The Political Culture of Leadership in the United Arab Emirates / Edition 1

The Political Culture of Leadership in the United Arab Emirates / Edition 1

by A. Rugh
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403977852

ISBN-13: 9781403977854

Pub. Date: 10/17/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

The book describes the impact of cultural perceptions on rulers' behaviors in the United Arab Emirates, once the Trucial States. Despite differences in size, economic resources, and external political pressures, the seven emirates' rulers utilized very similar cultural expectations to gain the support of others.

Overview

The book describes the impact of cultural perceptions on rulers' behaviors in the United Arab Emirates, once the Trucial States. Despite differences in size, economic resources, and external political pressures, the seven emirates' rulers utilized very similar cultural expectations to gain the support of others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403977854
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
10/17/2007
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
271
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

The Economic and Political Context The Cultural Context Early Leaders of Abu Dhabi Zaid the Great and Consolidation of Abu Dhabi The Bani Sultan and the Transformation of Abu Dhabi The Maktums (Al Bu Falasa) and the Development of Dubai Sharja and Ras al Khaima During Early Qawasim Rule Sharja and Ras al Khaima Separate under Qawasim Rule Preserving Ajman Independence under Al Bu Khuraiban Um al Qaiwain's Survival under the Mualla The Sharkiyin and Pursuit of Fujairan Independence The Political Culture of Leadership

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