"This book .. [is] the fruit of a ... conference at Durham University in September 2005 under the auspices of the Sir William Luce Fund and the Institute of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies"--P. vii.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-282) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Foreword / Donald Hawley Political reform in the Gulf monarchies : from liberalization to democratization? a comparative perspective / Gerd Nonneman Reform in the Arabian Peninsula world / Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean Patterns of democratic deficit : is it Islam? / Bahgat Korany Political reform in Bahrain : the turning tide / Neil Quilliam Deconstructing before building : perspectives on democracy in Qatar / Ahmed Abdelkareem Saif Oman's approach to development / Sayyid Badr bin Saʻud Al-Busaidi Economic governance and reform in Saudi Arabia / Rodney Wilson The impact of economic reform on Dubai / Christopher M. Davidson ICT and the Gulf Arab states : a force for democracy? / Emma Murphy The future of reform in the societies of the GCC countries / Mohammad Al Rumaihi US foreign policy and the changed definition of Gulf security / Steven M. Wright Synergies in reform : case studies of Saudi Arabia and Iran / Mahjoob Zweiri.