Civil-Military Relations in Lebanon: Conflict, Cohesion and Confessionalism in a Divided Society (Hardcover)

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By Are John Knudsen (Editor), Tine Gade (Editor)
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1. Chapter 1: The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF): A United Army for a Divided Country?.- Chapter 2: The Lebanese Army after the Syrian Crisis: Alienating the Sunni Community?.- Chapter 3: Allure of the Army? Recruiting Rural Youth in the Lebanese Armed Forces.- Chapter 4: Patrolling a Proxy War: Citizens, Soldiers and Zuʻama in Syria Street, Tripoli.- Chapter 5: Gendering (In-) Security: The Army, Barriers and Frontiers in Urban Tripoli.- Chapter 6: Palestinian Camp-Military Relations in Lebanon: The Case of Nahr al-Bared.- Chapter 7: The Lebanese Armed Forces in Regional Perspective.

About the Author


Are John Knudsen is Senior Researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), Bergen, Norway. He is a social anthropologist focusing on peace, conflict and forced migration in South Asia and the Middle East. Tine Gade is a Senior Research Fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) and a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute (EUI) 2016-2018. A political scientist, she works on Islamism and political leadership in Lebanon and Iraq.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783319551661
ISBN-10: 3319551663
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: September 14th, 2017
Pages: 155
Language: English