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Conflict and violence in Lebanon

Confrontation in the Middle East (Harvard studies in international affairs)

by Walid Khalidi

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Published by Center for International Affairs, Harvard University .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 1975-,
  • Politics and government,
  • Lebanon

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8109546M
    ISBN 100876740379
    ISBN 109780876740378

    Domestic violence is the act of a person committing violence towards or abusing a family member within the home and in most cases is suffered by women. There are no national statistics for the rate of domestic violence in Lebanon, but campaigners say that at least one woman is killed by her husband on a monthly average and thousands are. The Israeli–Lebanese conflict, or the South Lebanon conflict, refers to a series of military clashes involving Israel, Lebanon and Syria, the Palestine Liberation Organization, as well as various militias acting from within Lebanon.. The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) recruited militants in Lebanon from among the families of Palestinian refugees who had been Location: Israel and Lebanon.

      There is wide recognition of sexual violence as a weapon of war but other forms of violence against women during conflict also exist, including domestic violence, sexual exploitation and early marriage. In early September UNHCR estimated the number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon at , and the number of the displaced is still rising. Sectarian violence in the Middle East has been destructive, but it is still the exception rather than the norm. Communities are generally resilient to the worst sectarian impulses. Lessons from Lebanon, Bahrain, Syria, and Iraq show that there are Author: Jeffrey Martini, Dalia Dassa Kaye, Becca Wasser, Amanda Rizkallah, Justin Gengler, Kathleen Reedy, A.

    Lebanon’s State Prosecutor Samir Hammoud tasked a military prosecutor, who under Lebanese law has jurisdiction over crimes involving the security forces, to investigate the violence. Sectarian tensions have been rising in Lebanon recently as a result of the ongoing, two-year conflict in neighboring Syria. Until recently, the violence usually spared Christian minority groups. In December the northerly city of Tripoli saw a spate of attacks on the Alawite community in the latest spillover from Syria’s civil war.


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Conflict and Violence in Lebanon book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Conflict and Violence in Lebanon: Confrontation in Conflict and violence in Lebanon book Middle East (Harvard studies in international affairs) Paperback – January 1, by3/5(1).

Conflict and Violence in Lebanon Hardcover – January 1, by Walid Khalidi (Author)3/5(1). Civil and Uncivil Violence in Lebanon: A History of the Internationalization of Communal Conflict. In this long-awaited work, Samir Khalaf analyzes the history of civil strife and political violence in Lebanon and reveals the inherent contradictions that have plagued that country and made it so vulnerable to both inter-Arab and superpower rivalries/5(10).

A book which offers a sustained and original reflection upon the character and dynamics of internal conflict in Lebanon.

Oxfam Developemental Resources Review. Eminently readable, with an insider feel for detail and complexity. International Affairs. Civil and Uncivil Violence in Lebanon makes a major contribution to the study of democratic : $ Conflict and Violence in Lebanon: Confrontation in the Middle East By Walid Khalidi Harvard Center for International Affairs,pp.

$ Purchase Walid Khalidi is a Palestinian Arab, a resident of Beirut, and a scholar who has made his mark in the West. Leila Fawaz's pioneering study tells the story of the civil wars that began in Mount Lebanon and spilled over into Damascus.

This period witnessed the most severe outbreak of. The past two decades have seen an increasing association between Lebanese Salafism and violence, with less attention being paid to Salafis who focus on peaceful proselytization. In reality, it is these Salafis whose influence has dramatically grown since the eruption of the Syrian conflict that profoundly affected Lebanon as well.

This book will provide a comprehensive analysis of the global and regional refugee instruments as they apply to claimants in flight from situations of armed violence and conflict, exploring their interrelationship and how they are interpreted and applied (or should be applied).

North Lebanon Conflict-( September 2, )--This conflict began in May,when the Lebanese Army began a siege of the Nahr al-Bared refugee camp in order to drive out a militant Islamic militia called Fatah Islam.

The resulting combat killed Lebanese soldiers, Fatah al-Islam militants and 42 civilians. No country in the world has more political battles, military conflicts, and ethnic complexity per person and per square mile than does Lebanon.

This book explains the issues, events, and personalities involved in one of the globe's most dramatic and important stories.

In this concise, well-documented account of the Lebanese Civil War of and its aftermath, Prof. Khalidi--of the American University of Beirut and Harvard, and director of the Institute for Palestine Studies--traces the historical development of the crisis, analyzes its components, and offers his own interpretation of its causes and prognosis for solution.

Khalaf analyzes the history of civil strife and political violence in his native Lebanon and reveals what he views as the inherent contradictions that have plagued that country, particularly its vulnerability to inter-Arab and superpower rivalries.

Civil and Uncivil Violence in Lebanon makes a major contribution to the study of democratic theory. Bill S. Mikhail, Middle East Policy.

A book which offers a sustained and original reflection upon the character and dynamics of internal conflict in Lebanon. In daily discourse in Lebanon, and even in academic writings about the war, the widespread experience of being caught in recurrent cycles of mass violence can translate into descriptions of violence as “irrational”, or simply beyond belief (see Khalaf for a discussion of the “rationality” of civil war).

Conflict and violence in Lebanon. Cambridge, MA: Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, printing, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Walid Khalidi.

Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. In this long-awaited work, Samir Khalaf analyzes the history of civil strife and political violence in Lebanon and reveals the inherent contradictions that have plagued that country and made it so vulnerable to both inter-Arab and superpower rivalries.

War Is Coming Between Past and Future Violence in Lebanon Sami Hermez. pages | 6 x 9 | 20 illus. Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A.

Lebanon: Conflict profile Lebanon gained independence from the international mandate system in Composed of many communities including Shiites, Sunnis, Druze and several Christian sects, difficulties emerged from the attempts to address religious and other differences about the identity of the country and its role in the Arab World.

Norman Saadi Nikro has an Australian-Lebanese background, and holds a PhD () from the University of New South Wales, Australia, and a Habilitation degree () from the University of Potsdam, Germany.

His book The Fragmenting Force of Memory: Self, Literary Style, and Civil War in Lebanon came out in Sonja Hegasy is the Vice Director of the Leibniz-Zentrum.

Table of Contents. Introduction: Contextualizing Gender and Violence in the Middle East Moha Ennaji and Fatima Sadiqi Part I: Conceptualization and Theoretical Background st Anthropological Perspectives on Violence Patricia Zuckerhut Part II: Armed Conflict and Gender Based Violence r-Narratives of Palestinian Women: The Construction of Her-story.

Lebanon: The Persistence of Sectarian Conflict October 5, This case study examines the sectarian hostilities between and among Christians, Sunni Muslims, Shi’a Muslims, and Druze that have characterized Lebanese religious, social, and political life since the country’s civil war ().This book focuses on deadly conflict, or large-scale organized violence carried out by governments or non-state actors.

Resulting in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people around the world and costing trillions of dollars, conflict has .