Markets of Dispossession: NGOs, Economic Development, and the State in Cairo / Edition 1

Markets of Dispossession: NGOs, Economic Development, and the State in Cairo / Edition 1

by Julia Elyachar
     
 

A case study of economic development in Cairo that sheds light on issues of agency and empowerment in the age of neoliberal globalization.

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Overview

A case study of economic development in Cairo that sheds light on issues of agency and empowerment in the age of neoliberal globalization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822335719
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Series:
Politics, History, and Culture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
1,297,158
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction : the power of invisible hands1
2A home for markets : two neighborhoods in plan and practice, 1905-199637
3Mappings of power : informal economy and hybrid states66
4Mastery, power, and model workshop markets96
5Value, the evil eye, and economic subjectivities137
6NGOs, business and social capital167
7Empowering debt191
Conclusion : the free market and the invisible spectator213

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