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Ambiguities of Domination: Politics, Rhetoric, and Symbols in Contemporary Syria

Ambiguities of Domination This work examines Asad's cult acts as a disciplinary device, generating a politics of public dissimulation in which citizens act "as if" they revered their leader. The ethnographic research demonstrates how Syrians recognize the disciplinary aspects of the cult and seek to undermine them. Full description


Damascus (99)


Syria (352)

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Western Asia (1,597)