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Minority Rights in the Middle East

Joshua Castellino and Kathleen A. Cavanaugh


This, the third book of the OUP Series on Minority Rights Law, focusses on minorities in the Middle East. Written at a time of great turmoil and also hope in the region, the book seeks to examine important minority questions that are central to the events that have unfolded across the region from 2011 to date. The Middle East is a region that raises contentious political, legal, and historical debates. Coming closer to a contemporary understanding of the region challenges, confuses, and demands the critical questioning of numerous assumptions in the public realm. Our analysis is contained in s ... More

Keywords: Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Middle East, minorities, Islam, international law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199679492
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679492.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joshua Castellino, author
Professor of Law, Head of Law Department, Middlesex University

Kathleen A. Cavanaugh, author
Lecturer in Law, Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland, Galway