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“Discoursing sectarianism” approach : What and how to analyze in sectarian discourses. / Alghashian, Abdulaziz; Menshawy, Mustafa.

In: Digest of Middle East Studies, Vol. 31, No. 2, 31.05.2022, p. 83-95.

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Alghashian A, Menshawy M. “Discoursing sectarianism” approach: What and how to analyze in sectarian discourses. Digest of Middle East Studies. 2022 May 31;31(2):83-95. Epub 2022 Apr 12. doi: 10.1111/dome.12265

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Alghashian, Abdulaziz ; Menshawy, Mustafa. / “Discoursing sectarianism” approach : What and how to analyze in sectarian discourses. In: Digest of Middle East Studies. 2022 ; Vol. 31, No. 2. pp. 83-95.

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