Copts and the security state : violence, coercion, and sectarianism in contemporary Egypt / Laure GuirguisLanguage: English Series: Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and culturesPublisher: Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017Description: xi, 239 pISBN: 9780804798907Uniform titles: Coptes d'Egypte. Subject(s): Copts-Political activity | Copts-Government relations | Coptic church-Political activity | Egypt-Politics and Government-1981-DDC classification: 323.119 32 Online resources: Click here to access online
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"Originally published in French in 2012 under the title Les coptes d'Egypte."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-226) and index.
Introduction -- Institutionalized violence and the identity-state -- Desire and loathing : purity as an embodiment of security? -- The many sides of the Coptic Church : space of resistance, state institution, ally of the regime -- Infra-communitarian dynamics and tensions -- Sectarianism, authoritarianism and the dynamics of fear -- Contesting sectarianism under Mubarak's rule -- Epilogue 2011-2015 : subversion and the restoration of identitarian dynamics.