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Arab Society by Nicholas S. Hopkins
Book DescriptionThis all-new edition of the classic Arab Society: Social Science Perspectives, containing thirty new articles by leading scholars, examines Arab society in the 1990s. Articles by scholars from many countries explore such subjects as Arab unity and identity; demographic processes; the roles of men, women, and family; rural social change; political developments; and religious change. For students, scholars, and general readers alike, Arab Society offers up-to-date analysis and discussion of the social, political, and economic transformations that face the region today.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789774244049
(230mm x 145mm x 36mm)
Imprint: The American University in Cairo Press
Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
Publish Date: 31-Mar-1997
Country of Publication: Egypt
Books By Author Nicholas S. Hopkins
Political and Social Protest in Egypt, Paperback (July 2009)
"Cairo Papers in Social Science" first appeared in 1977, the year that witnessed the famous bread riots in Egypt. This issue includes a collection of papers delivered at Cairo Papers 30th Anniversary Symposium that deal with the different protest groups that have been active in Egypt over the decades.
Ghost Riders of Upper Egypt, Paperback (June 2009)
Offers a classic anthropological case study from the 1930s. This book lays out the construction of the world shared by the rural people, with its saints and pilgrims, snake-charmers and wandering holy men, all under the overarching power of God.
People and Pollution, Hardback (August 2001)
This study looks at how Egyptians in particular understand environmental problems and what their roles are in the solutions. The focus of Egyptian concerns lies not in the Western global perpective. but immediate environmetal degradation, including sewage, garbage, and noise pollution.
Directions of Change in Rural Egypt, Paperback (August 2001)» View all books by Nicholas S. Hopkins
This volume, based on field-work by distinguished specialists, includes information on the changing economic situation in the countryside, particularly after the "Owners and Tennants" law of 1992. It examines the changes in comsumption patterns and health, and various rural social processes.
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Author Biography - Nicholas S. Hopkins
NICHOLAS S. HOPKINS is emeritus professor of anthropology and former Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the American University in Cairo. He has published extensively on social change in Egypt.
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