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Finding a Place to Sit

How Qatari Women Combine Cultural and Kinship Capital in the Home Majlis

Rehenuma Asmi

and above are housewives. Another 31 per cent are actively employed, plus another 2.5 per cent who are looking for employment (see Table 3 ). Qatari women, similar to women in most Gulf countries, are still overwhelmingly employed in the public sector

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Diplomat, Landlord, Con-artist, Thief

Housing Brokers and the Mediation of Risk in Migrant Moscow

Madeleine Reeves

commodity. A newly arrived migrant worker is required to accumulate a package of documents including, at the time of my research, residence registrations, proof of absence of HIV and TB, a work permit or patent (a permit for self-employment) and, more

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Alla Bolotova, Anastasia Karaseva, and Valeria Vasilyeva

be one of the main employment spheres for young people; in addition, youth also find employment in the public sector, in the service sector, and in trade. Furthermore, Kirovsk is located in the foothills of the Khibiny Mountains, which makes the city

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Christopher Hill, Anna Bara, David Dettmann, Joseph Livesey, and Falk Huettmann

applies, particularly as regards entry, duration of stay, and employment. In illustrating the author’s conclusions, the chapter relies on a mix of much earlier research publications and legislation, and more emphasis could have been placed on the fact that

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Abin Chakraborty

day. ( Foster 1921, 246–247 ) Significantly, such employment of the categorical marvelous soon molds into what Nayar defines as the iconoclastic moral marvelous that primarily focuses on “indolence, waste and immoderation” ( Nayar 2008, 27 ) and sets

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The Socio-Demographic Situation in the Republic of Tuva

Conditions of Social Transformation, 1990s–early 2000s

Zoya Dorzhu

Translator : Jenanne Ferguson

: an attempt to smooth out aggravated social problems. In particular, the emergence of unemployment resulted in the creation of a special legal framework to mitigate its consequences. In 1991, the law “On employment in the Russian Federation” (Article

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Family on the Edge

Neblagopoluchnaia Family and the State in Yakutsk and Magadan, Russian Federation

Lena Sidorova and Elena Khlinovskaya Rockhill

between classes. It was thought that decisions and possibilities of moving upward to decent life depended on an individual, rather than on his or her economic, class, or other conditions. With free education, guaranteed income, and mandatory employment

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“Save the Men!”

Demographic Decline and the Public Response in the Late Soviet Period

Tricia Starks

dangerous on their face, but the high accident numbers hit when men were just entering and learning these occupations and therefore more likely to make a deadly mistake. While men were endangered by their employment, Zharko argues that forcing men to change

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Of dispossessions and reclamations

Anthropology in the time of crisis

Elisabeth Schober

, nearly wholesale neoliberalization of universities, a younger generation of anthropologists today sees its opportunities for gainful employment within academic institutions crumble, with those few who do find jobs frequently hired under conditions that

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“Close to the skin”

Conceptualizing the intimate functioning of the US–Mexico border

Miranda Dahlin

can only be obtained if the applicant has already had a long, documented history with the Mexican state—proved by paper copies of things like leases, electricity bills, employment contracts, and pay stubs. Obtaining a border-crossing visa is thus one