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Power and politics in the Persian gulf monarchies

Christopher M. Davidson

Power and politics in the Persian gulf monarchies

by Christopher M. Davidson

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Published by C. Hurst & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Monarchy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-187) and index.

    StatementChristopher M. Davidson (editor)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ1840 .P68 2011b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 203 p. :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25352035M
    ISBN 101849041229, 1849041210
    ISBN 109781849041225, 9781849041218
    LC Control Number2012429403
    OCLC/WorldCa693704796

    Focusing on the key factors that give the Persian Gulf its strategic significance, contributors look at the influence of vast deposits of oil and natural gas on international politics, the impact of the competing centers of power of Iran and Saudi Arabia, the nature of relationships among countries within the Persian Gulf, and the evolving. Long a taboo topic, as well as one that has alarmed outside powers, sectarian conflict in the Middle East is on the rise. The contributors to this book examine sectarian politics in the Persian Gulf, including the GCC states, Yemen, Iran and Iraq, and consider the origins and con- sequences of sectarianism broadly construed, as it affects ethnic, tribal and religious groups.

    Gregory Gause's masterful book is the first to offer a comprehensive account of the international politics in the Persian Gulf across nearly four decades. Christopher M. Davidson is a reader in Middle East politics at Durham University. He is the author of numerous scholarly journal articles and five single-authored books, the most recent being After the Sheikhs: The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies (New York: Oxford University Press, ). He is a previous contributor to Asian Affairs.

    As popular uprisings spread across the Middle East, popular wisdom often held that the Gulf States would remain beyond the fray. In Sectarian Gulf, Toby Matthiesen paints a very different picture, offering the first assessment of the Arab Spring across the region. With first-hand accounts of events in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait, Matthiesen tells the story of the early .   The Persian Gulf region is of strategic importance to the European Union (EU). Yet, different political realities of authoritarian government in the Gulf challenge crucial parts of EU foreign policy that are based on normative power Europe by: 5.


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Davidson. Long a taboo topic, as well as one that has alarmed outside powers, sectarian conflict in the Middle East is on the rise. The contributors to this book examine sectarian politics in the Persian Gulf, including the GCC states, Yemen, Iran and Iraq, and consider the origins and consequences of sectarianism broadly construed, as it affects ethnic, tribal and religious groups.

’This book should appeal to several kinds of audiences: regionalists interested in the Middle East and Persian Gulf States; international relations specialists who want to know more about this strategic area and would like some solid local history upon which to anchor their postwar analyses; and theorists of state development Cited by:   Gulf Politics and Economics in a Changing World addresses these aspects of political and economic life in the GCC, Iran, and Iraq in order to assess the present situation.

It also offers analysis and predictions as to what the future of this important area of the greater Middle East may hold. For better or worse, the Gulf monarchies are now America’s closest allies in the Arab world.

The U.S. military infrastructure in the region is centered on bases in these states. The Fifth Fleet, which patrols the Persian Gulf, is headquartered in Bahrain and has access to. In command of the world's largest hydrocarbon reserves, the six monarchies comprising the Gulf Cooperation Council - Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates - play a pivotal role in Middle Eastern and global politics.

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Gause illuminates the foreign policy tightrope these states walk in the Middle East: self-defense is problematic, regional pressures translate directly into the. Observers of the Persian Gulf agree that the strategically critical region is undergoing profound changes.

These changes affecting the region run the gamut from rapid economic and infrastructural development to profound social and cultural changes resulting from diffusion, globalization, and the widespread introduction of American-style education.¹ This book.

CHRISTOPHER DAVIDSON is Reader in Politics at the University of Durham and the author of several definitive books on the Gulf, including Abu Dhabi: Oil and Beyond, Dubai: The Vulnerability of Success and Power and Politics in the Persian Gulf Monarchies, all of which are published by Hurst/5(39).

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