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The Resource City of strangers : Gulf migration and the Indian community in Bahrain, Andrew M. Gardner

City of strangers : Gulf migration and the Indian community in Bahrain, Andrew M. Gardner

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City of strangers : Gulf migration and the Indian community in Bahrain
Title
City of strangers
Title remainder
Gulf migration and the Indian community in Bahrain
Statement of responsibility
Andrew M. Gardner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Exploring the everyday experiences of workers from India who have migrated to Bahrain, this study contributes significantly to our understanding of politics and society among the Persian Gulf states and of the migrant labor phenomenon that is an increasingly important aspect of globalization
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1969-
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Gardner, Andrew
Dewey number
331.62/5405365
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Foreign workers, East Indian
  • East Indians
  • Foreign workers, East Indian
  • East Indians
  • Ethnology
  • India
  • Bahrain
  • Bahrain
Label
City of strangers : Gulf migration and the Indian community in Bahrain, Andrew M. Gardner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-184) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : structural violence and transnational migration in the Gulf states -- Pearls, oil, and the British Empire : a short history of Bahrain -- Foreign labor in peril : the Indian transnational proletariat -- Strategic transnationalism : the Indian diasporic elite -- The public sphere : social clubs and voluntary associations in the Indian community -- Contested identities, contested positions : English-language newspapers and the public sphere -- The invigorated state : transnationalism, citizen, and state -- Conclusion : Bahrain at the vanguard of change in the Gulf
Control code
ocn732957092
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 188 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780801462207
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)732957092
Label
City of strangers : Gulf migration and the Indian community in Bahrain, Andrew M. Gardner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-184) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : structural violence and transnational migration in the Gulf states -- Pearls, oil, and the British Empire : a short history of Bahrain -- Foreign labor in peril : the Indian transnational proletariat -- Strategic transnationalism : the Indian diasporic elite -- The public sphere : social clubs and voluntary associations in the Indian community -- Contested identities, contested positions : English-language newspapers and the public sphere -- The invigorated state : transnationalism, citizen, and state -- Conclusion : Bahrain at the vanguard of change in the Gulf
Control code
ocn732957092
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 188 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780801462207
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)732957092

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