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Urban economy or environmental policy? The case of Egypt

Abstract:

This paper shows how prevailing economic development paradigms over the last five decades have favoured an urban-based model of economic development at the expense of environmental considerations in developing countries. How the disjuncture between these competing agendas has been experienced in Egypt forms the focus of the paper. Tension between environmental and development/ urbanization policies reflects their political encoding aimed at maintaining regime stability. The state has attempte...

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10.1002/jepp.103

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Journal:
Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning
Volume:
4
Issue:
2
Pages:
169-184
Publication date:
2002-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1522-7200
ISSN:
1523-908X
URN:
uuid:ab96492c-229e-40b6-b78b-590cb4f188b7
Source identifiers:
296817
Local pid:
pubs:296817

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