Thesis icon

Thesis

Belgrave's quest for moral order in Bahrain, 1926-1957

Abstract:

This thesis examines how colonial decision-makers in Bahrain restricted, regulated and controlled the consumption of alcohol and practice of prostitution as immoral activities. It analyzes these activities as visible sites for understanding how colonial decision-makers relied on the Law to enforce a distinct moral authority in Bahrain, and reflects on the political imperatives behind these regulatory projects. It shows how colonial actors justified moral regulations as necessary to protect...

Expand abstract

Actions


Authors


More by this author
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Socio-Legal Studies Centre
Department:
University of Oxford
Role:
Author

Contributors

Role:
Supervisor
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
UUID:
uuid:e721f4e9-fdcf-4a64-a113-6f5790371a1a
Deposit date:
2018-06-28

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP