Postgraduate Module Descriptor

ARAM198: Political Economy of the Gulf

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Achcar, G. The People Want. A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprising (London: Saqi, 2013)

Beblawi, H. and G. Luciani. The Rentier State (London: Croom Helm, 1987)

Cammett, M., I. Diwan, A. Richards and J. Waterbury. A Political Economy of the Middle East (Oxford: Westview, 4th edition, 2015)

Crystal, J. Oil and Politics in the Gulf: Rulers and Merchants in Kuwait and Qatar (Cambridge University Press, 1995)

Dresch, P. and J. Piscatori (eds.), Monarchies and Nations: Globalization and Identity in the Arab States of the Gulf (London: I.B. Tauris, 2005)

Gause, F. G. Oil Monarchies: Domestic and Security Challenges in the Arab Gulf States (New York: Council on Foreign Relations Press, 1994)

Hanieh, A. Money, Markets and Monarchies. The Gulf Cooperation Council and the Political Economy of the Contemporary Middle East (Cambridge University Press, 2018)

Henry, C. M. and R. Springborg. Globalization and the Politics of Development in the Middle East (Cambridge University Press, 2nd edition, 2010)

Hertog, S. Princes, Brokers, and Bureaucrats: Oil and the State in Saudi Arabia (Ithaca [NY]: Cornell University Press, 2010)

Keshavarzian, Bazaar and State in Iran: The Politics of the Tehran Marketplace (Cambridge University Press, 2007)

Khalaf, A., O. Alshehabi and A. Hanieh. Transit States. Labour, Migration and Citizenship in the Gulf (London: Pluto Press, 2014)

 Naqeeb (al-), K. Society and State in the Gulf and Arab Peninsula (London: Routledge, 1990)