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Life among the poor in Cairo

by Unni Wikan

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Published by Tavistock Publications, Published in the USA by Tavistock Publications in association with Methuen in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cairo (Egypt),
  • Egypt,
  • Cairo.
    • Subjects:
    • Poor -- Egypt -- Cairo.,
    • Cairo (Egypt) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementUnni Wikan ; translated by Ann Henning.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN786.C3 W5413
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 173 p., [4] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages173
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4115329M
      ISBN 100422769703, 0422769800
      LC Control Number80040091

      However, this is all part of the fun and the rather colourful day-to-day life in Cairo. An excellent way to travel around the city is by the subway, which avoids having to endure the busy streets and roads around the city centre. Built in the late s, the Cairo subway connects most points of interest around the city.   LIVE FROM CAIRO by With this greeting, Cairo taxi driver Mustafa ushers Hana, an Iraqi-American who has arrived for a job with the U.N. refugee office, into his cab for the first of many wild rides. (After she accidentally damages his car, they are bonded for life.) One of Hana’s first cases is that of an Iraqi named Dalia, the wife of a Author: Ian Bassingthwaighte.

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      Through her careful ethnography of workshop life, Elyachar explains how the traditional market practices of craftsmen are among the most vibrant modes of market life in Egypt. Long condemned as backward, these existing market practices have been seized on by social scientists and development institutions as the raw materials for experiments in. The Zabbaleen (Egyptian Arabic: زبالين ‎ Zabbalīn, IPA: [zæbbæˈliːn]) is a word which literally means "garbage people" in Egyptian Arabic. The contemporary use of the word in Egyptian Arabic is to mean "garbage collectors". In cultural contexts, the word refers to teenagers and adults who have served as Cairo's informal garbage collectors since approximately the s.


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Life Among the Poor in Cairo First English Edition by Unni Wikan (Author)Cited by: Life among the poor in Cairo Hardcover – by Unni Wikan (Author)5/5(1). Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Life among the poor in Cairo () by Wikan, Unni.4/5(3). Life among the poor in Cairo. London: Tavistock Publications ; New York: Published in the USA by Tavistock Publications in association with Methuen, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Unni Wikan; Ann Henning.

IN THIS JOURNAL. Journal Home; Browse Journal. Current IssueAuthor: Cynthia Nelson. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Life Among the Poor in Cairo at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1). stars Live from Cairo starts out very strong, and I thoroughly enjoyed Life among the poor in Cairo book first third of the book.

Ian Bassingthwaighte writes beautifully and intelligently, and he captures the sense of unrest and unease felt by the residents of Cairo following the ouster of Hosni Mubarak in /5.

Cairo has 24 books on Goodreads with ratings. Cairo’s most popular book is Deep Throat Diva. It is sometimes seen among poor men in the old city, but the galabiyya tends to be associated with poor, country folk (fellahin), and is usually abandoned for pants and a shirt by young men who migrate to Cairo.

7) Sincewomen have entered the work force in great numbers. Life in the slums of Cairo. CAIRO - Last Tuesday, police forces raided the Sudan Nest, a slum near al-Dokki neighbourhood in Cairo. Police forcibly evacuated the inhabitants of the slum from their shoddy dwellings, using bulldozers to destroy houses in front of residents' own eyes.

The Paperback of the The Literary Life of Cairo: One Hundred Years in the Heart of the City by Samia Mehrez at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Author: Samia Mehrez. Cairo cats on the other hand can scale 8 foot walls. I felt my heart in my throat several times when a cat jumped out of a dumpster right at me, just as I was throwing our trash inside.

Street dogs are the common mutt variety, tail between the legs, usually sleeping underneath cars during the day, avoiding the sun.

Yes, you will learn a lot of interesting historical facts about the various parts of Cairo, but the book is neither a formal history nor a guidebook. But, the author’s prose makes for a thoroughly enjoyable read and evokes much of the quaint imagery of Cairo by: Cairo (pronounced KY-roh; Arabic: القاهرة al-Qāhirah) is the capital of Egypt and, with a total population of Greater Cairo metropolitan area in excess of 16 million people, one of the largest cities in both Africa and the Middle East (the regions which it conveniently straddles).

It is also the 19th largest city in the world, and among the world's most densely populated cities. Frustrated by country life and eager for adventure and excitement, eighteen-year-old Tom Button moves to the city to study.

Once there, and living in a run-down apartment block called Cairo, he is befriended by an eccentric musician Max Cheever, his beautiful wife Sally, and their close-knit circle of painters and poets/5.

She wrote them to educate people in Great Britain about daily life especially regarding the poor in Egypt.

Her books Child-Life in Egypt, Ragged Life in Egypt, Scenes from Life in Cairo and Stories of Peasant Life on the Nile were some of the first of their kind regarding Egypt. They describe the hardship and tasks that the poor and the children have in life simply to survive.

Noel Barber was a renowned foeign correspondent for the London Daily Mail. Perhaps he should have stayed in journalism. This novel is a sentimental tale of unrequited love, adultery and jealousy within a narrow circle of British expats in Cairo (diplomats, bankers etc.), Arab anglophiles and Egyptian nationals; the latter are quietly working behind the scenes to bring down King Farouk's 4/5.

Directed by Youssef Chahine. A smoldering tale of life among the poor who live in Cairo's railroad station. A crippled newspaper vendor falls in love with a beautiful lemonade seller who does not return his affections.

Unable to accept her indifference, he kidnaps the woman, leading to violence and tragedy. ; Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database See also:Youssef. Poverty in Cairo. Cairo is a city of history and architecture, but the city is also struggling with extreme poverty.

Over 40 percent of Egyptians are living below the poverty line, according to the World Bank, and as war and conflict spread through the area, that number is expected to increase. The Yacoubian Building (Arabic: عمارة يعقوبيان ‎ ‘Imārat Ya‘qūbyān) is a novel by Egyptian author book was made into a film of the same name in and into a TV series in Published in Arabic in and in an English translation inthe book, ostensibly set in at about the time of the first Gulf War, is a roman à clef and scathing Author: Alaa al-Aswany.

POVERTY IN EGYPT CONCEPTS, REALITIES, AND RESEARCH AGENDA* Saad Z. Nagi ** Concern with poverty has been a common theme through the ages, across religions and cultures, in countries with diverse economic and political regimes, and at different levels of development. However, prevalence and intensity vary greatly among nations.

The differencesFile Size: KB.ADVERTISEMENTS: Essay on the Life of Poor People! E.M. Foster says, ‘We are not concerned with the very poor. They are unthinkable, and only to be approached by the statistician or the poet.’ Generally, or in common parlance, a ‘poor’ is that person who does not have sufficient amount of money to purchase food to [ ].Academic career.

When the secular Cairo University was founded inhe was keen to be admitted, and despite being blind and poor he won a place.

Inhe received a PhD for his thesis on the sceptic poet and philosopher Abu al-ʿAlaʾ al-Maʿarri. He went on to become a professor of Arabic literature there. Inhe was appointed a professor of history at Cairo : Modern literary theory.