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Businessmen, clientelism, and authoritarianism in Egypt

Author: Safinaz El Tarouty
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"After the ousting of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in February 2011, there was much debate about the reasons for the former regime's longevity and its collapse. Here, Safinaz El Tarouty provides an original contribution to the study of authoritarianism in Egypt by focusing on the role of businessmen in authoritarian survival. As the regime intensified neo-liberal economic reforms that led to social  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2015010843
(OCoLC)909320496
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Safinaz El Tarouty
ISBN: 9781137493385 1137493380 9781349555352 1349555355
OCLC Number: 922951322
Description: 1 online resource (x, 208 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
1. The Uprising, Authoritarianism and Political Transformation --
2. Egyptian Businessmen in a Historical Perspective --
3. Parliamentary Businessmen --
4. The Social Networks of the Mubarak Family and the Businessmen --
5. Businessmen in the Opposition --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Safinaz El Tarouty.

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