a Changing Middle East
Beyond Sunni and Shia: The Roots of Sectarianism in a Changing Middle East

Beyond Sunni and Shia: The Roots of Sectarianism in a Changing Middle East

by Frederic Wehrey (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190876050
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/01/2018
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 685,289
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 5.40(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Frederic Wehrey is a senior associate of the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He is the author of Sectarian Politics in the Gulf: From the Iraq War to the Arab Uprisings (2013), chosen as a Best Book on the Middle East by Foreign Affairs magazine. He holds a DPhil in International Relations from Oxford University.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Frederic Wehrey

BEYOND SECTARIANISM IN THE MIDDLE EAST? COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES ON GROUP CONFLICT
Paul Dixon

THE SECTARIANIZATION OF THE SYRIA WAR
Heiko Wimmen

SHIA-CENTRIC STATE BUILDING AND SUNNI REJECTION IN POST-2003 IRAQ
Fanar Haddad

THE UNRAVELING OF TAIF: THE LIMITS OF SECT-BASED POWER-SHARING IN LEBANON
Joseph Bahout

TWITTER WARS: SUNNIS-SHIA CONFLICT AND COOPERATION IN THE DIGITAL AGE
Alexandra Siegel

THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF SECTARIANISM: HOW GULF REGIMES EXPLOIT IDENTITY POLITICS AS A SURVIVAL STRATEGY
Justin Gengler

THE ROOTS OF SECTARIAN LAW AND ORDER IN THE GULF: BAHRAIN, THE EASTERN PROVINCE OF SAUDI ARABIA, AND THE TWO HISTORICAL DISRUPTIONS
Staci Strobl

THE KINGDOM AND THE CALIPHATE: SAUDI ARABIC AND THE ISLAMIC STATE
Cole Bunzel

RELIGIOUS SECTARIANISM AND POLITICAL PRAGMATISM: THE PARADOX OF EGYPT'S AL-NOUR SALAFIS
Stephane Lacroix

RELIGIOUS AUTHORITY AND SECTARIANISM IN LEBANON
Alex Henley

Conclusion: How The State Has Restructured Religious Life
Frederic Wehrey

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