Egypt in the Twenty First Century: Challenges for Development / Edition 1

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An overview of the political economy and development of contemporary Egypt, focusing on the nature and extent of economic reform and restructuring in the last twenty years.
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M. Riad El-Ghonemy is Senior Research Associate at the International Development Centre, University of Oxford, and Fellow in the Department of Economics, the American University in Cairo. He is also Emeritus Professor at Ein-Shams University, Cairo.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction Part 1: The level of Development at the Turn of the Century 2. Evaluating Development, 1980-1997 3. The Standard of Living Part 2: Evaluating Developmental Experience and Sectoral Performance 4. Developmental Strategies, 1950-2001; Progress and Challenges for the 21st century 5. Full Employment; The Challenge into the 21st century 6. Agriculture: An Assessment of Past Performance and the Task Ahead 7. Industrial Development; Progress and Challenges into the Future Part 3: People Participation and the Political System 8. An Evaluation of the Political System at the End of the Millennium 9. NGOs and the Development Challenges of the 21st Century 10. Conclusion

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