(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2013)

Document title

Exclusion and informality : the praetorian politics of land management in Cairo, Egypt

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The aim to foster an administratively competent Egyptian state able to respond to informal urbanization has been almost entirely unsuccessful. The projects became enmeshed in bureaucratic struggles over control of valuable state desert land. These failed planning exercises are examined, and it is diagnostic of the regime's exclusionary nature and the presence of autonomous centres of power such as Egyptian military


Article of periodic

published at : International journal of urban and regional research / ISSN 0309-1317

Editor : Blackwell, Oxford ; Blackwell, Cambridge, MA - ROYAUME-UNI (1977)

Millesime : 2013, vol. 37, no5 [pp. 1584-1610]

Bibliographic references : 6 p.

Collation : 2 fig.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 22290

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