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Author Başkan, Birol, author.

Title The politics of Islam : the Muslim brothers and the state in the Arab Gulf / Birol Başkan
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2021]
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Description 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents Introduction -- 1. Historical Background: Desert and its Legacies -- 2. Modern Sovereign State Building in the Gulf: From the 1950s to the 1970s -- 3. The Muslim Brotherhood in the Gulf -- 4. Modern Sovereign State Building in the Gulf From the 1980s to the 2000s -- 5. Gulf States' Diverging Attitudes towards the Muslim Brotherhood -- 6. The Arab Spring -- Conclusion
Summary In this book, Birol Başkan explains the variation in attitudes and approaches towards the Muslim Brotherhood across 5 Gulf States: Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. He argues that this disparity is at the root of the ongoing Gulf crisis that erupted in June 2017
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ikhwān al-Muslimūn
Ikhwān al-Muslimūn.
Islam and politics -- Bahrain
Islam and politics -- Kuwait
Islam and politics -- Qatar
Islam and politics -- Saudi Arabia.
Islam and politics -- United Arab Emirates
HISTORY -- Middle East -- Arabian Peninsula.
Islam and politics.
Saudi Arabia.
United Arab Emirates.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1474490263