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The Resource Migrant Dubai : low wage workers and the construction of a global city, Laavanya Kathiravelu

Migrant Dubai : low wage workers and the construction of a global city, Laavanya Kathiravelu

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Migrant Dubai : low wage workers and the construction of a global city
Title
Migrant Dubai
Title remainder
low wage workers and the construction of a global city
Statement of responsibility
Laavanya Kathiravelu
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Migrant Dubai analyzes the everyday lives of labour migrants in a rapidly developing city-state. Using the emirate of Dubai as a case study, it shows that even within highly restrictive mobility regimes, marginalized migrants find ways to cope with structural inequalities and quotidian modes of discrimination. It is one of the few contemporary ethnographic accounts to unpack migrant male working class experiences and compare them to those of their female counterparts, who are often domestic or sex workers. In so doing, this book makes an important contribution to the study of migration within and to the Global South, areas much neglected when compared to research on migration to Europe and North America. Moreover, it informs our understanding of other globalising states and has implications for studies of temporary migrants in other parts of the world. Finally, it raises important social justice issues in the context of restrictive migration regimes and the global neoliberal economy."--
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Cataloging source
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kathiravelu, Laavanya
Dewey number
331.6/2095357
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD8666.Z8
LC item number
D8353 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Global Diversities
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Foreign workers
  • Immigrants
  • Economic development
  • Dubayy (United Arab Emirates : Emirate)
  • Dubayy (United Arab Emirates : Emirate)
  • United Arab Emirates
Label
Migrant Dubai : low wage workers and the construction of a global city, Laavanya Kathiravelu
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover ; Title ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: Situating Dubai; 2 Dubai as Metaphor: Corporate Entity, Global City, Hope and Mirage; 3 Migrants and the State: Structures of Violence, Co-ethnic Exploitation and the Transnationalisation of Rights; 4 Neoliberal Narratives: Migrant Self-Constructions and the Performance of Empowered Subjectivities; 5 The Divided City: Gated Communities, Everyday Mobilities and Public Space; 6 Social Networks: Informal Solidarities and an Ethic of "Care"; 7 Conclusion; Notes; Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137450180
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn931539495
Label
Migrant Dubai : low wage workers and the construction of a global city, Laavanya Kathiravelu
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover ; Title ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: Situating Dubai; 2 Dubai as Metaphor: Corporate Entity, Global City, Hope and Mirage; 3 Migrants and the State: Structures of Violence, Co-ethnic Exploitation and the Transnationalisation of Rights; 4 Neoliberal Narratives: Migrant Self-Constructions and the Performance of Empowered Subjectivities; 5 The Divided City: Gated Communities, Everyday Mobilities and Public Space; 6 Social Networks: Informal Solidarities and an Ethic of "Care"; 7 Conclusion; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137450180
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn931539495

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