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Wedeen indicates how such flagrantly fictitious claims have been in a position to produce a politics of public dissimulation during which electorate acted as though they respected the chief. through inundating lifestyle with drained symbolism, the regime exercised a sophisticated, but powerful kind of strength. The cult labored to implement obedience, result in complicity, isolate Syrians from each other, and set instructions for public speech and behaviour. Wedeen‘s ethnographic learn demonstrates how Syrians famous the disciplinary points of the cult and sought to undermine them. In a brand new preface, Wedeen discusses the rebellion opposed to the Syrian regime that started in 2011 and questions the usefulness of the concept that of legitimacy in attempting to examine and comprehend authoritarian regimes.
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Ambiguities of Domination: Politics, Rhetoric, and Symbols in Contemporary Syria by Lisa Wedeen