Transit States considers how the transitory labour power these workers provide creates an extraordinary development boom that impacts neighbouring countries. The majority of the working population is therefore composed of migrant workers with no citizenship rights.
The Gulf takes a central place in growing debates around migration and labour in the global economy. Transit States confronts the precarious working conditions of migrants in an accessible, yet in-depth manner.
Publisher: Pluto Press
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 455 g
Dimensions: 215 x 135 x 23 mm
'A valuable addition to our knowledge about the demographic, social, political, economic, historical, and spatial factors underlying the dynamics of labour migration in shaping the Gulf countries' -- Nasra Shah, Professor of Demography, Kuwait University
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