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People and pollution : cultural constructions and social action in Egypt

Author: Nicholas S Hopkins; Sohair Mehanna; Salah el- Haggar
Publisher: Cairo : American University in Cairo Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 perspective. but immediate environmetal degradation, including sewage, garbage, and noise pollution.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas S Hopkins; Sohair Mehanna; Salah el- Haggar
ISBN: 9774246632 9789774246630 9774245725 9789774245725
OCLC Number: 48406951
Notes: "Dar-el-Kutub no. 4677/01"--Title page verso.
Description: xxiii, 192 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / H. E. Nadia Makram Ebeid --
Map 1. Greater Cairo and the lower Delta --
Map 2. Kafr al-Elow --
Map 3. Dar al-Salam --
Map 4. Sayyida Zeinab --
Map 5. Abkhas --
1. Environmental Change and Social Response in Egypt --
2. Methodology --
3. Measuring Pollution --
4. Environmental Conditions in the Research Localities --
5. Cultural Construction of the Environment and Pollution --
6. Health --
7. The Politics of Environmental Action --
8. Sustainability and a Cultural Model of the Environment in Egypt --
God Bless the Chimneys / Shahira Elmusa.
Responsibility: Nicholas S. Hopkins, Sohair R. Mehanna, Salah el-Haggar.
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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 perspective. but immediate environmetal degradation, including sewage, garbage, and noise pollution.

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