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Concrete Cities: Why We Need to Build Differently

Rob Imrie

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529220513
eISBN:
9781529220551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529220513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The premise of the book is that building and construction practices are insensitive to the needs of many people, and implicated in the widespread despoliation and degradation of ecological systems ... More


Egypt the Triumph of State Over Citizens

Marina and David Ottaway

in A Tale of Four Worlds: The Arab Region After the Uprisings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190061715
eISBN:
9780190099565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061715.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter recounts the stages of the 2011 uprising in Egypt, from the fall of one military dictator to the rise of another. The upheaval ended three decades of sclerotic rule under Hosni Mubarak, ... More


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