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Arab Spring in EgyptRevolution and Beyond (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Arab Spring in Egypt: Revolution and Beyond (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Bahgat Korany and Rabab El-Mahdi (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165368
eISBN:
9781617971365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165368.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book tries to answer three questions: 1) A ‘why’ question: the reason we have been surprised by the arrival of the ‘Arab Spring.’ Do we have the right conceptual lenses to understand the region ... More

Bedouins by the LakeEnvironment, Change, and Sustainability in Southern Egypt

Bedouins by the Lake: Environment, Change, and Sustainability in Southern Egypt

Ahmed Belal and John Briggs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161988
eISBN:
9781617970320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161988.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Sustainable development and environmental change have become two of the watchwords of the new century. But what do they mean for ordinary people living in some of the harshest environments in the ... More

Cairo ContestedGovernance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity

Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity

Diane Singerman (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162886
eISBN:
9781617970351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162886.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This cross-disciplinary, ethnographic, contextualized, and empirical book explores the meaning and significance of urban space, and maps the spatial inscription of power on the mega-city of Cairo. ... More

Cairo CosmopolitanPolitics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Diane Singerman and Paul Amar (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the cities of the Arab world, while the media focus overwhelmingly on questions of religiosity and war, the future of urban modernity and political globalism is taking shape. As the Egyptian state ... More

The Changing Middle EastA New Look at Regional Dynamics

The Changing Middle East: A New Look at Regional Dynamics

Bahgat Korany (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163531
eISBN:
9781617970368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163531.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the era of globalization, change is the order of the day, but the conventional view of the Arab Middle East is that of a rigid and even stagnant region. This book counters the static perception ... More

Egypt's Culture WarsPolitics and Practice

Egypt's Culture Wars: Politics and Practice

Samia Mehrez

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163746
eISBN:
9781617970399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163746.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This work presents original research on cultural politics and battles in Egypt at the turn of the twenty-first century. It deconstructs the boundaries between “high” and “low” culture, drawing on ... More

The Egyptian Labor Market Revisited

The Egyptian Labor Market Revisited

Ragui Assaad (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162480
eISBN:
9781617970313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162480.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a follow-up to a 1998 publication by the Economic Research Forum (ERF). Its significance lies in the contributors' reliance on fresh data and solid analytical techniques used to examine ... More

The Foreign Policies of Arab StatesThe Challenge of Globalization

The Foreign Policies of Arab States: The Challenge of Globalization

Bahgat Korany and Ali E. Hillal Dessouki

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163609
eISBN:
9781617970375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163609.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book has become a standard textbook in Middle East studies curricula all over the world. This third edition, with new material reflecting the earth-shaking events at the end of the Cold War and ... More

From Charity to Social ChangeTrends in Arab Philanthropy

From Charity to Social Change: Trends in Arab Philanthropy

Barbara Ibrahim and Dina H. Sherif (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162077
eISBN:
9781617970283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162077.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Persistent societal problems and wealth creation in the Arab region are driving a new generation of actors to commit their resources for the greater public welfare. Widely known as philanthropy, ... More

Gender, Behavior, and HealthSchistosomiasis Transmission and Control in Rural Egypt

Gender, Behavior, and Health: Schistosomiasis Transmission and Control in Rural Egypt

Samiha El Katsha and Susan Watts

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774247286
eISBN:
9781617970245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774247286.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

An estimated 200 million people in the world suffer from schistosomiasis (bilharzia), and according to the World Health Organization it ranks second behind malaria in terms of socioeconomic and ... More

Industrial Policy in the Middle East and North AfricaRethinking the Role of the State

Industrial Policy in the Middle East and North Africa: Rethinking the Role of the State

Ahmed Galal (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160509
eISBN:
9781617970290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160509.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Most governments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region use trade policy to protect certain industries, provide tax incentives to promote a particular type of investment, and make ... More

Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Nathalie Bernard-Maugiron (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This title presents a wide-ranging review of the relationship between the Egyptian judiciary and the government. If justice in the Arab world is often marked by a lack of autonomy of the judiciary ... More

Nubian EncountersThe Story of the Nubian Ethnological Survey 19611964

Nubian Encounters: The Story of the Nubian Ethnological Survey 19611964

Nicholas S. Hopkins and Sohair R. Mehanna (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774164019
eISBN:
9781617970382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164019.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is a retrospective look at a major investigation of the culture of a displaced people. In the 1960s, the construction of the Aswan High Dam occasioned the forced displacement of a large part of ... More

The Pedagogy of EmpowermentCommunity Schools as a Social Movement in Egypt

The Pedagogy of Empowerment: Community Schools as a Social Movement in Egypt

Malak Zaalouk

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160264
eISBN:
9781617970252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160264.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This new study weaves anthropological detail with hard facts and analysis as it takes the reader to visit the community schools of Upper Egypt. It offers a historical understanding of the initiative ... More

Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle EastCase Studies from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey

Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle East: Case Studies from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey

Myriam Ababsa, Baudouin Dupret, and Eric Dennis (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165405
eISBN:
9781617971358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165405.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book aims at describing two major transformations that have been observed in the Middle East during the last thirty years: first, the accelerated changes in public policies toward neighborhoods ... More

Transforming Education In EgyptWestern Influence and Domestic Policy Reform

Transforming Education In Egypt: Western Influence and Domestic Policy Reform

Fatma H. Sayed

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160165
eISBN:
9781617970276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160165.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Basic education — considered essential for building democratic societies and competitive economies — has headed the agendas of development agencies in recent years. During the same period, Egypt ... More

Understanding CairoThe Logic of a City Out of Control

Understanding Cairo: The Logic of a City Out of Control

David Sims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774164040
eISBN:
9781617970405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164040.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Trying to make sense of the urban giant that is Cairo, this book moves beyond superficial generalizations about Cairo as a chaotic metropolis in the developing world into an analysis of the ways the ... More

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