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Browsing SoAS - Theses and Dissertations by Subject "Lebanon -- Politics and government -- 21st century"

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  • Wahab, Hadi (Lebanese American University, 2017-12-08)
    This thesis examines what kind of label as a non-state actor does Hezbollah fit. Can it be described as an autonomous non-state actor or, alternatively, a proxy one? To explain this puzzle, the thesis focuses on specific ...
  • Khoueiry, Youssef (Lebanese American University, 2021-03-12)
    Politicization of ethnic identities is a major impediment to moderation in deeply divided societies. Two schools of thought dominate the literature on democracy in those types of societies, consociationalism and centripetalism. ...
  • Sheehan, Sean (Lebanese American University, 2017-04-26)
    The issue of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon’s use of in absentia has become a complex political debate in Lebanon and an intricate legal discussion in the international tribunal system. The Tribunal’s creation was ignited ...
  • El Helou, Hala A. (Lebanese American University, 2016-05-06)
    The Republic of Lebanon is, by its own terms, not a country of asylum and therefore not a final destination for refugees. However, it has been a host country for them for a long time. Moving from the premise that this ...
  • Fournouzlian, Sandra (Lebanese American University, 2021-07-26)
    Sectarianism has long been the main form of identity in Lebanon, with allegiance to the sect more prominent than allegiance to the state. However, in recent years, Lebanon has been witnessing the emergence of alternative ...
  • El-Chammas, Diana (Lebanese American University, 2018-03-06)
    Tensions between Lebanon and Israel have lately been on the rise due to the two countries’ opposing proposals for the delineation of their respective Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ), and the resulting overlapping maritime ...
  • Geadah, Joey (Lebanese American University, 2015-02-26)
    How does clientelism implicate the political, economic and governance foundation of a developing nation? This thesis examines clientelism as it coincides with sectarian consociational power sharing arrangement in a fragile ...
  • Daoud, Mona (Lebanese American University, 2012-03-28)
    This thesis examines how the discourse of two political leaders in Lebanon, Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah, the Secretary General of Hizbullah, a Shiite based party and Samir Geagea, the leader of the Lebanese Forces, a Marnoite ...
  • Al Hassan, Farah (Lebanese American University, 2016-01-29)
    The purpose of the thesis is to prove that the sectarian division in Lebanon is a factor that facilitates the emergence and survival of Salafi Jihadi groups in the country. It shows how the sectarian division, be it on ...
  • Molaeb, Karoline (Lebanese American University, 2018-06-05)
    Being a citizen of a state is an inevitable right. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees approximates that there are around twelve million stateless people around the globe. The problem of statelessness stands ...

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