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Policy making in the GCC : state, citizens and institutions

Author: Mark C Thompson; Neil Quilliam; Gulf Research Centre Cambridge.
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2017. ©2017
Series: Library of modern Middle East studies, 201.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Analyses the vital role that institutions are coming to play in shaping policy in the Gulf Arab states


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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark C Thompson; Neil Quilliam; Gulf Research Centre Cambridge.
ISBN: 1784538841 9781784538842
OCLC Number: 1007133235
Notes: This edited book is based upon the workshop, "Building an Institutional Process of Socio-Politics in the Gulf," held during the 6th Annual Gulf Research Meeting at the Gulf Research Centre, Cambridge University.
Description: xiii, 353 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction and OverviewMark C. Thompson and Neil QuilliamPART 1: THE STATE AND E-GOVERNMENT1 Identity and State in the Gulf: The Case of KuwaitShafeeq Ghabra2 Saudi Arabia's Support for International DevelopmentMehtab Currey, Abdullah Al Shoaibi and Nassir Al Kasabi 3 GCC Governments Responding to Public Needs through E-government: Progress and Limitations of Public Administration ReformSherif Fawzi Abdel Gawad and Maggie Kamel4 Governance, Participation and ICT: Assessing the Role of E-Government in the State of QatarRhea AbrahamPART 2: CITIZENS: ECONOMY AND LABOUR ISSUES5 Economic Diversification and the Emergence of Inclusive Economic Institutions in the Gulf Cooperation Council StatesI-Tsung Tsai and Abdullah Kaya6 Youth Employability and its Cultural and Institutional Context: Do Current Institutions and Policies Promote or Prevent Greater Productivity and Positivity within Local Labour Markets Towards the Knowledge-Based Economies of the Future?David Jones, Radhika Punshi and Gauri Gupta7 A Review and Critique of the Saudisation Metanarrative: Bringing 'the Citizen' into FocusFaisal KattanPART 3: INSTITUTIONAL PROCESSES8 Institutional Processes and Gender Issues: The Women's Cultural and Social Society as an Agent of Change in Kuwaiti PoliticsAlanoud Alsharekh9 The Rise and Role of State Philanthropy in the United Arab EmiratesNatasha Ridge and Susan Kippels 10 The Role of Private, Non-Government Organisations and New State Institutions in the Gulf in the Development of Civil Society: The Example of Saudi ArabiaAdam KulachBibliographyContributorsIndex
Series Title: Library of modern Middle East studies, 201.
Responsibility: edited by Mark C. Thompson and Neil Quilliam.


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