Cultural Dynamics in Contemporary Egypt: Cairo Papers in Social Science Vol. 27, No. 1/2
From the politics of food to images in the media, this double issue of Cairo Papers in Social Science focuses on a wide array of emerging cultural patterns in modern-day Egypt and their social, political, and economic ramifications. All the contributions are based on papers delivered at the Cairo Papers Thirteenth Annual Symposium in May 2004, and cover four broad areas: media and language, Islamic marketing, taste and public space, and food and markets. Contributors include Ray Bush (‚àö√ÆStaying Hungry: Food Politics in Egypt and the Near East‚àö√Ø), Sami Zubaida (‚àö√ÆFood: Egypt and the Middle East‚àö√Ø), Lilia Labidi (‚àö√ÆTruth Claims in the Cartoon World of Nagui Kamel‚àö√Ø), Madiha Doss (‚àö√ÆCultural Dynamics and Linguistic Practice in Contemporary Egypt‚àö√Ø), Huda Lutfi (‚àö√ÆMulid Culture in Cairo: The Case of al-Sayyida A‚àö√Øisha‚àö√Ø), Maha Abdelrahman (‚àö√ÆDivine Consumption: Islamic Goods in Egypt‚àö√Ø), Iman A. Hamdy (‚àö√ÆWatch for the Devil: Israel in Egyptian Movies and Soap Operas‚àö√Ø), Malak S. Rouchdy (‚àö√ÆFood Recipes and the Kitchen Space: The Construction of Social Identities and New Frontiers‚àö√Ø), and Reem Saad (‚àö√ÆTransforming the Meaning and Value of Traditional Crafts in Egypt‚àö√Ø). Cairo Papers Vol. 27, nos. 1 & 2.
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