Global City, tribal Citizenship: Dubai's paradox

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Lavergne , Marc;
(2007)
  • Publisher: Saqi Books
  • Subject: business | housing | Citizenship | ruler | [SHS.GEO] Humanities and Social Sciences/Geography | Dubai | settlement | [ SHS.GEO ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Geography

This paper deals with the contrast between the beduin tribal origins of the rulers of this wealthy and dynamic Emirate and the globalized economy and society which makes for the majority of its dwellers. It raises the question of the sustainability of the model, faced w... View more
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