Political Sociology of Saudi Arabia: The Relationship between the Government and the Socio-political Forces

Document Type : Research Paper




  The papers discusses first theories of possible analyses of the Saudi Arabia’s society from a political sociology perspective and then tackles active and inactive gaps in the field of religion and its sectors, tradition and modernism, pros and cons of the government and finally the generations gaps and tribal ones.  The main argument of the paper is that due to the lack of proper political, social, cultural and economic bed, and also with the short of a significant external crisis – like oil price drop- the social gaps in Saudi Arabia will not be activated and rather will be in a low profile mode and so the socio-political forces will not be strong enough.


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