Power and Succession in Arab Monarchies

Power and Succession in Arab Monarchies : A Reference Guide

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As Arab leaders play an increasingly important role on the world stage, they also face new and complex challenges at home, challenges that could affect both regional and regime stability. "Power and Succession in Arab Monarchies" provides an essential compendium of information regarding the politically charged issue of succession in Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.Based on scarce source material and a wide range of inside information, this exhaustive reference traces the rise of each ruling family. It outlines key constitutional developments. It provides details on current rulers and their approaches to succession. It discusses potential contenders to power.The appendixes supply a chronological list of rulers for each monarchy, as well as the text of decrees, private letters, and constitutional provisions related to succession.show more

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  • Hardback | 575 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 35.56mm | 861.82g
  • Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • New ed.
  • 1588265560
  • 9781588265562

About Joseph A. Kechichian

Joseph A. Kechichian's recent publications include A King for All Seasons: Saudi Arabia Under Faysal and Political Participation and Stability in the Sultanate of Oman.show more

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