This article discusses the complex issue of identity and citizenship in the Arab Gulf, while alluding to the wider context of societies and their challenges. It argues that despite the significant changes Gulf societies have undergone, identity still plays a determining role at both the individual and communal levels.
Identity and Regional Conflicts in the Arabian Gulf
Baqer Al-Najjar Ph.D. in Philosophy and Sociology from the University of Durham, UK, is chairperson of the Arab Association of Sociology as well as Professor of Sociology at the University of Bahrain. His books include Religious Movements in the Arab Gulf (2008) and the Sociology of Gulf Society (1999). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Baqer Al-Najjar; Identity and Regional Conflicts in the Arabian Gulf. Contemporary Arab Affairs 1 December 2019; 12 (4): 3–16. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.3
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