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Capitalism and Class in the Gulf Arab States

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The six Arab states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) play an increasingly prominent role in the global economy and throughout the broader Middle East region. This book analyzes the recent development of Gulf capitalism through the aftermath of the 2008 economic crisis. Situating the Gulf within the evolution of capitalism at a global scale, it presents a novel theoret ...more
Hardcover, 266 pages
Published June 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published January 1st 2011)
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Noorah Alhasan
Apr 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
A well-researched book, the content is invaluable. However, it's a heavy read for those who don't know much about the Gulf and its economic structure. I concentrated mostly on Chapter 5 which spoke about Khaleeji capital, specifically in equity markets and I found a lot of what Hanieh wrote about can be used for future research, or at least give you a sense of direction.

The topic is really messy and at times shady so I applaud the author for bringing it all together and shedding even a brighter
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Rohit
Dec 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
This book was an excellent and masterful overview of the political economy of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), and the deep ties between the GCC and the global economy (beyond their well-known role as important oil producers). The book can be rather dry at times, with pages of numbers and figures that are listed out without a whole lot of context (but probably extremely useful to somebody doing serious research on the topic; but much of the book is more accessible and readable, as it relies o ...more
Erman Çete
Mar 10, 2016 rated it really liked it
A comprehensive analysis about the current capitalist world system and its roots in the Arab world.
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