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A Brief History of Nonviolence in the Middle East

Chibli Mallat.

in Philosophy of Nonviolence

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 22470 words.

This chapter discusses the articulation of dates and birthdates in the nonviolent revolution, protagonists and leadership (and lack thereof), the causes of the revolution, prisoners of...

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Caveat

Chibli Mallat.

in Philosophy of Nonviolence

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 4683 words.

All constitutional moments are premised for their success on the avoidance of secession. Secession lets up the pressure of the opposition to the dictator in the seceding state, creates new...

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Coda

Chibli Mallat.

in Philosophy of Nonviolence

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 5320 words.

This chapter discusses first whether foreign military intervention against the dictator in a nonviolent revolution is legitimate. The preliminary answer is that it should not be necessary....

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Conclusion

Chibli Mallat.

in Philosophy of Nonviolence

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 655 words.

The conclusion summarizes the three themes examined in this first part through the prism of the different rhythms they entail. These themes are: (1) Nonviolence expressed in the decrees of...

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Conclusion

Chibli Mallat.

in Philosophy of Nonviolence

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 1676 words.

This chapter concludes Part II by suggesting that although the constitutional moment proceeds irrespective of whether the revolution was nonviolent or not, nonviolence makes the passage to...

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Constitutional Ruins and the Unfathomable Politics of Transition

Chibli Mallat.

in Philosophy of Nonviolence

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 11630 words.

Society post-dictatorship must deal with constitutional ruins that encumber it by preventing freed social forces from starting from scratch. In the Middle East in particular, the...

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Constitution-Writing

Chibli Mallat.

in Philosophy of Nonviolence

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 13442 words.

When it comes to constitution-writing, the model developed in the Atlantic revolution remains the dominant template in the world. Drawn from the titles of the US Constitution of 1787, the...

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“Dictatorship Is a Crime against Humanity”

Chibli Mallat.

in Philosophy of Nonviolence

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 14307 words.

This chapter sets the stage for the thesis emerging in the twenty-first century Middle East that “dictatorship is a crime against humanity,” and that the Middle East revolution established...

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Epilogue

Chibli Mallat.

in Philosophy of Nonviolence

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 2688 words.

This chapter concludes by restating the three interconnected moments of the philosophy of nonviolence: revolution, constitution-making, and justice. It details the difficulties encountered...

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Introduction

Chibli Mallat.

in Philosophy of Nonviolence

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 1184 words.

This introduction presents the order of investigation in Part I of the book. The first chapter seeks to absorb decrees of reality that 2011 brought to the Middle East around a massive...

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