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Author Wedeen, Lisa.

Title Ambiguities of domination : politics, rhetoric, and symbols in contemporary Syria / Lisa Wedeen.

Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  320.95691 WEDE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 244 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-230) and index.
Contents 1. Believing in Spectacles -- 2. Killing Politics: Official Rhetoric and Permissible Speech -- 3. Acting "As If": The Story of M -- 4. Signs of Transgression -- 5. Complicating Compliance.
Subject Assad, Hafez, 1930-2000
Symbolism in politics -- Syria.
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- Syria.
Political culture -- Syria.
Public opinion -- Syria.
Syria -- Politics and government -- 1971-
ISBN 0226877876 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0226877884 (pbk. : acid-free paper)