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Title Saudi Arabia in the balance : political economy, society, foreign affairs / Paul Aarts, Gerd Nonneman, editors.

Imprint Washington Square, N.Y. : New York University Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  953.8053 Sa85 2005    ---  Available
Description xvi, 462 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Paul Aarts and Gerd Nonneman -- Ideology and change -- The Wahhabi ulama and the Saudi state: 1745 to the present / Guido Steinberg -- Islamo-liberal politics in Saudi Arabia / Stephane Lacroix -- War of ideas: education in Saudi Arabia / Michaela Prokop -- Political economy -- Saudi Arabia's economy: the challenge of reform / Monica Malik and Tim Niblock -- Segmented clientelism: the political economy of Saudi economic reform efforts / Steffen Hertog -- From private sector to national bourgeoisie: Saudi Arabian business / Giacomo Luciani -- Regime and opposition -- Circles of power: royals and society in Saudi Arabia / Madawi al-Rasheed -- Checks, balances and transformation in the Saudi political system / Iris Glosemeyer -- Political opposition in Saudi Arabia / Abdulaziz Sager -- "Cycle of contention" and the limits of terrorism in Saudi Arabia / Roel Meijer -- External relations -- Determinants and patterns of Saudi foreign policy: "omnibalancing" and "relative autonomy" in multiple environments / Gerd Nonneman -- Coping with regional challenges: a case study of crown prince Abdullah's peace initiative / Joseph Kostiner -- Understanding US-Saudi relations / Rachel Bronson -- Events versus trends: the role of energy and security in sustaining the US-Saudi relationship / Paul Aarts -- Conclusions and outlook -- Triple nexus: ideology, economy, foreign policy and the outlook for Saudi polity / Paul Aarts and Gerd Nonneman.
Subject Saudi Arabia -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Saudi Arabia -- Foreign relations.
Saudi Arabia -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Opposition (Political science) -- Saudi Arabia.
Added Author Aarts, Paul, 1949-
Nonneman, Gerd.
ISBN 0814707173 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. NLGGC 286143941
YDXCP 2385540

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