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Elections and Electoral Systems in Asia and the Pacific: The Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia

Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz, and Christof Hartmann

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific: A Data Handbook: Volume I: Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249589
eISBN:
9780191600029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924958X.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes all relevant information on national elections and referendums held in Bahrain since its independence. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Bahrain's political history, outlines the ... More


Declaration of Judge Higgins Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions between Qatar and Bahrain (Qatar v Bahrain), Judgment

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0091
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter talks about a case that related to how sovereignty over Janan lied with Bahrain, and therefore the chapter favours in the negative regarding paragraph 3 of the dispositif. But as the ... More


Paradoxes of Green: Landscapes of a City-State

Gareth Doherty

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520285019
eISBN:
9780520960626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285019.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This innovative multidisciplinary study considers the concept of green from multiple perspectives—aesthetic, architectural, environmental, political, and social—in the Kingdom of Bahrain, where green ... More


Enhancing Governance, Accountability and Transparency in Islamic Financial Institutions: An Examination into Sharīcah Internal Control Audit

Zurina Shafii and Supiah Salleh

in Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748647613
eISBN:
9780748695133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647613.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores corporate governance, accountability and transparency in Islamic financial institutions (IFIs), with emphasis on internal Sharī’ah audit practices in Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad ... More


The Gulf States: From Tribal Sheikhdoms to Sustainable States

Rolf Schwarz

in War and State Building in the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037929
eISBN:
9780813042138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037929.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter deals with the history of state making without war making, looking at the small oil states of the Gulf region and including a detailed study of the United Arab Emirates. Oil discoveries ... More


Brightening Green

Gareth Doherty

in Paradoxes of Green: Landscapes of a City-State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520285019
eISBN:
9780520960626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285019.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyses newer and brighter hues of green. The gray-greens of the date palms, often considered old-fashioned, are being replaced by brighter hues of green as symbols of progress or of ... More


Open secrets: Discussable but not publishable

in An Invitation to Laughter: A Lebanese Anthropologist in the Arab World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226434766
eISBN:
9780226434759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226434759.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

The author loved Bahrain and its people and wanted to write a book on the country that would express his affection without compromising his professionalism. Many of the people he had interviewed were ... More


Islamist Engagement in Contentious Politics: Kuwait and Bahrain

Michael Schmidmayr

in Contentious Politics in the Middle East: Political Opposition under Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034744
eISBN:
9780813039077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034744.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter deals with the Islamist opposition in the small Arab Gulf states, using the examples of Kuwait and Bahrain. The underlying question is to find out how Islamists operate within a given ... More


The Omani and Bahraini Paths to Development: Rare and Contrasting Oil-Based Economic Success Stories

Robert E. Looney

in Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671557
eISBN:
9780191751059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671557.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the social factors and development strategies in Omani and Bahraini in an attempt to determine why each country has had so much economic success. The analysis focuses on the ... More


‘Successful’ Development Models: Lessons from the MENA Region

Imed Drine

in Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671557
eISBN:
9780191751059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671557.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter assesses the development strategies of Middle East and Northern African (MENA) countries. The region covers a diverse group of countries, including some very rich and some very poor. The ... More


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