The Political Culture of Leadership in the United Arab Emirates

  • Authors
  • Andrea B. Rugh

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Andrea B. Rugh
    Pages 1-14
  3. Andrea B. Rugh
    Pages 15-30
  4. Andrea B. Rugh
    Pages 31-50
  5. Andrea B. Rugh
    Pages 217-236
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 237-269

About this book


The book describes the impact of cultural perceptions on rulers' behaviors in the United Arab Emirates, once the Trucial States. Despite differences in size, economic resources, and external political pressures, the seven emirates' rulers utilized very similar cultural expectations to gain the support of others.


behavior culture development perception political culture state transformation

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