publication . Article . 2010

Democratization in the Gulf Monarchies and American Civil Society

Muhammad Azam;
  • Published: 01 Jun 2010
Abstract
The paper deals with the efforts made by American private sector and civil society actors after 2000 to popularize democratic values and norms in the six Gulf states, namely Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. The study is focused on areas including politics, education, culture, media, human rights, and women empowerment. The paper also deals with approaches adopted, goals and objectives set and strategies devised and employed by the American NGOs regarding democracy promotion in the Gulf region.
Subjects
free text keywords: civil society, democratic values and norms, democratization, human rights, women empowerment
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publication . Article . 2010

Democratization in the Gulf Monarchies and American Civil Society

Muhammad Azam;