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The paper discusses the distributional impact of the rules of the new Egyptian constitution (2012). It specifically addresses the way such rules, substantive and (potentially) procedural, can influence Egyptian law's identity and the underlying relations between the state and individuals and among individuals themselves that such identity implies.

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Lama Abu-Odeh, Egypt's New Constitution: The Islamist Difference, CONSTITUTIONAL SECULARISM IN AN AGE OF RELIGIOUS REVIVAL: THE CHALLENGES, (Oxford University Press forthcoming)