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Global gentrificationsUneven development and displacement$
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Loretta Lees, Hyun Bang Shin, and Ernesto López-Morales

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781447313472

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.001.0001

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Capital, state and conflict

Capital, state and conflict

the various drivers of diverse gentrification processes in Beirut, Lebanon

Chapter:
(p.285) Fifteen Capital, state and conflict
Source:
Global gentrifications
Author(s):

Marieke Krijnen

Christiaan De Beukelaer

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.003.0015

This chapter shows how much processes of gentrification diverge in a single city – Beirut. Different networks of capital formation and visions of the urban future reflect Lebanon’s history of conflict. They are also shown in the various ways in which neighbourhoods and social groups are linked to regional and global circuits of capital.

Keywords:   Beirut, Lebanon, networks of capital, state, conflict, neighbourhoods

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