Political Institutions in Saudi Arabia

@article{Dhanani1980PoliticalII,
  title={Political Institutions in Saudi Arabia},
  author={Gulshan Dhanani},
  journal={International Studies},
  year={1980},
  volume={19},
  pages={59 - 69}
}
the Executive, the Legislature, and the Judiciary functioning within the framework of a constitution.1 The formal political institutions in Saudi Arabia do bear a rudimentary resemblance to it. Thus there are the Majlis al-rVuzura (&dquo;Council of Ministers&dquo;), the Majlis a.s-Shura (&dquo;Consultative Council&dquo;), and the Quda (&dquo;Courts&dquo;), functioning according to the Sharia (&dquo;Islamic Law&dquo;). However, the comparison does not go beyond this. For one thing, the political… Expand
4 Citations
Constitutionalism, constitutionalisation and legitimacy : reforming Al-Shura Council law in Saudi Arabia
iii Acknowledgments ix List of Abbreviations x Glossary xii List of Statutes (Saudi Arabia) xvi List of International Instruments xvii Other Laws Referenced within the thesis xviii List of FiguresExpand
Economic Elites and the Constitutional Design of Sharing Political Power
What explains the emergence and persistence of institutions aimed at preventing any ruling group from using the state apparatus to advance particularistic interests? To answer this recurringExpand
Arabic business relationship characteristics: a social capital perspective
Purpose The purpose of this study is to understand the development of social capital in an Arab business environment, and provide an in-depth description of the nature and role of three keyExpand