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When Kuwaiti or Gulf Arab society was considered, it was as a reflection of the oil-rich state-what Hazem Beblawi termed "the rentier society." The intent was to make sense of the observation that despite becoming one of the world's richest countries, Kuwait nevertheless failed to modernize in the classic sense; no middle class, no democracy.
A.K. Ramakrishnan is the author of Society and Change in the Contemporary Gulf ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ) and US Perceptions. Book Description. The transformation of Arabia and the Gulf States from traditional societies to modern states has been one of the most remarkable developments of the twentieth century.
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This book examines the civil–social interactions which have shaped and continue to influence the political and social development of modern Gulf societies. It analyses the influence of public and private social spaces, such as sports arenas and dawawin as well as developments in .dramatic change, may be endemic, but this theme has become particularly widely articulated in the past several decades.
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