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The internationalisation of Gulf capital and Palestinian class formation

Hanieh, Adam (2011) 'The internationalisation of Gulf capital and Palestinian class formation.' Capital and Class, 35 (1). pp. 81-106.

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Abstract

The internationalisation of Gulf capital throughout the economies of the Middle East has been a striking feature of regional capitalist development over the last two decades. This article traces the nature of Palestinian class formation in light of this trend (drawing empirically on 2006-2007 data), arguing that a full understanding of capitalism in the West Bank and Gaza Strip needs to integrate the internationalisation of Gulf capital with the exigencies of Israel’s occupation. The theoretical and political implications of this are discussed in light of the projection of both US and Israeli power in the Middle East.

Item Type: Articles
SOAS Departments & Centres: Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > Department of Development Studies
ISSN: 20410980
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): 10.1177/0309816810392006
Depositing User: Adam Hanieh
Date Deposited: 05 May 2011 15:10
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/11743

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