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Ray Bush - Marginality and Exclusion in Egypt - 9781780320847 - V9781780320847
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Marginality and Exclusion in Egypt

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Description for Marginality and Exclusion in Egypt Paperback. The book provides a revealing analysis of key areas of Egyptian political economy, such as labour, urbanization and the creation of slums, disability, refugees, street children, and agrarian livelihoods, reaching the impactful conclusion that marginalization does not mean total exclusion. Editor(s): Bush, Ray; Ayeb, Habib. Num Pages: 256 pages, black & white tables. BIC Classification: 1FB; 1HBE; JFFJ; JFSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 217 x 140 x 14. Weight in Grams: 338.
What does it mean to be marginalized? Is it a passive condition that the disadvantaged simply have to endure? Or is it a manufactured label, reproduced and by its nature transitory? In the wake of the new uprising in Egypt, this insightful collection explores issues of power, politics and inequality in Egypt and the Middle East. It argues that the notion of marginality tends to mask the true power relations that perpetuate poverty and exclusion. It is these dynamic processes of political and economic transformation that need explanation. The book provides a revealing analysis of key areas of ... Read more

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About Ray Bush
Ray Bush is Professor of African Studies and Development Politics at the University of Leeds, UK. Habib Ayeb is a researcher at the Social Research Center at the American University in Cairo. He has worked in the Ministry of Agriculture in Tunisia, the University of Paris 8-St Denis, CEDEJ (Centre d’Etudes et de Documentation Juridiques et Sociales), IRD (Institute ... Read more

Reviews for Marginality and Exclusion in Egypt
This fascinating collection captures the rhythms of real life for the majority of Egyptians. Along with analytical heft, it features portraits of everyday abjection, struggle and adaptation that ring searingly true. Required reading for serious students of Egypt.
Chris Toensing, Middle East Research and Information Project
The contributors to this book effectively challenge the category of marginality as ... Read more

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