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Contribution to the Development of Nations 2009

Dr. Baqer Salman Al Najjar


Dr. Baqer Al Najjar is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Bahrain since 1984, he is one of the most prominent Arab authors in Sociology; some of his books are; Voluntary Social Work in the Arabian Gulf, 1988, labor productivity in the Industrial Sector in Bahrain, 1993, Sociology of the Arab Community in the Gulf, Women and the Modernization 2000, and Religious Movements in the Arabian Gulf, 2007.

About The Book

The book is a sum of thorough research conducted by the writer assessing the Arabian Gulf situation. The writer’s distinguished ability in analyzing and forecasting the sociological impact of societal groups within the region is manifested in the book.
The award’s council said that the work is based on a rigorous research and a comprehensive assessment that reveals a deep insight to the democratic societies in the Gulf region”. The author also analyses archaic relations within states and explains the rationale of having new emerging groups at the expense of a long-standing independent commercial groups.

Published: 2008