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Sport Labour Migrant Communities from the Maghreb in the GCC

Mahfoud Amara

in Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190608873
eISBN:
9780190848484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608873.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Qatar and the UAE in particular are emerging as a new destination for sport labor migration, including from the Maghreb and the Maghrebi community in Europe, which is the focus of this chapter. ... More


Introduction

Zahra Babar

in Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190608873
eISBN:
9780190848484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608873.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Over the past fifty years, the primary marker differentiating the developmental conditions amongst Middle Eastern states has been the natural endowment, or lack thereof, of petroleum resources. The ... More


An Emerging Trend in Arab Migration: Highly Skilled Arab Females in the GCC Countries

Françoise De Bel-Air

in Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190608873
eISBN:
9780190848484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608873.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The growing share of skilled and highly-skilled, often unmarried, young Arab women immigrating to the GCC is generally un-documented. Shedding some light on this population, therefore, will not only ... More


Flexing a New Womanhood

Ula Yvette Taylor

in The Promise of Patriarchy: Women and the Nation of Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633930
eISBN:
9781469633954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633930.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter details the Muslim Girls Training and General Civilization Class (MGT-GCC) instruction for women. The role of Sister Captain Burnsteen Sharrieff is highlighted along with Lottie and ... More


India and the Middle East: a fine balance

Harsh V. Pant

in Indian foreign policy: An overview

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993368
eISBN:
9781526109859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993368.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines India’s ties with the Middle East as they have evolved over the last two decades.


India in Transition

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra

in Migration Matters: Mobility in a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199464807
eISBN:
9780199087280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464807.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

India is on the threshold of a great transformation through the unfolding in tandem of the processes of demographic and migration transitions that will occur over the next few decades. India has the ... More


Faustian Bargains 2011–14

Marieke Brandt

in Tribes and Politics in Yemen: A History of the Houthi Conflict

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190673598
eISBN:
9780190872649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673598.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter summarizes the period between the end of the sixth Ṣaʿdah War in February 2010 and the Houthis’ seizure of the capital, Sanaʿa, in September 2014. It discusses the Houthi seizure of ... More


Threshold Effects of Fiscal-Monetary Interdependence and Exchange Rate Regimes in Oil-Dependent Arab Economies

Ibrahim Elbadawi, Mohamed Goaied, and Moez Ben Tahar

in Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198822226
eISBN:
9780191861208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822226.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter contributes to the literature on fiscal-monetary interdependence in resource-dependent economies in the Arab World, specifically during the post-mid-1990s oil boom. It also provides ... More


The Business of Sports in the Gulf Cooperation Council Member States

Simon Chadwick

in Sport, Politics and Society in the Middle East

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190065218
eISBN:
9780190099558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065218.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter presents an overview of sports business in the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. GCC member states stage mega-sports events and invest in global sports through the acquisition ... More


Domesticating Foreign Intellectual Property Laws in the Digital Age: Of Pirates and Qarsana in the GCC States

Suzi Mirgani

in Digital Middle East: State and Society in the Information Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190859329
eISBN:
9780190942977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859329.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines some of the challenges faced by GCC nations as they attempt to modernize their economies in the digital era and in the face of substantial technological transformations. In ... More


Systems of Governance and Politics of Opposition in the Super-Rentiers

Courtney Freer

in Rentier Islamism: The Influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gulf Monarchies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190861995
eISBN:
9780190862022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861995.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides a critical background on the country cases by examining their brief political histories as independent states. It also gives critical information about the legal frameworks of ... More


The Securitization of Oil and its Ramifications in the Gulf Cooperation Council States

Jill Crystal

in Environmental Politics in the Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190916688
eISBN:
9780190942984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916688.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines the political construction of a new understanding of how natural resources and security are linked in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. The chapter begins with the role ... More


Iran’s Nuclear Pursuit and the Shifting Regional Order in the Middle East

Il Hyun Cho

in Global Rogues and Regional Orders: The Multidimensional Challenge of North Korea and Iran

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199355471
eISBN:
9780199355495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355471.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter extends the analytical framework of the book to the Middle East. It explores how the different regional role considerations and regional visions of Middle Eastern countries shaped their ... More


The Middle Eastern Regional Order

Volker Perthes and Hanns W. Maull

in The Rise and Decline of the Post-Cold War International Order

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828945
eISBN:
9780191867422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828945.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Middle East has long been dominated by conflict interactions, both among Arab states and with the non-Arab regional powers Israel and Iran. Yet despite much violence and wars the old order in the ... More


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