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By M. Evren Tok, Lolwah R. M. Alkhater, Leslie A. Pal

This publication explores, in a chain of certain case experiences, how public coverage is de facto made in Qatar. whereas Qatar is a Gulf monarchy, its governance is advanced. different analysts have attempted to come back to grips with this complexity utilizing certified descriptions of the approach comparable to 'late rentier,' 'pluralized autocracy,' 'tribal democracy,' or 'soft authoritarian.' The authors of the quantity use the lens of a transformative kingdom. Qatar is intentionally engaged in a swift strategy of radical fiscal and societal transformation. That technique has its contradictions and tensions, really with reference to reaching a stability among Islam, social traditions, and modernity. This publication explores the way it additionally has a selected coverage dynamic of producing rules and associations, constructing coverage and application designs, implementation and coordination.

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