Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
From Resilience to RevolutionHow Foreign Interventions Destabilize the Middle East$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Sean Yom

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780231175647

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231175647.001.0001

Show Summary Details

Recurrent Tensions and Tenuous Survival under Hashemite Rule

Recurrent Tensions and Tenuous Survival under Hashemite Rule

Chapter:
(p.181) 8 Recurrent Tensions and Tenuous Survival under Hashemite Rule
Source:
From Resilience to Revolution
Author(s):

Sean L. Yom

Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231175647.003.0008

This chapter traces how Jordan continued along its pathway of geopolitical subsidization and tenuous survival. Extending the postconflict dynamics first seen after 1957, the ruling autocracy continually reconfigured the budding Jordanian state by mobilizing an ethnocratic coalition with the dual purpose of protecting Transjordanian supporters and suppressing Palestinian interests. The 1964 entry of the PLO and the 1967 Arab-Israeli War accelerated this process while also creating more Palestinian opposition to the regime. Since then, a costly pattern of tenuous survival has taken hold, one subsidized by international (and usually American) support.

Keywords:   Hashemite, Palestinian, Transjordanian, Black September, Crisis, riots

Columbia Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .