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Author Gardner, Andrew, 1969-
Title City of strangers : Gulf migration and the Indian community in Bahrain / Andrew M. Gardner.
Imprint Ithaca ; London : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, [2010]

Author Gardner, Andrew, 1969-
Subject Foreign workers, East Indian -- Bahrain.
East Indians -- Bahrain.
Foreign workers, East Indian -- Violence against -- Bahrain.
East Indians -- Violence against -- Bahrain.
India -- Emigration and immigration.
Bahrain -- Emigration and immigration.
Bahrain -- Ethnic relations.
Ethnology -- Bahrain.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-184) and index.
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.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (Site, viewed 03/09/2021).
Summary Exploring the everyday experiences of workers from India who have migrated to Bahrain, this study contributes significantly to our understanding of politics and society among the Persian Gulf states and of the migrant labor phenomenon that is an increasingly important aspect of globalization.
Note This work is licensed by Knowledge Unlatched under a Creative Commons license
ISBN 9780801448829 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801448824 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780801476020 (pbk. : alk. paper)
080147602X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780801462191 (ebook)
ISBN/ISSN 3377415
OCLC # 1162413722
Additional Format Print version: City of strangers Ithaca ; London : ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, [2010] 9780801448829 (cloth : alk. paper) (DLC) 2010002267

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