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Economic and political trends in Egypt

Roger Matthews

Economic and political trends in Egypt

by Roger Matthews

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Published by Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C. (1761 N St., NW, Washington 20036) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Egypt -- Economic conditions -- 1952-,
    • Egypt -- Politics and government -- 1981-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRoger Matthews.
      SeriesExecutive report ;, no. 5, Executive report (Middle East Institute (Washington, D.C.)) ;, 5.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC830 .M38 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 15 leaves ;
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2609919M
      LC Control Number85172049

      Egypt on the ancient Hebrews, Mesopotamians, and Syrians, and on classical Greece and Rome. It appears often in both the Bible and the Quran. Egypt has been a leading player in the history of Islam, at times as its political leader, usually as a trading entrepot, and almost always as a religious and cultural center. Modern Egypt is the most. despite having much more political stability in comparison to Egypt (Gad, ). This document highlights the economic predicaments and policy shortcomings initiated since 25 January that have contributed to the ongoing deterioration of the Egyptian economy.

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Heyworth-Dunne, James. Religious and political trends in modern Egypt. Washington, (OCoLC) Book Description: This new study deals with the unfolding of the great political and economic transformations of the modern Egyptian state from the appointment of Muhammad Ali as governor of Egypt in to the era of President Mubarak, with a special focus on the period –, which witnessed a rigorous implementation of structural adjustment policies, the acceleration of economic.

      Political ideologies have two dimensions: (1) goals: how society should be organized; and (2) methods: the most appropriate way to achieve this goal. An ideology is a collection of ideas. Typically, each ideology contains certain ideas on what it considers to be the best form of government (e.g. autocracy or democracy) and the best economic. Because Egypt's economic crisis has political roots, international donors cannot save the country by themselves. But they can use the IMF negotiations to help Cairo recognize that a turnaround will require not just economic reform, but more inclusive government and political reconciliation.


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