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A Historical Study on The Kingdom of Bahrain: The importance of the Site and Its Role in Bahrain's Modern and Contemporary History

Authors Mohammad Abdul-Hadi Saleh Al-Jazi
Year 2020
Journal Name TARIH KULTUR VE SANAT ARASTIRMALARI DERGISI-JOURNAL OF HISTORY CULTURE AND ART RESEARCH
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1 Journal Article

Prevalence and Risk Factors of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Bahrain, 2000 through 2010

Authors Essam M. Janahi
Year 2014
Journal Name PLoS ONE
Citations (WoS) 12
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2 Journal Article

Regenerating urban traditions in Bahrain. Learning from Bab-Al-Bahrain: the authentic fake

Authors Ali A. Alraouf
Year 2010
Journal Name JOURNAL OF TOURISM AND CULTURAL CHANGE
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3 Journal Article

THE ROLE OF LABOR RESOURCES IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BAHRAIN ECONOMY

Authors Irina Ahmed Zayn Aydrus, Sergey Ryazantsev, Igor Y. Bogdanov, ...
Year 2019
Journal Name AMAZONIA INVESTIGA
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4 Journal Article

Demography, migration, and the labour market in Bahrain

Authors Françoise DE BEL-AIR
Description
Mid-2013, estimates of Bahrain s population stood at 1,253,191 persons, of whom 638,361 (51 per cent) were foreign nationals. Most were from Asia (85 per cent) and especially from India (half of all foreign residents). Eighty per cent of expatriates are employed. They account for 77 per cent of the employed population and 81 per cent of the private sector s workforce. Asians are overwhelmingly involved in services and blue collar occupations, while Arabs more often fill managerial posts. Immigration flows to the Kingdom increased significantly over the 2000s, fuelled by high oil prices and the ensuing boom in the construction and services sectors. This demonstrates the difficulty to reconcile labour reforms, and especially, the Bahrainisation of the work force, with the maximisation of economic productivity.
Year 2015
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5 Report

ASSOCIATION BETWEEN EXPOSURE TO MEDIA AND BODY WEIGHT CONCERN AMONG FEMALE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS IN FIVE ARAB COUNTRIES: A PRELIMINARY CROSS-CULTURAL STUDY

Authors Abdulrahman O. Musaiger, Mariam Al-Mannai
Year 2014
Journal Name JOURNAL OF BIOSOCIAL SCIENCE
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6 Journal Article

The legal framework of the sponsorship systems of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries : a comparative examination

Authors Maysa ZAHRA
Description
The sponsorship system of the Arab Gulf countries comprises rules and regulations that tie the residence of a migrant worker to his/her sponsor in the country. This paper offers an in-depth examination of the legal framework of the sponsorship system of the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) ヨ Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and the United Arab Emirates. It looks at different aspects of the system starting with the requirement for sponsorship and ending with the rules on absconding and repatriation.
Year 2015
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7 Report

Socioeconomic Achievement Among Arab Immigrants in the USA: The Influence of Region of Origin and Gender

Authors Abdi M. Kusow, Kristine J. Ajrouch, Mamadi Corra
Year 2018
Journal Name Journal of International Migration and Integration
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8 Journal Article

Gender Dynamics from an Arab Perspective: Intercultural Service Encounters

Authors Marryam Khan, Heejung Ro, Amy M. Gregory, ...
Year 2016
Journal Name CORNELL HOSPITALITY QUARTERLY
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9 Journal Article

A new era for labour migration in the GCC?

Authors Philip Martin, Froilan T. Malit
Year 2017
Journal Name Migration Letters
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10 Journal Article

Skilful survivals : irregular migration to the Gulf

Authors Philippe FARGUES, Nasra M. SHAH
Year 2017
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11 Book

Citizenship and migration in Arab Gulf monarchies

Authors J. Sater
Year 2014
Journal Name Citizenship Studies
Citations (WoS) 9
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12 Journal Article

The Middle East's majority problems: minoritarian regimes and the threat of democracy

Authors Omar M. Dajani
Year 2015
Journal Name Ethnic and Racial Studies
Citations (WoS) 1
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13 Journal Article

Labor Camp Surveys in GCC Countries: Group Quarter Subsampling

Authors Kien Trung Le, Abdoulaye Diop, Stacy Pancratz
Year 2019
Journal Name FIELD METHODS
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14 Journal Article

Minority politics in the Middle East and North Africa: the prospects for transformative change

Authors Eva Pföstl, Will Kymlicka
Year 2015
Journal Name Ethnic and Racial Studies
Citations (WoS) 3
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15 Journal Article

City of Strangers: Gulf Migration and the Indian Community in Bahrain by Andrew M. Gardner

Authors AHMED KANNA
Year 2012
Journal Name American Ethnologist
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17 Journal Article

Immigrant Communities and Civil War

Authors David D. Laitin
Year 2009
Journal Name International Migration Review
Citations (WoS) 8
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18 Journal Article

Trading Citizenship, Human Capital and the European Union

Authors David Owen
Book Title Debating transformations of national citizenship
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20 Book Chapter

Migrant Knowledge Workers’ Perceptions of Housing Conditions in Gulf Cities

Authors Ashraf M. Salama, Florian Wiedmann, Hatem G. Ibrahim
Year 2018
Journal Name Journal of International Migration and Integration
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21 Journal Article

Labour immigration and labour markets in the GCC countries: national patterns and trends

Description
Using the latest statistical data from six GCC states and recent publications of the GCC Secretariat, a detailed profile is presented of immigration and employment across the region. Evaluation is made of the available data sources (listed in the appendix) and the actual extent of immigrant presence in both population and labour market is critically examined. Employment according to public/private sector, and also for fifteen economic sectors, is shown for each country (where available) by citizenship type and gender. Previously unpublished indicators, such as unemployment and participation rates, are calculated where possible by citizenship type, gender and age groups; a few countries provide data on actual nationalities or regional groupings of foreign employees, and these are reproduced here. Previously neglected issues that receive some attention are foreign births, family presence, foreign schoolchildren and duration of residence (the latter available only for the UAE). The emergence of the kafala system is examined in historical context; in particular, emphasis is placed on its role in promoting irregularities in the migration, residence and employment of foreigners across the GCC. Trends in government policies are described, including the recent and significant doubts in some countries about the ability of the kafala system to produce satisfactory outcomes. Some attention is paid to the important policies of nationalization’ of GCC labour markets: a conceptual categorization of such policies is made, according to five different policy objectives. Using both the broad and more detailed sectoral employment data previously presented, evaluation is then made of the degree of success of each country’s initiatives in this area. The paper concludes with an exposition of the commonalities and differences across the GCC in managing their labour markets and immigration. The structural specificities of each country are outlined, along with tentative prognoses of their future needs for immigrant workers.
Year 2011
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