The Resource The autumn of dictatorship : fiscal crisis and political change in Egypt under Mubarak, (electronic resource)

The autumn of dictatorship : fiscal crisis and political change in Egypt under Mubarak, (electronic resource)

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The autumn of dictatorship : fiscal crisis and political change in Egypt under Mubarak
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The autumn of dictatorship
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fiscal crisis and political change in Egypt under Mubarak
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eng
Summary
The Egyptian protests in early 2011 took many by surprise. In the days immediately following, commentators wondered openly over the changing situation across the Middle East. But protest is nothing new to Egypt, and labor activism and political activism, most notably the Kifaya (Enough) movement, have increased dramatically over recent years. In hindsight, it is the durability of the Mubarak regime, not its sudden loss of legitimacy that should be more surprising. Though many have turned to social media for explanation of the events, in this book, Samer Soliman follows the age-old adage-follow the money. Over the last thirty years, the Egyptian state has increasingly given its citizens less money and fewer social benefits while simultaneously demanding more taxes and resources. This has lead to a weakened state-deteriorating public services, low levels of law enforcement, poor opportunities for employment and economic development-while simultaneously inflated the security machine that sustains the authoritarian regime. Studying the regime from the point of view of its deeds rather than its discourse, this book tackles the relationship between fiscal crisis and political change in Egypt. Ultimately, the Egyptian case is not one of the success of a regime, but the failure of a state. The regime lasted for 30 years because it was able to sustain and reproduce itself, but left an increasingly weakened state, unable to facilitate capitalist development in the country. The resulting financial crisis profoundly changed the socio-economic landscape of the country, and now is paving the way for political change and the emergence of new social forces
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Midwest
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1968-
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Sulaymān, Samīr
Dewey number
336.62
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Daniel, Peter
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Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and Cultures
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  • Finance, Public
  • Electronic books
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
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adult
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The autumn of dictatorship : fiscal crisis and political change in Egypt under Mubarak, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891138
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rdacontent
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MWT11891138
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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rdamedia
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MWT11891138
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remote
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11891138
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The autumn of dictatorship : fiscal crisis and political change in Egypt under Mubarak, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891138
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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MWT11891138
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891138
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891138
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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