Minorities in the Middle East

@article{Belge2015MinoritiesIT,
  title={Minorities in the Middle East},
  author={Ceren Belge and Ekrem Karakoç},
  journal={Political Research Quarterly},
  year={2015},
  volume={68},
  pages={280 - 292}
}
Under what conditions do minorities in the Middle East participate in authoritarian coalitions? Research on authoritarian resilience in the Middle East has been largely silent on linguistic and religious minorities’ preferences over regime types. Here, we examine whether minorities differ in their support for authoritarianism from the majority groups in four Middle Eastern states. We argue that minorities whose status is threatened by a transition to majoritarian decision-making institutions… 

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