Out of the Margins: Political and Religious Integration

  • Tamara Chalabi


During this period, the Shi‘is of Jabal ’Amil vascillated between two political currents, one that was calling for an Arab/Syrian state and another engaging with the existing Lebanese one. In both cases, the outcome was a similar set of socioeconomic demands as a new application of the tool of matlabiyya, which was ultimately beneficial to their political and religious incorportation into Lebanon.


Political Participation High Commissioner Traditional Leadership Political Career Established Power 
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