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Bridging the Gulf: Global Horizons, Mobility and Local Identity among Muslims in Mumbai

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Abstract

People always think of their city, their neighbourhood or their locality as a place in the world. They have more or less elaborate notions of a larger ‘global horizon’ that enframe what they do and say, and how they make sense of their own lives. Such horizons are formed and produced by a range of knowledge, fragments of narratives, images, icons — some of them authorized by governments and educational systems, others transmitted through personal narratives, and yet others flowing through films, television and other media.

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Saudi Arabia Middle East Migrant Labour Arab World Muslim Community 
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