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Political participation and stability in the sultanate of Oman

Joseph A. KeМЃchichian

Political participation and stability in the sultanate of Oman

by Joseph A. KeМЃchichian

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Published by Gulf Research Center in Dubai .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJoseph A. Kéchichian.
The Physical Object
Pagination126 p. ;
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17946277M
ISBN 109948424972
LC Control Number2007410389
OCLC/WorldCa136798083

  Dr. Kéchichian has written and published several books, including Legal and Political Reforms in Sa‘udi Arabia, Political Participation and Stability in the Sultanate of Oman, and Oman and the. Sulaiman Al-Farsi's motivation for writing this book may have been "the need for the Omani people to realize an effective political model best suited to the Sultanate in the era of the post-rentier state" (p. 11), but he provides valuable pointers for other Middle Eastern states seeking to develop accountable, stable and inclusive political systems.

Added to the above is the political stability, and the will to enter the new stage shaped by Oman vision considering the unique nature of the Omani society, and the firm belief in balanced and inclusive development, well-being and prosperity.   Other than a few localized incidents of violence, Oman navigated the regional upheavals of recent years while maintaining stability. However, the sultanate is now facing several challenges liable to upset this state of affairs, led by the economic crisis, which has reignited public unrest, as well as a possible crisis of succession that may erupt with the death of Sultan Qaboos bin Said al.

  THE OMANI SULTANATE IN ZANZIBAR AND EAST AFRICA – HISTORICAL, POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND RELIGIOUS ASPECTS By Arye Oded RIMA Historical Papers, Volume 5 (), Number 2 (April ) Historical Background It is worth touching upon several historical events, however briefly, as a background to the Omani Arab involvement in Zanzibar and East Africa: Arab.   Muscat: The Sultanate will mark today (on Monday), November 18th, the 49th Glorious National Day, with glory, solid will, great resolution, ambition and .


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[Joseph A Kechichian] Print book: English: 2nd edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) # Political participation--Oman\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema. The Sultanate of Oman overlooks one of the most strategic waterways in the Middle East: the Strait of Hormuz.

Sharing the guardianship of the Strait with Iran, Oman's position is of key importance to the security of the entire Gulf, which holds a large portion of the world's oil by: Oman: Politics and Society in the Qaboos State is based on his doctoral dissertation and deals with nation building and political legitimacy in the Sultanate of Oman since A comprehensive book divided into eight detailed chapters, it examines, inter alia, the foundations of the modern state, the question of legitimacy, founding conflicts of the modern national identity, legitimization by the welfare.

sultan's unwillingness to allow meaningful political participation or dialogue, political legitimacy issues concerning both Sultan Qaboos and the succession process he has set up, and sporadic but persistent signs of opposition. This article examines these problems and assesses their implications for the political stability of Oman.

Oman is a monarchy. It does not have a Constitution, but instead has a Basic Law or White Book that the government views as constitutional. The head of state is the Sultan.

In NovemberSultan Qaboos issued a royal decree promulgating the Basic Statute which sets out the royal succession, provides for a Prime Minister, bars ministers from holding interests in companies doing business with.

Regionalizing Oman: Political, Economic and Social Dynamics. Contents xi 18 The Political Economy of Internationalization and Privatization of Higher Education in the Sultanate of Oman.

Oman’s political stability attracting investments 15/07/ Zainab Al Nasseri Views Muscat: The Sultanate is an “attractive” destination for foreign investment as it is characterized by a stable political situation, a developed legal system, natural resources and economic diversification, Yu Fulong, Chinese Ambassador to the.

The Politics of Oman take place in a framework of an absolute Sultan of Oman is not only the head of state, but also the head of head of state and government is the hereditary sultan, who appoints a cabinet to assist him. The sultan also serves as the supreme commander of the armed forces, prime minister, and minister of defense, foreign affairs, and finance.

Apart from the advisory role of some religious scholars, the people of Oman remained excluded from any political participation, and the power struggle of brothers and sons within the al-Nabahinah tribe helped to weaken Oman.

Numerous history books suggest that Oman descended into civil war as a result of conflicts between the sons of Sultan Muzaffar bin Sulaiman al-Nabhani. the political system in Oman, advocating participation and institutionalizing it through the Shura Council elections based on free vote without the interference of the political authority.

Transportation and Logistic Services: The Sultanate distinguished strategic location (The east-ern gateway for the growth centers in Asia). 48 Tourism: Environment diversity and political stability. 50 Fisheries: km of Omani coasts. 50 Mining: The potential wealth as a.

Sultanate of Muscat and Oman Etymology- history of name the origin of the name is uncertain, but it apparently dates back at least 2, years since an "Omana" is mentioned by Pliny the Elder (1st century A.D.) and an "Omanon" by Ptolemy (2nd century A.D.).

Political Participation and Stability in the Sultanate of Oman, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Gulf Research Center, ; The Just Prince: A Manual of Leadership, London, England: Saqi Books,ISBN The author of 16 books on the Gulf region, his first published study was Oman and the World: The Emergence of an Independent Foreign Policy, Santa Monica: RAND,which was followed a decade later with Political Participation and Stability in the Sultanate of Oman.

Although Oman enjoys a high degree of internal stability, regional tensions in the aftermath of the Persian Gulf war and the Iran-Iraq war continue to necessitate large defense expenditures. InOman budgeted $ billion for defense--about 33% of its gross domestic product. gion.

His latest book is Fay-sal: Saudi Arabia’s King for All Seasons (forthcoming, October ). More recent-ly, he published Power and Succession in Arab Mon-archies (), Political Participation and Stability in the Sultanate of Oman (), The Just Prince: A Manual of Leadership (), Succession in Saudi Arabia (), and Oman.

Oman has not been immune from the groundswell of political dissent in the region, however. Protests in demanding reforms were dispersed by riot police, and the government began a.

The Sultanate of Oman has been a strategic partner of the United States sincewhen it became the first Persian Gulf state to sign a formal accord permitting the U.S. military to use its facilities. Oman has hosted U.S. forces during every U.S. military operation in the region since. In addition to the above, the political stability and will to enter the new era framed by Oman Visionwhile taking into consideration the nature and specificities of the Omani society, and the profound recognition of the importance of balanced and inclusive development, well-being, prosperity and justice.

Coat of Arms of Sultanate of Oman Index of Economic Freedom Grades each country on a scale of 0 tobased on ten freedoms, with representing the greatest amount of economic autonomy from government intervention. Introduction As political and humanitarian crises destabilize many Arab states, the Sultanate of Oman is a beacon of tranquility in a tumultuous region.

The nation’s unique cohesion and stability is largely attributable to the legitimacy of Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Busaidi, the longest serving Arab ruler still in power.

Since ascending to the throne inQaboos has transformed Oman from.Oman - Oman - Restoration of Omani rule: Aḥmad ibn Saʿīd, the governor of Ṣuḥār, drove out the Persian invaders and was elected imam inthus establishing the Āl Bū Saʿīd dynasty that still rules Oman today.

Under the rule of his grandson, Saʿīd ibn Sulṭān (/07–56), Oman reasserted control over Zanzibar, but upon his death the Āl Bū Saʿīd empire was split.