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Oman Under Qaboos : From Coup to Constitution, 1970-1996 - Calvin H. Allen

Oman Under Qaboos

From Coup to Constitution, 1970-1996

Paperback Published: 1st July 2002
ISBN: 9780714682273
Number Of Pages: 251

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This is an examination of the political, economic and social development of Oman from the accession Sultan Qaboos in a palace coup in 1970 to the promulation of the basic law of 1996. The book argues that the sultanate does not follow the rentier model but the patriarchal tradition.

List of Figures and Tablesp. vi
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Note on Transliterationp. ix
Abbreviationsp. xi
Glossaryp. xiv
Introductionp. xv
The Reign of Sa'id b. Taimur and the Beginnings of the Modern Omani Statep. 1
Omani Political Developmentp. 34
The Dhofar War and Omani Military and Security Developmentp. 65
Planning, Finance and the Business Environmentp. 99
Natural Resources and Industrial Developmentp. 122
Infrastructure and Human Resource Developmentp. 155
Foreign Policy under Sultan Qaboosp. 180
Oman 1970 to 1996 and After: Rentier State or Rechtsstaat?p. 216
Appendicesp. 228
Bibliographyp. 237
Indexp. 245
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ISBN: 9780714682273
ISBN-10: 0714682276
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 251
Published: 1st July 2002
Publisher: F CASS PUBN
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.22 x 16.05  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1