Population, poverty, and politics in Middle East cities /

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Other Authors: Bonine, Michael E., 1942-
Published: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c1997.

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Item Description:A revision of papers most of which were presented at a conference held in March 1993 in Tucson, Arizona.
Contents: Population, poverty, and politics : contemporary Middle East cities in crisis / Michael E. Bonine -- Urbanization and metropolitan municipal politics in Turkey / Metin Heper -- Ruptures in the evolution of the Middle Eastern city : Amman / Mohammad Al-Asad -- Urban conservation in the Old City of San'a / R. Brooks Jeffery -- Responding to Middle Eastern urban poverty : the informal economy in Tunis / Richard A. Lobban, Jr. -- Devotion as distinction, piety as power : religious revival and the transformation of space in the illegal settlements of Tunis / Elizabeth Vasile -- Muscat : social segregation and comparative poverty in the expanding capital of an oil state / Fred Scholz -- The crowded metropolis : health and nutrition in Cairo / Osman M. Galal and Gail G. Harrison -- Population, poverty, and gender politics : motherhood pressures and marital crises in the lives of poor urban Egyptian women / Marcia C. Inhorn -- Gender and health : abortion in urban Egypt / Sandra D. Lane -- Urbanization and political instability in the Middle East / Kirk S. Bowman and Jerrold D. Green -- Urbanization, migration, and the politics of protest in Iran / Farhad Kazemi and Lisa Reynolds Wolfe -- Islam, Islamism, and urbanization in Sudan : contradictions and complementaries / John Obert Voll -- The new veiling and urban crisis : symbolic politics in Cairo / Arlene Elowe MacLeod -- Are cities in the Middle East sustainable? / Michael E. Bonine.
Physical Description:x, 361 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:0813014743 (alk. paper)
9780813014746 (alk. paper)