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Edited By Rabab El Mahdi And Philip Marfleet - Egypt - 9781848130203 - V9781848130203
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Description for Egypt Hardcover. Examines contemporary issues in Egypt. This book presents a series of analyses of politics, culture and society, including many by Egyptian academics and activists. It also addresses the turmoil created by imposition of neo-liberal economic policies, and the fragile nature of an authoritarian regime. Editor(s): Mahdi, Rabab El; Marfleet, Philip. Num Pages: 200 pages. BIC Classification: 1HBE; 3JJ; 3JM; HBJH; HBLW; HBLX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 137 x 16. Weight in Grams: 368.
Egypt is at the axis of the Arab world. With the largest population, the largest industrial economy and the longest tradition of modern political activity it has profound influence across the region. But there have been few attempts to understand contemporary Egyptian society, in particular growing internal pressures for change and their implications for the Middle East and the wider world. This book is the first for over 20 years to offer and accessible examination of contemporary issues in Egypt. It offers the reader analyses of its politics, culture and society, including contributions by several Egyptian academics and activists. ... Read more

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About Edited By Rabab El Mahdi And Philip Marfleet
Philip Marfleet is Reader in Social Sciences at the University of East London. He has published widely in the fields of globalisation and migration, Middle East Studies, religious activism and cultures of exile. He has worked in as a journalist in the Middle East and North Africa, for international human rights organisations, and in universities in Britain and the Middle ... Read more

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'Combines passion, scholarship and vision - a focused snapshot of this troubled moment in Egypt’s history with a competent resumé of how we got here. Its passion, clarity of thought and its vision should be an important contribution to the change we Egyptians know we have to make happen.' Ahdaf Soueif 'Egypt is often referred to in the Western ... Read more

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