Meine Merkliste Geteilte Merkliste

The Gulf Cooperation Council States (GCC)

The GCC organization was established in 1981 and includes the following states: Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and the UAE (United Arab Emirates).

Erscheinungsdatum:

Modern International Labor Migration Patterns

While much of modern international migration is brought about by political factors due to both civil and international wars, the vast extent of international migration following World War II is…

Onn Winckler

/ 3 Minuten zu lesen

The Arabian Gulf prior to the “oil era”

Historically, the Arabian Gulf region was comprised of city-states, called "Shaykhdoms", each ruled by a dominant family. The current Gulf oil-states are an expansion of these city-states with the…

Onn Winckler

/ 3 Minuten zu lesen

Stages in GCC labor immigration patterns and policies

The unprecedented scale of development projects in the Gulf oil states following the October 1973 “oil boom” led to an extremely rapid increase in the demand for labor, both skilled and unskilled,…

Onn Winckler

/ 2 Minuten zu lesen

Changing nationality composition of the GCC foreign labor

During the first stage of the development process in the Gulf oil countries, namely, from the late 1940s until the early 1980s, the vast majority of the foreign labor came from the other Arab…

Onn Winckler

/ 4 Minuten zu lesen

The gender composition of the GCC foreign population

The switch from Arab to Asian foreign workers has had an immense impact on the gender distribution of the GCC foreign population mainly due to the fact that the Asian workers tend to come alone to the…

Onn Winckler

/ 1 Minute zu lesen

The "Arab Spring" and the GCC labor markets

The onset of the “Arab Spring” and its spread to the Gulf in early 2011, mainly to Bahrain and Oman, led the GCC authorities practically, although not officially, to withdraw from their previous…

Onn Winckler

/ 1 Minute zu lesen

Discussion and Conclusions

The development of human capital was and remains the most important official socioeconomic target of the GCC authorities.

Onn Winckler

/ 6 Minuten zu lesen

Bibliography

Here you can find official publications, publications of the United Nations (UN) and others, books, articles, reports and the sources for figures 1-4 of the country profile "The Gulf Cooperation…

/ 10 Minuten zu lesen

Other Articles