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Mobilisation in Hezbollah's military arm media discourse
conference contributionposted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Hatem El ZeinHatem El Zein, Ali AbusalemAli Abusalem
Since its inception in 1982, Hezbollah's military arm, “The Islamic Resistance", occupied a public sphere in the Lebanese landscape. As a result of its military successes and its flow of media discourse, a virtual "Community of Resistance" has emerged after May 2000 to reflect the existed public sphere and maintain it.This paper examines the notion of mobilisation in "The Islamic Resistance's" media discourse after May 2000. It bridges the gaps in the existed studies in this field, because it seems there is no study has shown the linkage between mobilisation and Hezbollah's results in the last three Parliamentary elections in Lebanon.