Undergraduate Module Descriptor


ARA3163: Politics and Reform in the Gulf

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level6
Credits15 ECTS Value7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Marc Valeri (Lecturer)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

This module explores the dynamics of politics and reform in the states of the Gulf region (Arabian Peninsula and Iran). It covers the interaction of tradition and neo-traditional features with modern state politics and globalisation; the impact of oil; the question of ‘rentierism’; and the domestic, regional and international factors involved in the question of reform.

This module is suitable for specialist and non-specialist alike. No prior knowledge is required.

 

Module created

01/10/2010

Last revised

14/10/2014