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Minorities in the arab world

Albert Hourani

Minorities in the arab world

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


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Statementby A.H. Hourani.
ContributionsRoyal Institute of International Affairs.
The Physical Object
Pagination140p. ;
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18051326M

  This article suggests that the relationship between personal religious behavior and religious tolerance is not so simple. Even in the Arab World, frequently cited as a center of religious piety and intolerance, different forms of religious behavior have markedly different effects on attitudes toward minority : Michael Hoffman. Product Information. This text offers a comprehensive discussion of minorities and ethnic politics in eight Arab countries. Focusing on the strategic political chaos made by minorities, majorities and regimes in power, the authors point to probable future developments in majority-minority relations in the region.


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This chapter analyzes the contemporary situation minorities face in the Arab world, and the models or methods that are on offer for managing diversity. After mapping the landscape of minorities in the Arab world, the chapter discusses a range of approaches including traditional and modern Islamic thought, liberal multiculturalism, and : Zaid Eyadat.

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In the last chapter of this theoretical section, Francesca Maria Corrao and Sebastiano Maffetone examine the differences in discourses of minority rights and liberal multiculturalism between the western powers and the Arab world.

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The essays gathered in Minorities and the Modern Arab World seek to challenge this representation with a nuanced exploration of the ways in which ethnic, religious, and linguistic commitments have intersected to create “minority” communities in the modern era.

Bringing together the fields of history, political science, anthropology, Cited by: 4. Book Description. This is a comprehensive survey of minorities in the Middle East with a special focus on the Minorities in the arab world book Arab Spring era.

Minority communities in the Middle East are the most susceptible to the turbulence engulfing the region; the majority may suffer physical violence and socioeconomic loss, but minorities could potentially vanish.

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Edited by Will Kymlicka and Eva Pfostl. Combines social science and normative political theory, drawing on a range of disciplines while maintaining a clear focus on the normative goal of creating more just forms of.

The majority of the Arab world are Arabs who are Sunni Muslims; in Syria, however, the Alawite minority rules even though the majority is Sunni. In Bahrain, which has a Shiite majority, rule is in the hands of the Sunnis. Since the Arab Spring, Arab states have become the new front line in the struggle for democratization and for open societies.

As the experience of other regions has shown, one of the most significant challenges facing democratization relates to minority rights. This book explores how minority claims are framed and debated in the region, and in particular, how political.

This book offers a comprehensive discussion of minorities and ethnic politics in eight Arab countries. Focusing on the strategic political choices made by minorities, majorities, and regimes in power, the authors also point to probable future developments in majority-minority. The Arab world has a combined population of around million inhabitants (as of ) and a gross domestic product of $ trillion ().

The eastern part of the Arab world is known as the Mashriq, and the western part as the Maghreb. In post-classical history, the Arab world was synonymous with the historic Arab empires and m: Arab. minorities and the modern arab world The first volume to upend the conceptual frame of reference for studying Middle Eastern minority communities in nearly two decades, Minorities and the Modern Arab World represents a major intervention in modern Middle East studies.

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Please use the search boxes below to. Minorities in the Middle East: Theory and Practice Gabriel Ben -Dor The study of any given minority inevitably involves analyzing the structure of an entire society: either a minority is defined as such in relationship to a ma-jority or the society as a whole consists of a collection of minorities.

Minori. The essays gathered in Minorities and the Modern Arab World seek to challenge this representation with a nuanced exploration of the ways in which ethnic, religious, and linguistic commitments have intersected to create “minority” communities in the modern era. Racism in the Arab world covers an array of forms of intolerance against non-Arabs and the expat majority of the Gulf countries coming from (Sri Lanka Pakistan India and Bangladesh) groups as well as Black, Hispanic and Asian groups that are Muslim; minorities such as Armenians, Africans, Latin Americans, Southeast Asians, Jews, Europeans.

Explicitly building on Albert Hourani's seven-decades-old book Minorities in the Arab World, Robson updates the understanding of Arab minorities from one that essentially means "either non-Sunni Muslim or non-Arabic-speaking or both" (1), to one that accounts for the processes through which these minorities have been formed and constructed Author: Ziad Bentahar.

Book Review: Multiculturalism and Minority Rights in the Arab World Review of:Multiculturalism and Minority Rights in the Arab World, by Will Kymlicka and Eva Pföstl (Eds.). Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, Battling perceptions: Minorities in the Arab world.

We must move away from the overriding narrative that 'sectarianism' is the natural state of the Arab world. Minorities in the Arab world Posted by aziza on in Culture, Vocabulary This post presents a listening comprehension exercise in Arabic.

Listen to the report on Minorities in the Arab world and answer the questions that follow. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication data Masters, Bruce Alan, – Christians and Jews in the Ottoman Arab world: the roots of sectarianism / Bruce Masters.

– (Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization) Includes bibliographical references and Size: KB. A factual survey of the legal, economic and social position of national and religious minorities, preceded by a brief history of their origin and development.

Book Reviews. Capsule Reviews Minorities in the Arab World. Minorities in the Arab World. By A. Hourani. pp, Oxford University Press (for the Royal Institute of. The complex problem of minorities in the Arab world is discussed by Mr. Hourani in a study covering Egypt, Palestine, Transjordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq.

The term “Arab world” is employed here in a rather narrow sense. The struggle for independence by minorities in the Middle East (those people who are non-Arab or non-Muslim) is affecting the political climate around the world.

War and terrorism are threatening the safety of many minority communities and repression of minorities still remains standard state policy in some countries. This updated and revised edition of the.

One of the first among recent books on Muslim minorities; it contains a collection of essays on minority problems, human and constitutional rights, and Muslim personal law.

Some of the papers were presented at the first world conference on Muslim minorities, held in London, Since the Arab Spring, Arab states have become the new front line in the struggle for democratization and for open societies.

As the experience of other regions has shown, one of the most significant challenges facing democratization relates to minority rights. Ethnic conflict and state-building in the Arab world Table 2. Linguistic minorities in the Arab world at the beginning of the s Minority group Total no.

in the Majority Ethnic origin Country of Country of Arab world religion origin concentration Kurds 5, Muslims Hamitic/Semitic Kurdistan Iraq/Syria. We examine how different cleavages affect the preferences of minorities over regime type and identify three historical legacies in the Middle East that have shaped these cleavages: the Ottoman-Islamic legacy of minority accommodation, the ethnic class structure that emerged as a result of the region’s integration to world markets in the Cited by:   The Arab World is seeing the end of an ethnic and a religious diversity since this centuries-old bridge starts to collapse, as a result of the intolerant ideologies embraced by ISIS and its affiliates.

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Elizabeth Monier has researched the rich variety of non-Muslim communities across the Arab world, paying special attention to the dynamics affecting Yazidi and various Christian populations in Iraq and Egypt.

There is no monolithic “Christian” community in the Arab world, she argues. Researchers and policymakers should pay close attention to the specific. The Arab World Is A Political Problem Because It Has A Religious Problem Islam will not allow minorities to have their own land and to rule themselves.

That’s why even if partitioning Syria.On Jthe Brookings Doha Center hosted a policy discussion focused both on the challenge of minority rights in a fast-changing Arab world and Start Date: Minorities in the Arab world, answers Posted by aziza on in Culture, Vocabulary This post presents the transcription of the news report and the answers of the listening comprehension exercise presented earlier.