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The Left. (c2012)

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dc.contributor.author Khayat, Karma
dc.date.accessioned 2012-04-23T11:09:54Z
dc.date.available 2012-04-23T11:09:54Z
dc.date.copyright 2012 en_US
dc.date.issued 2012-04-23
dc.date.submitted 2012-01-30
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/1127
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (leaves 105-113). en_US
dc.description.abstract This thesis examines the path and prospects of Leftist movements in Lebanon. It points out their main successes and flaws, and examines their future possibilities. The research attempts to go beyond historical personal narratives by critically highlighting the general traits and major stages of the Lebanese Left since its inception while providing a critical account of what has been done and what could be achieved in the future. The aim is to answer the question asked in the title of the thesis: has a Leftist approach been, or will it ever be, a realistic option for Lebanon? The thesis examines two major Left-wing parties in Lebanon: the Lebanese Communist Party (LCP) and the Progressive Socialist Party (PSP). It also looks at the main alliances organized by Leftist parties in Lebanon: the Lebanese National Movement (LNM) and Lebanese National Resistance Front (LNRF). Leftist experiences in other countries are compared with Lebanon’s own to investigate the possibility of making the Left right for Lebanon in the future. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Lebanon -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject Lebanese Communist Party en_US
dc.subject Progressive Socialist Party (Lebanon) en_US
dc.subject Political parties -- Lebanon en_US
dc.title The Left. (c2012) en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.title.subtitle Can it be right for Lebanon? The path and prospects of the Leftist movement in Lebanon en_US
dc.term.submitted Fall en_US
dc.author.school Arts and Sciences en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200100116 en_US
dc.author.commembers Dr. Fawwaz Traboulsi en_US
dc.author.commembers Dr. Jennifer Skulte-Ouaiss en_US
dc.author.woa OA en_US
dc.author.department MA in International Affairs en_US
dc.description.physdesc 1 bound copy: xi, 113 leaves; 30 cm. available at RNL. en_US
dc.author.division International Affairs en_US
dc.author.advisor Dr. Bassel F. Salloukh en_US
dc.keywords Sectarianism en_US
dc.keywords Left en_US
dc.keywords Secularism en_US
dc.keywords Political Parties en_US
dc.keywords Civil War en_US
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.26756/th.2012.6


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