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Mullin, Corinna and Rouabah, Brahim (2016) 'Discourses of Power and State Formation: The State of Emergency from Protectorate to Post-Uprising Tunisia.' Middle East Law and Governance, 8 (2/3). pp. 151-178.

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Abstract

Extending the timeframe of analysis beyond the post-uprising period, Corinna Mullin and Brahim Rouabah retrace the way in which the state of emergency has functioned as a discourse of power and a modality of governance throughout the colonial and postcolonial eras. Specifically, the article focuses on how the state of emergency contributes to the reinforcement of dominant narratives about national identity, and the foreclosure of more radical alternative political, social and economic projects outside of the colonial-modern norm.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Legacy Departments > Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > Department of Politics and International Studies
Regional Centres and Institutes > London Middle East Institute
ISSN: 18763367
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1163/18763375-00802003
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2015 11:38
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/20814

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