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The common in a compound: morality, ownership, and legality in Cairo’s squatted gated community

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In Haram City, amidst Egypt's 2011–2013 revolutionary period, two visions of the city in the Global South come together within shared walls. In this private suburban development marketed as affordable housing, aspirational middle class homebuyers embellish properties for privilege and safety. They also come to share grounds with resettled urban poor who transform their surroundings to sustain basic livelihoods. With legality in disarray and under private administration, residents originall...

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SSD
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SOGE
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Centre on Migration Policy and Society
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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Supervisor
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Australia India Institute, University of Melbourne
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MIddle East Centre, University of Oxford
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Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science
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Ali Pachachi Doctoral Studentship
Final Year Writing Bursary
AntonianFund&Carr
StahlFundTravelBursaries
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2016-12-16

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