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Author Guirguis, Laure, author.

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

Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2017]


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 UniM Bail  323.11932 GUIR    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for UniM Bail on 16-12-2016.
Uniform title Coptes d'Egypte. English
Physical description xi, 239 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures.
Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures.
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)."
Bibliography 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 Coptic Church -- Political activity.
Copts -- Political activity.
Copts -- Government relations.
Egypt -- Politics and government -- 1981-
ISBN 9780804798907