Mubarak's Egypt: Fragmentation Of The Political Order

Mubarak's Egypt: Fragmentation Of The Political Order

by Robert Springborg

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The starting point for the investigation outlined in this text is the relationship between political authority and economic change in Egypt and will be the presidency and the highest level of the political elite. The bulk of the field research on which this book is based was conducted in Egypt in 1986.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780429722110
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/10/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Robert Springborg is Professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School. Until August, 2008 he held the MBI Al Jaber Chair in Middle East Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, where he also served as Director of the London Middle East Institute. Professor Springborg's publications include Legislative Politics in the Arab World (1999), Mubarak's Egypt: Fragmentation of the Political Order (1989) and Family Power and Politics in Egypt (1982).

Table of Contents

A Note on Transliteration -- Egypt Confronts the New Orthodoxy of Development -- Mubark, the Political Elite, and the Changing Political Economy -- The Bourgeoisie and the State -- The Military -- The System of Political Control -- Secular and Islamicist Opposition -- Economic Assistance and the Limits of Policy Leverage -- Conclusion

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