عنوان مقاله [English]
The Impact of oil revenues on political power in Bahrain
Ali Reza Bighi
The countries in which their economic structure is relied on oil, their political and economic structure is different from other countries’. These countries have one-product economy, especially oil and gas. Bahrain is among those countries who rely on oil and oil products. The main question of the article is: how does oil revenues lead to the concentration of political power in Bahrain and why don’t oil revenues satisfy Bahraini people? The hypothesis of the article is: Al Khalifeh uses oil revenues to invest in favor of himself. Despite the fact that the country has witnessed a degree of economic diversification, the livelihood of its citizens is undesirable.
Key Words: Oil, Renter Revenues, Political Power, Bahrain, Al Khalifeh