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Dubaï ou la métropolisation incomplète d'un pôle en relais de l'économie monde

  • Marc Lavergne


    (CEDEJ - Centre d'études et de documentation économiques, juridiques et sociales - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - MIN AFF ETRANG)

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    Dubai is a medium ranking city (600 000 inhab.) where temporary migrants account for 90 % of the population ; nor political capital, nor intellectual center, it still enjoy a commercial appeal that extends on the whole planet. This city, till recently a modest locality set between desert and Persian Gulf, has since 20 years experienced a very speedy growth, which makes it sometimes be termed as the archetypeof the new metropolises of the globalized economy.

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    Date of creation: 2002
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    Publication status: Published in Cahiers de la Méditerranée, Centre de la Méditerranée Moderne et Contemporaine (CMMC) - Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, 2002, 64, pp.257-296
    Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:halshs-00375155
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