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Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN10: 023061034X ISBN13: 9780230610347 DDC: 320.95609051 LCC: JA84 Edition: (electronic bk.)79.95 (NL)


This book provides readers with a fresh analysis of the Arab state by using a new theoretical framework: hybrid sovereignty. The author ;examines various areas to make his argument: citizenship, the issue of minorities, electoral engineering, the failure of central rule, tribalism, and the lack of impersonal bureaucratic mechanism.


Cover; Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Series Editor's Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Theoretical Framework; 2 Genesis of the Western Model in Kuwait, Jordan, and Iraq; 3 Kuwait: A Nation in the Minority; 4 Jordan: The Competition of Different Constituencies; 5 Iraq: Statehood in Catastrophe; 6 Final Remarks and Projections; Notes; Bibliography; Index. Electronic reproduction.Available via World Wide Web.


  • LCC: JA84
  • Dewey Decimal: 320.95609051

Book Details

  • Physical Description: 285 p.
  • Edition Info: (electronic bk.)79.95 (NL)


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