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The Politics and Economics of Exile

Yasmine Ramadan

in Space in Modern Egyptian Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474427647
eISBN:
9781474476775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427647.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The fourth chapter takes the reader beyond the boundaries of the Egyptian nation, to Europe and the Gulf, to explore the space of political and economic dislocation, and brings together the work of ... More


Dubai Contexts and Contestations

Ahmed Kanna

in Dubai, the City as Corporation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656301
eISBN:
9781452946122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656301.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The introduction discusses the politics of urbanity surrounding Dubai and its transition from a traditionalist state to a rapidly urbanizing global city operating under neoliberalist ideologies. ... More


Relocating the Revolutionary Subject: From DLF to PFLOAG

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter examines the transformation of the Dhufar Liberation Front (DLF) to the Popular Front for the Liberation of the Occupied Arab Gulf (PFLOAG). The new political, military and social ... More


The Sultan is Deposed, Long Reign the Sultan!

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter offers the first detailed archive-based account of the July 1970 coup in Oman, relying on a range of previously unseen documents. It shows that revolutionary action provided the short ... More


State, Citizen, and Foreigner in Dubai

Ahmed Kanna

in Dubai, the City as Corporation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656301
eISBN:
9781452946122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656301.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter contextualizes the relationship between the citizen and the foreigner, as defined by the workings of the family-state. It is commonly believed that the rift between the citizens and the ... More


The Nation in Tribal Societies: Reflections On K. H. al-Naqib’s Studies on the Gulf

Joseph Kostiner

in Tribes and States in a Changing Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190264925
eISBN:
9780190638573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264925.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The chapter presents Joseph Kostiner’s reflections on the writings of Kuwaiti sociologist Khaldoun Hasan al-Naqib. Naqib, in seminal works such as Society and State in the Gulf and the Arabian ... More


The Long Shadow of the State: The Iranian Revolution, Saudi Influence, and the Shifting Arguments of anti-Shi‘a Sectarianism in Pakistan

Simon Wolfgang Fuchs

in Pan-Islamic Connections: Transnational Networks Between South Asia and the Gulf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190862985
eISBN:
9780190943080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862985.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Studies on the conflict between Sunnis and Shi‘as in Pakistan tend to single out intellectual influences emerging from the Arab monarchies of the Gulf as the paradigm for how sectarian ideas have ... More


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