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Author Gardner, Andrew, 1969-

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

Imprint Ithaca : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2010.


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Description 1 online resource (xi, 188 pages) : illustrations, map
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Physical Medium polychrome. rdacc
Description data file rda
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-184) and index.
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.
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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Subject Foreign workers, East Indian -- Bahrain.
East Indians -- Bahrain.
Foreign workers, East Indian -- Violence against -- Bahrain.
East Indians -- Violence against -- Bahrain.
Ethnology -- Bahrain.
India -- Emigration and immigration.
Bahrain -- Emigration and immigration.
Bahrain -- Ethnic relations.
Society and social sciences Society and social sciences.
Sociology and anthropology.
Social and cultural anthropology, ethnography Mod Social and cultural anthropology, ethnography.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Emigration & Immigration.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Emigration & Immigration.
East Indians. (OCoLC)fst00901060
Emigration and immigration. (OCoLC)fst00908690
Ethnic relations. (OCoLC)fst00916005
Ethnology. (OCoLC)fst00916106
Foreign workers, East Indian. (OCoLC)fst01729132
Bahrain. (OCoLC)fst01206601
India. (OCoLC)fst01210276
Internationale Migration
Indischer Einwanderer
Arbeitnehmer -- Migration.
Indexed Term migrant workers.
middle east.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Gardner, Andrew, 1969- City of strangers. Ithaca : ILR Press, 2010 (DLC) 2010002267
ISBN 9780801462207 (electronic bk.)
0801462207 (electronic bk.)
9780801448829 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0801448824 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780801476020 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
080147602X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
Standard No. 3377415
10.7591/9780801462207 doi
AU@ 000053271105
CHNEW 000612562
CHNEW 000978409
CHVBK 504727931
DEBBG BV044097549
DEBSZ 449649946
GBVCP 1008655813
GBVCP 896606791
HEBIS 278032648
NZ1 13934227

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