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The political culture of leadership in the United Arab Emirates [electronic resource] / Andrea B. Rugh.

Author/Creator:
Rugh, Andrea B.
Publication:
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (284 p.)
Edition:
1st ed. 2007.
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Subjects:
Political culture -- United Arab Emirates -- History.
Tribal government -- United Arab Emirates -- History.
Leadership -- United Arab Emirates -- History.
United Arab Emirates -- Politics and government.
United Arab Emirates -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
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.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface; 1 The Economic and Political Context; 2 The Cultural Context; 3 Early Leaders of Abu Dhabi; 4 Zaid the Great and the Consolidation of Abu Dhabi; 5 The Bani Sultan and the Transformation of Abu Dhabi; 6 The Maktums (Al Bu Falasa) and the Development of Dubai; 7 Sharja and Ras al Khaima (RAK) During Early Qawasim Rule; 8 Sharja and Ras al Khaima (RAK) Separate Under Qawasim Rule; 9 Preserving Ajman Independence Under Al Bu Khuraiban; 10 Um al Qaiwain's (UAQ) Survival Under the Mualla; 11 The Sharqiyin and Pursuit of Fujairan Independence
12 The Political Culture of LeadershipNotes; Bibliography; Index of Local People and Tribes; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-349-53784-5
1-281-36342-1
9786611363420
0-230-60349-1
OCLC:
299752274
Publisher Number:
10.1057/9780230603493 doi