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Published: 25 February 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397533-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9753-3
Series: Duke Press Policy Studies
Published: 01 January 1985
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399001-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9900-1
Published: 15 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386353-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8635-3
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 18 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384359-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8435-9
Published: 08 November 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384236-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8423-6
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-066
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
Series: a boundary 2 book
Published: 05 May 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382683-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8268-3
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
Series: The World Readers
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-097
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 01 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388142-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8814-2
Book Chapter

By Beeta Baghoolizadeh
Published: 23 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5925-7
... manumission Persian Gulf Iran racism ...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... Islam domestic work transnational migration Kuwait / Arabian Peninsula / Persian Gulf (Middle East) households ...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... transnational migration citizenship migrant workers domestic work sector Indian Ocean/ Kuwait / Arabian Peninsula / Persian Gulf ...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... together the Gulf region and South Asia. It also examines the gendered juridicopolitical aporias that characterize the transnational domestic work sector, aporias that place domestic workers into precarious juridicopolitical positions that further reinscribe their “temporariness” in the Gulf...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-072
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
..., when the Revolutionary Nationalist Movement ( mnr ) government, as a concession to the United States, passed a new petroleum code favoring U.S. companies. The Bolivian Gulf Oil Company soon became the largest hydrocarbon producer in the country. In the 1960s, under the right-wing dictatorship of René...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... This chapter examines how South Asian domestic workers’ experiences of migration in the Gulf are characterized by “suspension”—of their being a part of, yet apart from, their “work households” in the Gulf and their “family households” in South Asia. This chapter discusses how domestic workers...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... workers perceive themselves to be ideal transnational subjects, able to adjust to the temporariness and suspension that characterize their migration experiences, and also to have the underlying capacity to develop the skills necessary for the work they undertake in the Gulf. Being naram not only enables...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... This chapter presents the phenomenon of South Asian migrant domestic workers’ Islamic conversion in the Gulf region, the major explanations often given to account for them, and the alternative explanation of “everyday conversions” discussed in the book. Understanding the circumstances through...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... over natural resources declined after 1955, when the Revolutionary Nationalist Movement ( mnr ) government, as a concession to the United States, passed a new petroleum code favoring U.S. companies. The Bolivian Gulf Oil Company soon became the largest hydrocarbon producer in the country. In the 1960s...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374527-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7452-7
... The epilogue offers a meditation on an exhibit featuring an early twentieth-century fish-gutting machine called the “Iron Chink” that personifies a racist slur. Artist Tommy Ting’s reanimation of the Iron Chink in his 2012 sculpture Machine (Iron Chink, invented in 1903, found at the Gulf...