The Palestinian-Transjordanian Rift: Economic Might and Political Power in Jordan

@inproceedings{Reiter2004ThePR,
  title={The Palestinian-Transjordanian Rift: Economic Might and Political Power in Jordan},
  author={Yitzhak Reiter},
  year={2004}
}
The political developments in Jordan since the events of 1970-71 shaped the Palestinian community and Transjordanian society (mostly tribal) into two conflicting ethnic groups. The Jordanian Palestinians are a political minority, while simultaneously constituting a slim demographic majority yielding economic strength through dominance in the private economic sector, a matter that is a source of heightened inter-communal tensions. Analyzing data on the 500 largest economic concerns in Jordan and… CONTINUE READING