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Author Ismail, Salwa.

Title Political life in Cairo's new quarters [electronic resource] : encountering the everyday state / Salwa Ismail.

Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2006.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xlvi, 230 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-207) and index.
Contents Introduction : space, politics, and the everyday state in Cairo -- reconfiguring Cairo : new popular quarters between the local and the global -- Internal governance : forms and practices of government in everyday life -- Neoliberalism and the relocation of welfare -- Youth, gender, and the state in Cairo : marginalized masculinities and contested spaces -- The politics of security : an economy of violence and control -- Postscript : collective action and the everyday state -- Appendix A : the "field" and "home" : the politics of location -- Appendix B : thematic outline of interview frames.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Political participation -- Egypt -- Cairo.
Islam and politics -- Egypt -- Cairo.
City planning -- Political aspects -- Egypt -- Cairo.
Cairo (Egypt) -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0816649111 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780816649112 (hardcover : alk. paper)
081664912X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780816649129 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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