National Identity of the United Arab Emirates
The paper discusses the challenges facing the U.A.E. since the discovery of oil there, regarding its national identity as a modern Islamic state.
# 28258 | 1,794 words | 5 sources | APA | 2002 |
Published on Jun 24, 2003 in Ethnic Studies (Middle East) , International Relations (Non-U.S.) , Religion and Theology (Islam)
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The paper examines the reluctance of the U.A.E. to grant citizenship to non-tribal Arab's involved in the Arab-Israeli conflict on ethnic grounds. The paper analyzes the phenomenon of migrant workers moving into the country as a result of the growing oil economy and the introduction of western cultural influences that have diluted the strict practice of Islam in the U.A.E. It also looks at the educational and professional opportunities that have become available to women due to the modernizing forces at work.
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