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Published: 27 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392965-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9296-5
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... subjectivity affective labor transnational domestic workers South Asia gender ...
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
... social reproduction of Kuwaiti families, and through their remittances, the everyday provisioning of the households and communities they have migrated from. This chapter underscores how domestic workers’ “temporariness” is produced amidst—and belied by—past and present transnational connections that knit...
Published: 06 April 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372349-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7234-9
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
... not to make apparent when visiting and adjusting back to their families and communities in South Asia. subjectivity affective labor transnational domestic workers South Asia gender ...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... everyday religious conversion transnational migration domestic workers stories/narratives ...
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 ...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... at the outset. Here the everyday functions not just as a space of routine and continuity, but of contingency, emergent possibility, and ongoing conversion. Islam domestic work transnational migration Kuwait / Arabian Peninsula / Persian Gulf (Middle East) households ...
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
..., and irrepressibly expansive nature of the everyday. everyday religious conversion transnational migration domestic workers stories/narratives ...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... To learn more about Islam, many domestic workers obtain learning materials and take classes at Kuwait’s Islamic da’wa movement’s women’s center. Taught in their first languages, by teachers of similar ethnonational backgrounds, these classes effectively reproduce domestic workers’ ethnonational...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
...Biometric Technologies as Surveillance Assemblages U.S. media outlets created a supportive domestic context of reception for surveillance technologies adopted in the post-9/11 era by portraying the United States’ enemies in the war on terror as the “opaque” bodies of reference from which...
Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7411-4
...Transnational Memory Borders This chapter observes the latest manifestations of transpacific Cold War entanglements in the “military comfort women” issue. The chapter focuses on Japan’s historical revisionism. Rather than simply a sensationalist politics pursued by reactionary extremists...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Series: Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... Islamic da’wa cosmopolitanism fitra religious conversion transnational migration ...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373124-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7312-4