The Gulf Cooperation Council States

Dr Yousef Khalifa Al-Yousef

February 2017 | £45.00 | $60.00 | 464pp

Since the oil boom of the 1970s, the Gulf Cooperation Council States have attempted to achieve economic stability and realise their development goals. Such efforts have so far been in vain, however, as these states’ autocratic governments have […]

Why Yemen Matters

Edited by Helen Lackner

February 2014 | £21.99 | 360pp

In November 2011, an agreement brokered by the GCC brought an end to Yemen’s tumultuous uprising. The National Dialogue Conference has opened a window of opportunity for change, bringing Yemen’s main political forces together with groups that were […]

Saudi Arabian Hydrocarbons and World Affairs

Abdulhadi H. Taher

Michael Matthews

January 2013 | £50.00 | $79.95 | 504pp

Sharp fluctuations in oil prices over the past thirty years have had detrimental effects on the evolution of the world economy, with a growing need to diversify energy sources – conventional and non-conventional, renewable and non-renewable. This timely […]

The New Post-Oil Arab Gulf

Edited by Nabil A. Sultan, David Weir and Zeinub Karake-Shalhoub

July 2011 | £25.00 | $39.95 | 208pp

The sharp increase in oil revenues since 2002 has left the Arab Gulf States with billions of petro-dollars. But how will these countries fare in the post-oil era? The rulers of these states are taking serious measures to […]

Petroleum, Gas and Development Strategies of Saudi Arabia

Abdulhadi H. Taher

June 2011 | £35.00 | $60.00 | 194pp

This work examines the ways in which Saudi Arabia’s oil, gas and mineral resources were discovered and looks at the key stages in the development of the oil and gas industries. Close attention is paid to the refining, […]

Higher Education in the Gulf States

Edited by Christopher Davidson and Peter Mackenzie Smith

November 2008 | £14.99 | $21.95 | 192pp

Nowhere in the world is university education expanding as rapidly as in the six-member state of the Gulf Cooperation Council. In two generations the region has gone from having the Middle East’s least educated population to boasting a […]

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