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City of Strangers: Gulf Migration and the Indian Community in Bahrain

Andrew M. Gardner
Format
Book
Published
Ithaca : ILR Press, c2010.
Language
English
ISBN
9780801448829 (cloth : alk. paper), 0801448824 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780801476020 (pbk. : alk. paper), 080147602X (pbk. : alk. paper)
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.
Description
xi, 188 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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