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Author Chowdhury, Savinna

Title Everyday Economic Practices : the 'Hidden Transcripts' of Egyptian Voices
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (193 pages)
Series New Political Economy
New Political Economy
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction Two Objectives; Chapter One Problematizing Participation; Chapter Two Is Participatory Research Development's Postmodern Turn?; Chapter Three The Political Economy of Participation in Egypt; Chapter Four Planning Luxor: Resistance, Contestation and Rupture in Upper Egypt; Chapter Five Revisiting Rotating Savings and Credit Association; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Exploring the significance of local everyday economic practices to development policy-making, this book demonstrates why it is a misrepresentation to characterize all that is economic as?capitalism? and offers alternative ways to conceptualize economic developments rather than just as theā‚¬industrialization, urbanization and environmental degradation as experienced by the West
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Subject Community development -- Egypt
Informal sector (Economics) -- Egypt
Rotating credit associations -- Egypt
Community development.
Economic history.
Economic policy.
Informal sector (Economics)
Rotating credit associations.
Egypt -- Economic conditions.
Egypt -- Economic policy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 020394383X