Class, Family and Power in an Egyptian Village, Volume 20
This investigation of the intricate interplay of family, status, and occupation in an Egyptian village of the Delta in the context of elections for representatives to Egypt's national parliament provides a grass-roots view of Egyptian politics.
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THE SOCIAL REALITY BEHIND
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