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Published: 13 September 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377474-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7747-4
Published: 15 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397571-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9757-1
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... recent socialist past, affective engagements with temporality, and transnational encounters. The essay emphasizes the distinctiveness of the way migrant workers engage these three intertwined forces—in contrast with entrepreneurs and government officials. The approach to global capitalism more broadly in...
Published: 20 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389682-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8968-2
Published: 13 September 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377474-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7747-4
Published: 13 September 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377474-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7747-4
Published: 15 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393160-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9316-0
Published: 23 November 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002642-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0264-2
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... the recent socialist past, affective engagements with temporality, and transnational encounters. The essay emphasizes the distinctiveness of the way migrant workers engage these three intertwined forces—in contrast with entrepreneurs and government officials. The approach to global capitalism more...
Published: 23 May 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394259-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9425-9
Published: 06 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002338-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0233-8
...t w o. n e t w o r k s TRANScoding Biogenetics and Orgasm in the Transnational Digital Economy Building on the previous chapter s discussion of the technically managed image of Asian American gender embodiment as a means for delimiting the inside/outside of the U.S. national body, this chapter...
Published: 06 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002338-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0233-8
...f o u r. m o v e m e n t Trans and Gender Nonconforming Digital Activisms and U.S. Transnational Empire In 1950 the United Nations (un) declared December 10 to be Human Rights Day to bring to the attention of the peoples of the world the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common...
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... but further spurred by their migration and everyday life in Kuwait. This chapter discusses the processual nature of the Muslim belongings that members develop, and how these belongings develop in relation rather than opposition to their existing religious practices, familial relationships, and...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
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: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373223-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7322-3
... belongings that complicate conventional understandings of both religious conversion and the feminization of transnational migration. They experience religious conversion not as an eventful moment, but as an ongoing process rooted in the everyday in which the outcomes of the conversion process are not evident...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... transnational communities and subjects emerging in the shadow of a global order increasingly dominated by the United States. Neither citizens nor the proletariat, these “castaways” constitute instead a multiracial stateless counterpublic—a subaltern archipelago linking subjects “unincorporated” into the...
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373124-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7312-4
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373124-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7312-4
Book Chapter

By Attiya Ahmad
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...