The sectarian revolution in the Middle East

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This paper seeks to explain the dramatic rise of sectarianism in the Middle East. It distinguishes types of sectarianism and their drivers; looks at the rapid diffusion of sectarianism across the region, and analyses its impact on the stability of fragile states, its implications for forms of governance and its effect on the regional power struggle and the stability of the regional states system.
Original languageEnglish
JournalRevolutions: global trends and regional issues
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2016


  • Sectarianism
  • Middle East
  • Identity
  • Regional System
  • Arab Uprising


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