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Kuwait : oil, state and political legitimation /
Abdulkarim Al-Dekhayel.
edition
1st ed.
imprint
Reading : Ithaca, 2000.
description
xviii, 243 p. ; ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0863722504
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Reading : Ithaca, 2000.
isbn
0863722504
catalogue key
3680482
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-234) and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Dr Al-Dekhayel is Associate Professor at the department of political sciences at King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Summaries
Unpaid Annotation
This book is a study of how the state performs roles aimed to distribute substantial welfare and economic benefits to different segments of Kuwait society, and how these benefits enable the Al Sabah regime to win the compliance and support of the Kuwaiti people.
Bowker Data Service Summary
This is a study of how the state performs roles to distribute welfare and economic benifits to segments of Kuwaiti society, and how these benefits enable the Al Sabah regime to win the compliance, acceptance, and support of the Kuwaiti people.
Table of Contents
List of Tablesp. ix
Abbreviationsp. xiii
Acknowledgementsp. xv
Prefacep. xvii
The State and Political Legitimationp. 1
The Oil Economy and the Social and Political Structurep. 21
The Role of the State in Educationp. 57
The Role of the State in Public Employmentp. 83
The Role of the State in Public Health Carep. 105
The Role of the State in Housingp. 135
The Role of the State in the Private Sectorp. 157
The Role of the State in Social Welfarep. 197
Conclusionp. 217
Bibliographyp. 223
Indexp. 235
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