Ennis, C.A. (August 2024). Millennial Dreams in Oil Economies: job seeking and the global political economy of labour in Oman, Cambridge University Press

Ennis, C A. & N. Blarel (eds) (2022). The South Asia to Gulf Migration Governance Complex (Bristol University Press)


“This is an important collection of studies by experts on the largest migration network in the Global South. Essential reading for anyone interested in contemporary migration between the Gulf and South Asia and its governance.” - Omar AlShehabi, University of British Columbia

“Based on rich empirical insights and innovative theoretical conceptualizations, this book is a quintessential collection of studies to understand the intricacies of inter-regional migration governance and the gendered, informal, multi-level, and contested relationship between policies, processes, and their outcomes.” - Daniel Naujoks, Columbia University

“A timely publication that significantly enhances understanding of multi-layered and overlapping labour migration governance and the ensuing challenges, especially in the context of South to West Asian corridors.” - Ibrahima Amadou Dia, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Peer-reviewed articles & book chapters

Ennis, C A. (2022), “Networking through Kafala: Skilled workers and transnational networks in the governance of health care migration in the Gulf,” in M. Walton-Roberts (ed), Global Migration, Gender and Health Professional Credentials: Transnational Value Transfers and Losses (University of Toronto Press)

N. Blarel & C.A. Ennis (2022). “Mapping and theorising the South Asia to Gulf Migration Governance Complex,” in The South Asia to Gulf Migration Governance Complex (Bristol University Press)

Ennis, C.A. & N. Blarel, (2022). “Contested Governance and Sovereignty in the Kerala-Dubai Migration Corridor,” in The South Asia to Gulf Migration Governance Complex (Bristol University Press)

Ennis, C.A. & S. Al-Saqri (2021). “Oil price collapse and the political economy of the post-2014 economic adjustment in the Sultanate of Oman,” in M. Beck & T. Richter (eds), Oil and the political economy in the Middle East: Post-2014 adjustment policies of the Arab Gulf and beyond (Manchester University Press)

Ennis, C.A. (2020). “Citizenship without Belonging? Contesting Economic Space in Oman,” International Journal of Middle East Studies, 52(4): 759-764.

Ennis, C.A. (2019) “The Gendered Complexities of Promoting Female Entrepreneurship in the Gulf,” New Political Economy 24(3): 365-384

Ennis, C.A. (2018). “Reading Entrepreneurial Power in Small Gulf States: Qatar and the UAE,” International Journal73(4): 573-595

Ennis, C A. & M. Walton-Roberts (2018). “Labour market regulation as global social policy: The case of nursing labour markets in Oman,” Global Social Policy 18(2): 169-188

Ennis, C.A. (2016). “Situating the Gulf States in the Global Economic Redrawing: GCC-BICs Relations,” in S.F. Christensen & L. Xing, Emerging Powers, Emerging Markets, Emerging Societies: Global Responses. Palgrave Macmillan: 132-161

Ennis, C.A. (2015). “Between Trend and Necessity: Top-Down Entrepreneurship Promotion in Oman and Qatar,” The Muslim World, 105(1): 116-138

Ennis, C.A. & R.Z. Al-Jamali (2014). “Elusive Employment: Development Planning and Labour Market Trends in Oman,” Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs

Ennis, C.A. & B. Momani (2013). “Shaping the Middle East in the midst of the Arab Uprisings: Turkish and Saudi foreign policy strategies,” Third World Quarterly, 34(6): 1127-1144

Momani, B. & C.A. Ennis (2012). “Between Caution and Controversy: Lessons from the Gulf Arab States as (Re)Emerging Donors.Cambridge Review of International Affairs. 25(4): 605-627

Ennis, C.A. & P. Doherty (2011). "Repositioning the Gulf: The GCC in the 21st Century Global Political Economy," in M. Legrenzi & B. Momani (eds), Shifting Geo-Economic Power of the Gulf: Oil, Finance and Institutions. Ashgate

Other publications

Ennis, C.A. (Dec 2022): “FIFA 2022 en het landschap van uitbuiting,” Zemzem: Tijdschrift over het Midden-Oosten, Noord-Afrika en Islam.

Ennis, C.A. (26 Oct 2022). “World Cup 2022: Migrant worker abuse shames whole world, not just Qatar,” Middle East Eye

Ennis, C.A. (2019). “Rentier-preneurship: dependence and autonomy in women’s entrepreneurship in the Gulf,” Project on Middle East Political Science, POMEPS Studies 33: 60-66

Ennis, C.A. (2018), “Oman Research Resource Guide,” in Country Research Resource Guide Collection, Association for Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies

Ennis, Crystal A. (July 2017). “Entrepreneurship Promotion and the Sustainable Development Goals,” MUNPlanet

كريستال إنيس و رائد زهير الجمالي (2014), التوظيف العسير تخطيط التنمية واتجاهات سوق العمالة في سلطنة عمان. Chatham House