World Cup 2022 and Qatar’s construction projects: Relational power in networks and relational responsibilities to migrant workers

  title={World Cup 2022 and Qatar’s construction projects: Relational power in networks and relational responsibilities to migrant workers},
  author={Peter Millward},
  journal={Current Sociology},
  pages={756 - 776}
  • P. Millward
  • Published 1 September 2017
  • Sociology
  • Current Sociology
This article explores the relational power and responsibilities to migrant workers on physical infrastructure projects in Qatar connected to the sovereign state hosting the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup 2022. Currently, these construction workers operate under the Kafala system, which is upheld in Qatar. However, large numbers of Qatar’s visiting migrant construction workers were recorded as injured or killed through incidents that were related to their work… 

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