The Contested Energy Future of Amman, Jordan: Between Promises of Alternative Energies and a Nuclear Venture

  title={The Contested Energy Future of Amman, Jordan: Between Promises of Alternative Energies and a Nuclear Venture},
  author={{\'E}ric Verdeil},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  pages={1520 - 1536}
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