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Arab Human Development in the Twenty-first CenturyThe Primacy of Empowerment

Arab Human Development in the Twenty-first Century: The Primacy of Empowerment

Bahgat Korany (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166587
eISBN:
9781617975912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166587.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In addition to its emphasis on the primacy of change and dynamics rather than static snapshots, this book looks critically at development studies and policies. Originally prepared as the ... More

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

Copts at the CrossroadsThe Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Mariz Tadros

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165917
eISBN:
9781617975479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165917.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In the light of the escalation of sectarian tensions during and after Mubarak’s reign, the predicament of the Arab world’s largest religious minority, the Copts, has come to the forefront. This book ... More

Dividing the NileEgypt's Economic Nationalists in the Sudan 1918-56

Dividing the Nile: Egypt's Economic Nationalists in the Sudan 1918-56

David E. Mills

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166389
eISBN:
9781617975882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166389.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Dividing the Nile offers a new perspective on Anglo-Egyptian rule in the Sudan. Most scholarship has attributed Sudanese independence in 1956 to British dominance of the Condominium, historical ... 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

Egypt's Political EconomyPower Relations in Development

Egypt's Political Economy: Power Relations in Development

Nadia Ramsis Farah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162176
eISBN:
9781617970337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162176.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This new study deals with the unfolding of the great political and economic transformations of the modern Egyptian state from the appointment of Muhammad Ali as governor of Egypt in 1805 to the era ... More

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