Stories of Democracy: Politics and Society in Contemporary Kuwait

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Stories of Democracy
POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN CONTEMPORARY KUWAIT

Mary Ann Tétreault

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS
NEW YORK

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Abbreviations xiii
  • A Note on the Transliteration of Names xv
  • Stories of Democracy *
  • Chapter 1 - Introduction 1
  • Chapter 2 - Citizens and States 14
  • Chapter 3 - Stories of State and Society 33
  • Chapter 4 - Democratic Structures and Practices, 1921–1990 59
  • Chapter 5 - Iraqi Occupation and Kuwaiti Democracy 76
  • Chapter 6 - The Election of 1992 101
  • Chapter 7 - Back to the Future: the Return of Normal Politics 145
  • Chapter 8 - Getting by with a Little Help from Our Friends 183
  • Chapter 9 - Stories of Democracy 208
  • Notes 239
  • Bibliography 283
  • Index 299
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