Constitution, State and religion: is the Lebanese de confessionalization possible?

Salvatore, Giulia (A.A. 2020/2021) Constitution, State and religion: is the Lebanese de confessionalization possible? Tesi di Laurea in Comparative public law, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Cristina Fasone, pp. 260. [Master's Degree Thesis]

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Religions and Constitution. Constitutional approaches to religions. How Constitutions regulate religions: France and Italy–a comparison. Democracy in deeply divided societies and consociativism. Confessionalism as a political system in the Middle East and the problem of Middle East constitutionalism: Lebanon, Iraq and Israel-a comparison. Political culture as result of a sectarian or confessional loyalty in the different communities. The Lebanese confessionalism: from the beginning to nowadays. State, Constitution and democracy in divided societies: the case of Lebanon in Middle East. The Lebanese Constitution and political system. The French mandate in Lebanon and the Constitution of 1926. The first Constitutional reform, the “national pact” and the formation of the Lebanese State. The Lebanese civil war: from the begging to the Ta’if agreement. The Ta’if agreement and the birth of the second Republic of Lebanon. Dysfunctions of the Lebanese confessional system. Is Lebanon a consociational democracy? Contradictions of the Lebanese pluralist system. The frail Constitution of Lebanon. Taif agreement: a new possibility or a lost opportunity? Is the Lebanese de-confessionalization possible? Minorities and majorities, from conflict to cohabitation. A possible reform of the Lebanese Constitution. Is a Lebanese federalism possible? Is de-confessionalization possible?


Bibliografia: pp. 221-231. Sitografia: pp. 232-238.

Thesis Type: Master's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Master's Degree Programs > Master's Degree Program in International Relations (LM-62)
Chair: Comparative public law
Thesis Supervisor: Fasone, Cristina
Thesis Co-Supervisor: Corrao, Francesca Maria
Academic Year: 2020/2021
Session: Autumn
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2022 12:14
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2022 12:14


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