Amman: Gulf Capital, Identity, and Contemporary Megaprojects - download pdf or read online

By Majd Musa

ISBN-10: 1138679070

ISBN-13: 9781138679078

Gulf capital flows to Amman, Jordan, within the early twenty-first century and the funding of this capital in large-scale city advancements have considerably reworked the city’s outfitted setting. consequently, to appreciate city transformation in Amman in this interval it is very important examine it opposed to the backdrop of Gulf capital and its integration into Jordan’s financial system and the combination of either the country’s financial system and Gulf capital into the worldwide capitalist economic climate.


This publication analyzes 3 instances of megaprojects deliberate for town within the early twenty-first century: the hot Downtown (Abdali), Jordan Gate, and Sanaya Amman. Drawing upon theories on city improvement and capitalism, id, and discourse, and concrete improvement tactics and circumstances in different towns, the booklet investigates how modern megaprojects in Amman healthy into the capitalist economic system and its modes of creation, how capital flows build a latest photo of the town, and the way the recent picture and megaprojects characterize the town citizens as glossy and create Amman as an international urban.


This booklet offers a brand new method of the examine of the city equipped surroundings in Amman, delivering a worthwhile interdisciplinary contribution to the scholarly paintings on globalizing towns, specially within the center East.

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Gulf capital flows to Amman, Jordan, within the early twenty-first century and the funding of this capital in large-scale city advancements have considerably reworked the city’s equipped setting. as a result, to appreciate city transformation in Amman in this interval you will need to examine it opposed to the backdrop of Gulf capital and its integration into Jordan’s economic climate and the combination of either the country’s economic system and Gulf capital into the worldwide capitalist financial system.

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