By Mohamed Fahmy Menza
Between the army takeover of 1952 and the cave in of the Mubarak regime in 2011, the political approach of Egypt depended upon various mechanisms and buildings to set up and consolidate its powerbase. between these, an complicated net of what should be defined as ‘patronage politics’ emerged as one of many major foundations of those tools.
Throughout the post-1952 period, political buyers and respective consumers have been influential in Egyptian politics, shaping the rules applied through Egypt's rulers, in addition to the strategies orchestrated by way of the broader inhabitants. On a macro point Patronage Politics in Egypt examines the actions of the NDP (ruling celebration from 1978-2011) and its competition, the Muslim Brotherhood. On a micro point, the e-book makes use of the world of Misr Al Qadima as a case learn to envision the standards that ensured the sturdiness of patronage networks in the Egyptian polity.
By interpreting how the neighborhood hyperlinks into macro-level politics, this booklet portrays the socio-economic and political contexts that set the degree for the January 25 Revolution. This topical research might be a useful source for college students, students and researchers of the center East and Islam in addition to people with a extra basic curiosity in politics.
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