Download PDF by Majd Musa: Amman: Gulf Capital, Identity, and Contemporary Megaprojects

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 remodeled the city’s outfitted atmosphere. accordingly, to appreciate city transformation in Amman in this interval it is very important research it opposed to the backdrop of Gulf capital and its integration into Jordan’s financial system and the combination of either the country’s economic climate and Gulf capital into the worldwide capitalist financial system.


This e-book analyzes 3 instances of megaprojects deliberate for the 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 techniques and instances in different towns, the booklet investigates how modern megaprojects in Amman healthy into the capitalist economic climate and its modes of construction, how capital flows build a contemporary snapshot of the town, and the way the recent photograph and megaprojects symbolize town citizens as sleek and create Amman as an international urban.


This booklet provides a brand new method of the learn of the city outfitted atmosphere in Amman, offering a helpful interdisciplinary contribution to the scholarly paintings on globalizing towns, specially within the heart 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 surroundings. as a result, to appreciate city transformation in Amman in this interval it is very important learn it opposed to the backdrop of Gulf capital and its integration into Jordan’s financial system and the combination of either the country’s economic climate and Gulf capital into the worldwide capitalist economic climate.

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