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Modernity, Imitation, and Performance: The Gulf States’ Funds

Gordon L. Clark, Adam D. Dixon, and Ashby H. B. Monk

in Sovereign Wealth Funds: Legitimacy, Governance, and Global Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142296
eISBN:
9781400846511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142296.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter first looks at the problems associated with managing resource riches, referencing academic literature that coined the phrase “Dutch disease” (resource wealth may be lost by virtue of ... More


The Consequences of Participation

Michael Herb

in The Wages of Oil: Parliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453366
eISBN:
9780801454691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453366.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines the consequences of political participation in Kuwait in the context of extreme rentierism and in comparison with other Gulf states. More specifically, it shows what happens ... More


The British Empire and the Muslim World

FRANCIS ROBINSON

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter concentrates on the British Empire and Islam. By the 1920s, the British Empire embraced substantially more than half the Muslim peoples of the world. For much of the 20th century, ... More


Iran’s Nuclear Pursuit and the Shifting Regional Order in the Middle East

Il Hyun Cho

in Global Rogues and Regional Orders: The Multidimensional Challenge of North Korea and Iran

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199355471
eISBN:
9780199355495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355471.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter extends the analytical framework of the book to the Middle East. It explores how the different regional role considerations and regional visions of Middle Eastern countries shaped their ... More


Dilemmas of Development and Democracy in the Gulf

Michael Herb

in The Wages of Oil: Parliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453366
eISBN:
9780801454691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453366.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book has explored Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates's contrasting models of political and economic development. In conclusion, it considers where these divergent paths are likely to lead and ... More


What Resource Curse?

Michael Herb

in The Wages of Oil: Parliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453366
eISBN:
9780801454691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453366.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter discusses the implications of the book's argument for the literature on the resource curse and draws comparisons with rentiers outside the Gulf states. It explores the consequences of ... More


The Securitization of Oil and its Ramifications in the Gulf Cooperation Council States

Jill Crystal

in Environmental Politics in the Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190916688
eISBN:
9780190942984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916688.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines the political construction of a new understanding of how natural resources and security are linked in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. The chapter begins with the role ... More


Prospective Growth Impacts of Export Services

Richard M. Auty and Haydn I. Furlonge

in The Rent Curse: Natural Resources, Policy Choice, and Economic Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198828860
eISBN:
9780191867330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828860.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since the 1980s, sophisticated export services in India have outpaced manufacturing in driving rapid growth of the economy and labour productivity. Prior to this, India repressed its emerging ... More


The Shifting International Dynamics of the Humanitarian Response

Daniel Maxwell and Nisar Majid

in Famine in Somalia: Competing Imperatives, Collective Failures, 2011–12

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190499389
eISBN:
9780190638559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499389.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter traces the rapid emergence of a variety of humanitarian actors in the famine who had not previously been recognized as part of the “humanitarian community” in Somalia. Many of these were ... More


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