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By Nicholas S. Hopkins,Kirsten Westergaard

ISBN-10: 9774246632

ISBN-13: 9789774246630

This quantity in keeping with fresh fieldwork via exclusive experts comprises details at the altering monetary scenario within the geographical region, quite after the ‘owners and tenants’ legislations of 1992. besides the results of structural adjustment on agriculture, advertising, and rural existence, a number of chapters tackle the declining development of rural Egyptians to to migrate. different chapters learn alterations in intake styles and future health, a number of rural social techniques and the ‘new lands’ being reclaimed in Egypt’s desolate tract parts, representations of the agricultural inhabitants within the media and in information, and their very own altering self-image.
What emerges is an image of a rural Egypt that's energetic, dramatically evolving, and treading a fragile line among growth and impoverishment. even supposing not anything is normal of rural Egypt, those papers offer a revealing account of the struggles and rewards that represent the Egyptian geographical region today.
Contributors: Mohamed Hassan Abdel Aal, Lila Abu-Lughod, Soraya Altorki, Kamran Asdar Ali, Kirsten Haugaard Bach, Ray Bush, Donald Cole, Nicholas Hopkins, François Ireton, Sohair Mehanna, Günter Meyer, Timothy Mitchell, Mohamed M. Mohieddin, Detlef Müller-Mahn, Hans-Christian Korsholm Nielsen, Malak Rouchdy, Reem Saad, Hania Sholkamy, James Toth, Kirsten Westergaard, Peter Winch, Ahmed Zayed.

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