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By Nicholas S. Hopkins,Kirsten Westergaard

This quantity according to contemporary fieldwork through special experts contains details at the altering monetary state of affairs within the geographical region, relatively after the ‘owners and tenants’ legislations of 1992. in addition to the consequences of structural adjustment on agriculture, advertising, and rural lifestyles, a number of chapters deal with the declining development of rural Egyptians to to migrate. different chapters learn alterations in intake styles and health and wellbeing, a number of rural social techniques and the ‘new lands’ being reclaimed in Egypt’s wilderness components, representations of the agricultural inhabitants within the media and in facts, 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 if not anything is regular of rural Egypt, those papers offer a revealing account of the struggles and rewards that represent the Egyptian nation-state 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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