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Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

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Bringing together a distinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars, this volume explores what happens when new forms of privatization meet collectivist pasts, public space is sold off to satisfy investor needs and tourist gazes, and the state plans for Egypt's future in desert cities while stigmatizing and neglecting Cairo's popular neighborhoods. These dynamics produce ...more
Paperback, 542 pages
Published October 15th 2009 by American University in Cairo Press (first published June 30th 2006)
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