Sectarian politics in the Gulf :

Wehrey, Frederic M.

Sectarian politics in the Gulf : from the Iraq war to the Arab uprisings / Frederic M. Wehrey. - New York [N.Y.] : Columbia University Press, 2014. - xx, 328 p. ; 23 cm. - Columbia studies in Middle East politics .

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.



Arabian Peninsula--Politics and government--21st century.
Saudi Arabia--Politics and government--21st century.

DS247.A138 / W44 2014