About Betul Dogan Akkas

Betul Dogan-Akkas is a PhD candidate at joint degree Gulf Studies program between Qatar University and Durham University
4 Aug, 2021

Davidson, Christopher M. 2021. From Sheikhs to Sultanism: Statecraft and Authority in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Hurst & Company, 507pp. ISBN: 9781787383937; Hardcover £35 

Betul Dogan Akkas | 04 August 2021

Christopher M. Davidson’s From Sheikhs to Sultanism is an outstanding conceptualization of authoritarianism and statecraft in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Like Davidson’s previous publications on the Gulf monarchies, it delivers a detailed analysis [...]

Davidson, Christopher M. 2021. From Sheikhs to Sultanism: Statecraft and Authority in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Hurst & Company, 507pp. ISBN: 9781787383937; Hardcover £35 
2021-08-04T16:43:37+03:00
13 Apr, 2020

The Political Culture in Qatar: Beyond the Rentier State

Betul Dogan Akkas Gilla Camden | 13 April 2020 | TR

Discussions on the political culture of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states are centralized around their rentier systems. However, this perspective prevents us from seeing the embedded traditional values and politics which these societies have been managing with under their rulers for decades
The Political Culture in Qatar: Beyond the Rentier State2020-08-10T14:06:37+03:00
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