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Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Zahra Babar


This volume provides a series of empirically dense analyses of the historical and contemporary dynamics of Arab intra-regional migration to the monarchies of the Persian Gulf, and unravels the ways in which particular social and cultural practices of Arab migrants interact with the host states. Among other things, specific contributions allow us to consider the socioeconomic and political factors that have historically shaped the character of the Arab migratory experience, the sorts of work opportunities that Arab migrants have sought in the region, what their work conditions and lived experie ... More

Keywords: Migration, Persian Gulf, Arab migrants, Labor migration, Community

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190608873
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190608873.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Zahra Babar, editor
Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, Qatar