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Sectarian politics in the Gulf : from the Iraq war to the Arab uprisings / Frederic M. Wehrey.

By: Wehrey, Frederic M.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Columbia studies in Middle East politics. Publisher: New York [N.Y.] : Columbia University Press, 2014Description: xx, 328 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780231165129.Subject(s): Shīʻah -- Relations -- Sunnites | Sunnites -- Relations -- Shīʻah | Arabian Peninsula -- Politics and government -- 21st century | Saudi Arabia -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Contents:
The roots of sectarianism. Governance, society, and identity in the gulf -- The long shadow of the iranian revolution -- Bahrain. Debating participation: the Bahraini Shi'a and regional influences -- Sectarian balancing: the Bahraini Sunnis and a polarized parliament -- Into the abyss: the pearl roundabout uprising and its aftermath -- Saudi Arabia. Between loyalty and rejection: the Saudi Shi'a -- Under siege: the salafi and regime counter-mobilization -- Waving 'Uthman's shirt: Saudi Arabia's sectarian spring -- Kuwait. Renegotiating a ruling bargain: the Kuwaiti Shi'a -- Tilting toward repression: the Sunni opposition and the Kuwaiti regime -- A balancing act goes awry : sectarianism and Kuwait's mass protests.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The roots of sectarianism. Governance, society, and identity in the gulf -- The long shadow of the iranian revolution -- Bahrain. Debating participation: the Bahraini Shi'a and regional influences -- Sectarian balancing: the Bahraini Sunnis and a polarized parliament -- Into the abyss: the pearl roundabout uprising and its aftermath -- Saudi Arabia. Between loyalty and rejection: the Saudi Shi'a -- Under siege: the salafi and regime counter-mobilization -- Waving 'Uthman's shirt: Saudi Arabia's sectarian spring -- Kuwait. Renegotiating a ruling bargain: the Kuwaiti Shi'a -- Tilting toward repression: the Sunni opposition and the Kuwaiti regime -- A balancing act goes awry : sectarianism and Kuwait's mass protests.

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