The Resource Walls built on sand : migration, exclusion, and society in Kuwait, Anh Nga Longva

Walls built on sand : migration, exclusion, and society in Kuwait, Anh Nga Longva

Label
Walls built on sand : migration, exclusion, and society in Kuwait
Title
Walls built on sand
Title remainder
migration, exclusion, and society in Kuwait
Statement of responsibility
Anh Nga Longva
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Longva, Anh Nga
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
JV8750.8.A3
LC item number
L66 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kuwait
  • Kuwait
  • Kuwait
  • Kuwait
  • Kuwait
  • Foreign workers
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Ethnic relations
  • Foreign workers
  • Population
  • Social conditions
  • Migrant labor
  • Emigration and immigration law
  • Migrant labor
Label
Walls built on sand : migration, exclusion, and society in Kuwait, Anh Nga Longva
Link
https://archive.org/details/wallsbuiltonsand00long
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-256) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Methodology
  • Kuwait Through History: A Tradition of Migration and Open Networks
  • Pearl Diving, Sea Trade, and Caravans
  • Politics and Society in Pre-Oil Kuwait
  • Oil: Prosperity and Its Implications
  • Widening the Networks: The New Labor Migration
  • A Multi-Ethnic, Multi-Cultural Society
  • The Politics of Exclusion
  • Putting Exclusion in Place
  • The Delineation of Ethnic and Social Categories
  • Map of Kuwait
  • The First Dichotomy: Kuwaitis--Non-Kuwaitis
  • The Second Dichotomy: Arabs--Non-Arabs
  • The Third Dichotomy: Muslims--Non-Muslims
  • Exclusion and the Conceptualization of Work
  • The Division of Labor According to the Logic of Exclusion
  • The Structure of Dominance: The Sponsorship System
  • The Kafala
  • Power: The View from Outside, Above, and Below
  • The Kafala in the Private Sector ("Visa No. 18")
  • The Kafala in Business Partnership ("Visa No. 19")
  • Map of Kuwait City and Suburbs
  • The Kafala in the Domestic Sector ("Visa No. 20")
  • The Power of the Kafeel
  • The Kafala: A Control Mechanism by the Civil Society
  • Power and Powerlessness: The Kafala Seen by Kuwaitis
  • Conceptualizing "Us" and "Them" Through Everyday Practice
  • Group Differentiation and Group Identification
  • Signaling Identity Through the Dress Code
  • Reading the Signals
  • Ethnic Identities and Gender Identities
  • Kuwait in the Literature
  • The Concept of the Plural Society
  • Migration and the Nation-State
  • Pluralism and Integration: A Research Program
  • How to Study Unbounded Worlds?
  • Fieldwork and Problems Encountered
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 265 pages
Isbn
9780813327587
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
96049172
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36126644
  • (OCoLC)ocm36126644
Label
Walls built on sand : migration, exclusion, and society in Kuwait, Anh Nga Longva
Link
https://archive.org/details/wallsbuiltonsand00long
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-256) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Methodology
  • Kuwait Through History: A Tradition of Migration and Open Networks
  • Pearl Diving, Sea Trade, and Caravans
  • Politics and Society in Pre-Oil Kuwait
  • Oil: Prosperity and Its Implications
  • Widening the Networks: The New Labor Migration
  • A Multi-Ethnic, Multi-Cultural Society
  • The Politics of Exclusion
  • Putting Exclusion in Place
  • The Delineation of Ethnic and Social Categories
  • Map of Kuwait
  • The First Dichotomy: Kuwaitis--Non-Kuwaitis
  • The Second Dichotomy: Arabs--Non-Arabs
  • The Third Dichotomy: Muslims--Non-Muslims
  • Exclusion and the Conceptualization of Work
  • The Division of Labor According to the Logic of Exclusion
  • The Structure of Dominance: The Sponsorship System
  • The Kafala
  • Power: The View from Outside, Above, and Below
  • The Kafala in the Private Sector ("Visa No. 18")
  • The Kafala in Business Partnership ("Visa No. 19")
  • Map of Kuwait City and Suburbs
  • The Kafala in the Domestic Sector ("Visa No. 20")
  • The Power of the Kafeel
  • The Kafala: A Control Mechanism by the Civil Society
  • Power and Powerlessness: The Kafala Seen by Kuwaitis
  • Conceptualizing "Us" and "Them" Through Everyday Practice
  • Group Differentiation and Group Identification
  • Signaling Identity Through the Dress Code
  • Reading the Signals
  • Ethnic Identities and Gender Identities
  • Kuwait in the Literature
  • The Concept of the Plural Society
  • Migration and the Nation-State
  • Pluralism and Integration: A Research Program
  • How to Study Unbounded Worlds?
  • Fieldwork and Problems Encountered
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 265 pages
Isbn
9780813327587
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
96049172
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36126644
  • (OCoLC)ocm36126644

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