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The wages of oil : Parliaments and economic development in Kuwait and the UAE

Author: Michael Herb
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Michael Herb provides a robust framework for thinking about the future of the Gulf monarchies by contrasting Kuwait and the UAE.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Herb
ISBN: 9780801453366 0801453364
OCLC Number: 897444631
Description: pages cm
Contents: Introduction1. Labor Markets and Class Politics2. Participation3. Explaining Kuwaiti Exceptionalism4. The Consequences of Absolutism5. The Consequences of Participation6. What Resource Curse?Dilemmas of Development and Democracy in the GulfReferencesIndexContents
Responsibility: Michael Herb.

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"[T]his book provides a convincing explanation of the origin and effects of Kuwait's parliament, and suggests several important avenues for further exploration. It does so in sharp, enjoyable prose Read more...

 
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