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People and PollutionCultural Constructions and Social Action in Egypt$
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Nicholas S. Hopkins, Sohair R. Mehanna, and Salah el-Haggar

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9789774245725

Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5743/cairo/9789774245725.001.0001

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Sustainability and a Cultural Model of the Environment in Egypt

Sustainability and a Cultural Model of the Environment in Egypt

Chapter:
(p.153) 8 Sustainability and a Cultural Model of the Environment in Egypt
Source:
People and Pollution
Author(s):

Nicholas S. Hopkins

Sohair R. Mehanna

Salah El-Haggar

Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774245725.003.0008

This chapter presents a study that analyzes the attitudes, opinions, and experiences of many people in urban and rural Egypt. This study provides a baseline of information for imagining forms of cooperation that can develop and protect an environmentally sustainable and exemplary Egypt in the twenty-first century. It bears on other issues that are central to current discussions in Egypt. It shows the limited role of NGOs and grassroots actions, the impact on people of development programs and trends, the creative ability of people to organize themselves through cooperation and collective action, the patterns of governance, and the role of the state. In addition, this study throws light on such issues as the place of gender and class distinctions in Egyptian life, and the differences and similarities between urban and rural cultures.

Keywords:   rural Egypt, environmentally sustainable, development programs, governance, Egyptian life

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