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Renegotiating the Ruling Bargain: Selling Fiscal Reform in the GCC
( Middle East Institution , 2016 , Article)
Built upon depletable reservoirs of oil and natural gas, the petro-states of the Arab Gulf have, since their beginning, always had one eye fixated on the end: the exhaustion of their life-giving natural resources, and ...
Migration Policies across the GCC: Challenges in Reforming the Kafala
( Gulf Research Center Cambridge , 2018 , Book chapter)
Much of the debate over immigration policy in the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, and Qatar) revolves around the kafala, or sponsorship system. In ...
A Century of Saudi-Qatari Food Insecurity: Paradigmatic Shifts in the Geopolitics, Economics and Sustainability of Gulf States Animal Agriculture
( Geo Publishing , 2017 , Article)
In their quest for food security, the drylands of the Gulf Cooperation Council states have experienced more radical transformation over the past half century than over the previous millennium. This paper explores modern ...
Working and living conditions of migrant workers in the GCC
( Taylor and Francis , 2016 , Book chapter)
Since Qatar was awarded the hosting of the 2022 World Cup, a great deal of media attention has focused on the conditions of the foreign workers responsible for creating and maintaining the infrastructure of the modern Gulf ...