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Immigrant Labour in Kuwait

Immigrant Labour in Kuwait

1st Edition

Abdulrasool Al-Moosa, Keith Mclachlan
December 20, 2018

Kuwait has among the highest levels of personal incomes in the Middle East and the best oil reserves to production ratios of all the exporting states. Its good material fortune is offset by its political precariousness engendered by Kuwaiti nationals forming a minority and a heavy dependency on...

A New Look at Kuwait

A New Look at Kuwait

1st Edition

Zahra Freeth
December 20, 2018

This book, first published in 1972, describes a Kuwait normally hidden to the eyes of visitors. The author draws upon a vast experience of the country, from both before and after the discovery of oil, and analyses the changes to the physical appearance of the city as well as the changes to the...

Kuwait: Prospect and Reality

Kuwait: Prospect and Reality

1st Edition

H.V.F. Winstone, Zahra Freeth
December 20, 2018

For many the story of this small Arabian state begins and ends with the wealth that has accrued from its vast oil deposits. But the real fascination of Kuwait lies in its geological and archaeological history; in its long struggle for survival among powerful neighbours; in its ambitious plans for...

The Oil Economy of Kuwait

The Oil Economy of Kuwait

1st Edition

Y.S.F. Al-Sabah
December 20, 2018

The economy of Kuwait is almost wholly dependent on oil. Such dependence on a depletable resource invariably stores up problems for the future, and in the case of Kuwait, these problems are aggravated by the unusually large proportion of skilled immigrant labour in the country. Dr Al-Sabah’s...

Kuwait City Parks: A Critical Review of their Design, Facilities, Programs and Management

Kuwait City Parks: A Critical Review of their Design, Facilities, Programs and Management

1st Edition

Subhi Abdullah Al-Mutawa
December 20, 2018

The purpose of this study, first published in 1985, was to investigate the management practices of the Kuwait City Park System and the relationship of these practices to user satisfaction. The decision making process affecting the parks had been fragmented between three agencies, and this created...

The Manpower Problem in Kuwait

The Manpower Problem in Kuwait

1st Edition

Shamlan Y. Alessa
December 20, 2018

The period since the Second World War saw a spectacular transformation of the Kuwaiti economy, making it one of the world’s major oil states with one of the highest per capita incomes. This rapid transformation, however, has brought with it attendant problems. This book, first published in 1981,...

Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

1st Edition

Various
August 15, 2017

This set collects together a range of books that together examine a broad spectrum of issues relating to Kuwait. Two titles examine the key question of Kuwait’s reliance on immigrant labour; another analyses the growth and stability of the oil-dependent economy; other titles focus on aspects of...

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