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The Arab World’s Forgotten Rebellions: Foreign Workers and Biopolitics in the Gulf

Both the Arab Spring and Gulf worker actions are, broadly, about dignity and justice; both challenge the status quo of unaccountable family/security-states; and both are met with ferocious responses by those states.  Yet, the Gulf worker actions are ...

Story - By: - 2011-05-31 00:00 - 18 comments

Diversity and Struggle in the Arabian Gulf

"A history of South Asian migration to the Arabian Gulf, from the imperial days when it was linked to the British Raj to the post oil-boom frenzy of today. By carefully exploring the extended histories of South Asian migrants to the Gulf, Kanna ...

Story - By: - 2011-01-28 17:47 - 2 comments

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