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by Alanoud Alsharekh

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ISBN:
0863566804
Author:
Alanoud Alsharekh
Category:
Politics & Government
Language:
English
Publisher:
Saqi Books (November 1, 2007)
Pages:
180 pages
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The contributors in The Gulf Family examine the paradox of the persisting importance of family and tribe in the face of modernization. They evaluate past and present roles of kinship in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) states.

The contributors in The Gulf Family examine the paradox of the persisting importance of family and tribe in the face of modernization.

The Gulf Family book. Apr 10, 2015 Mona Kareem added it. She is one of the few individual recipients of a Middle East Partnership Initiative grant and also holds a Fulbright scholarship.

Published in association with the London Middle East Institute at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies). Publication Date: 2007.

The Gulf Family: Kinship Policies and Modernity (SOAS Middle East Issues) more. The contributors in The Gulf Family examine the paradox of the persisting importance of family and tribe in the face of modernization. Published in association with the London Middle East Institute at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies).

The Gulf Family: Kinship Policies and Modernity. London: Saqi in association withLondon Middle East Institute, SOAS, 2007.

London: Saqi in association with London Middle East Institute, SOAS, 2007. The Gulf Family: Kinship Policies and Modernity.

The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) countries are all monarchies, but their societies, economies and polities are organised primarily through kinship in the form of extended families and tribes. No other region in the world consists of states so traditional in their organisation developing at rates well above global averages, and which are ultra-modern in many other regards

Authors and Affiliations. Alessandra L. González.

Library descriptions. The contributors inThe Gulf Family examine the paradox of the persisting importance of family and tribe in the face of modernization.

London: SAQI/London Middle East Institute SOAS. UAE Federal Budget Not Swayed by Oil Drop. This in-depth study explores the many contradictions that characterize the UAE and its position within the international system.

Kinship Policies and Modernity. by. series SOAS Middle East Issues. The book examines the paradox of the persisting importance of family and tribe in the face of modernisation. It evaluates past and present roles of kinship in the GCC states, assesses the impacts of change, and speculates on likely future patterns of social, economic and political organisation. Contributors include Shaikha Hind bint Salman al-Khlifa, Salwa al-Khateeb, Fred H. Lawson, Mandana Limbert, James Onley, J. E. Peterson, Jean-Fraçois Seznec and Ali al-Tarrah.

The contributors in The Gulf Family examine the paradox of the persisting importance of family and tribe in the face of modernization. They evaluate past and present roles of kinship in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) states, assess the impacts of change, and speculate on likely future patterns of social, economic, and political organization. Published in association with the London Middle East Institute at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies).

Alanoud Alsharekh is a member of the Advisory Council of the London Middle East Institute at the School of Oriental and African Studies and a consultant for the United Nations Development Fund for Women.