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Essential Readings on Labor in the Middle East (by Joel Beinin)

Essential Readings on Labor in the Middle East (by Joel Beinin)

The Essential Readings series is sponsored by the Middle East Studies Pedagogy Initiative (MESPI) team at the Arab Studies Institute. MESPI invites scholars to contribute to our Essential Readings Modules by submitting or suggesting an “Essential Readings” topic pertinent to the Middle East. Articles such as this will appear permanently on both www.MESPI.org and www.Jadaliyya.com.

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Peer-Reviewed Articles Review: Winter/Spring 2017 (Part 3)

Peer-Reviewed Articles Review: Winter/Spring 2017 (Part 3)

The Middle East Studies Pedagogy Initiative (MESPI) brings you the third in a series of "Peer-Reviewed Article Reviews" in which we present a collection of journals and their articles concerned with the Middle East and Arab world. This series will be published seasonally. Each issue will comprise one-to-three parts, depending on the number of articles included.

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The Army, Economy, & Discontent in Egypt

The Army, Economy, & Discontent in Egypt

From a political economy approach, this talk follows how Egypt’s military institution has been visibly, or often invisibly, controlling the economy and state in the past three decades. Uniquely in its regional context, the Egyptian army has survived and adapted to crucial moments of change and revolutionary shifts. After decades of espousing socialism, it weathered a period of fundamental transition into the market economy in the 1990s-2000s.

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