Major historical developments in the 20th century have shaped the difficult climate for many minority groups in the middle east today the 1948 arab israeli war and resulting displacement of palestinians galvanized arab nationalism during the 1950s the creation of israel led to a near tripling of the jewish population between 1948 and 1972. Within the middle east there are a wide range of minority groups outside the mainstream religious and ethnic culture this book provides a detailed examination of their rights as minorities within this region and their changing status throughout the twentieth and twenty first centuries. The question of universal rights in the middle east is a delicate one as pluralism and rights come under threat from communal violence authoritarianism and religious identity politics the call for universal rights becomes even more necessary yet marginalized groups face unique challenges that set them apart from the wider population. Minority rights in the middle east oxford oxford university press 2013 456 pages isbn 9780199679492 gbp70 10 one can scarcely imagine a more acute test of democratic governance todayin the middle east or beyond including europethan the issue of minority citizenship. Minority rights in the middle east joshua castellino kathleen a cavanaugh on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers within the middle east there are a wide range of minority groups outside the mainstream religious and ethnic culture this book provides a detailed examination of their rights as minorities within this region
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