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The transformation of the Gulf : politics, economics and the global order / edited by David Held and Kristian Ulrichsen
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, c2012
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 3rd Floor  DS201.2 .T73 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Gulf Cooperation Council
Subject(s) Globalization -- Persian Gulf States
Subject Persian Gulf States -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Persian Gulf States -- Economic conditions -- 21st century
Physical Description xxiv, 368 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : the transformation of the Gulf / David Held and Kristian Ulrichsen -- Part 1: The domestic context : changing dimensions of political and social structures. The difficult development of parliamentary politics in the Gulf : parliaments and the process of managed reform in Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman / Greg Power -- Nationalism in the Gulf states / Neil Partrick -- Migration politics in the Arabian Peninsula / John Chalcraft -- Gender and participation in the Arab Gulf / Wanda Krause -- The Arab Gulf moment / Abdulkhaleq Abdullah -- Part 2: Economic reforms and evolution of governing structures. Governing markets in the Gulf States / Mark Thatcher -- The development of Islamic finance in the Gulf Cooperation Council states / Rodney Wilson -- Anatomy of an oil-based welfare state : rent distribution in Kuwait / Laura El-Katiri, Bassam Fattouh and Paul Segal -- Volatility, diversification and development in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries / Miklós Koren and Silvana Tenreyro -- Sovereign wealth funds in the Gulf : an assessment / Gawdat Bahgat -- Energy and sustainability policies in the Gulf states / Steffen Hertog and Giacomo Luciani -- Part 3: Internationalisation of the Gulf : security and foreign policy. Security and strategic trends in the Middle East / Anoushiravan Ehteshami -- The challenge of transition : Gulf security in the twenty-first century / Kristian Ulrichsen -- Foreign policies with international reach : the case of Qatar / Steven Wright -- Trends in Gulf state assistance to crisis-affected contexts / Sultan Barakat and Steven A. Zyck -- Gulf-Pacific Asia linkages in the twenty-first century : a marriage of convenience? / Christopher Davidson -- Afterword / David Held and Kristian Ulrichsen
Alternate Author Held, David
Ulrichsen, Kristian

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