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Author LinkAli, Syed(Syed Faiz)
Title LinkDubai : gilded cage / Syed Ali.
Imprint New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2010.
Description xv, 240 p. :  map ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: The roots of Dubai -- Becoming a global brand -- Iron chains -- Living in ’fly-by’ Dubai -- Guests in their own homes -- Strangers in their own land -- This is the future?
Summary In the last 20 years, Dubai has transformed itself from an obscure Gulf emirate into a global centre for business, tourism and luxury living. This book analyses how - and at what cost - Dubai has achieved such success.
Subject LinkDubayy (United Arab Emirates : Emirate) -- History.
LinkDubayy (United Arab Emirates : Emirate) -- Economic conditions.
LinkDubayy (United Arab Emirates : Emirate) -- Politics and government.
LinkForeign workers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United Arab Emirates -- Dubayy (Emirate)
LinkUnited Arab Emirates -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects.
Subject LinkEconomic history.
LinkEmigration and immigration -- Economic aspects.
LinkForeign workers -- Legal status, laws, etc.
LinkPolitical science.
LinkUnited Arab Emirates.
LinkUnited Arab Emirates -- Dubayy (Emirate)

System Number 000680568
ISBN Link9780300152173 (pbk : alk. paper)
Link0300152175 (pbk : alk. paper)

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