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In the upcoming elections, Egyptians have been given a nonchoice between candidates that are both likely to uphold the neoliberal policies of the past two decades

Hickel, Jason (2012) In the upcoming elections, Egyptians have been given a nonchoice between candidates that are both likely to uphold the neoliberal policies of the past two decades. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (04 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Nearly a third of all Egyptians live below the poverty line, and the unemployment rate is as high as 25%. As part of EUROPP’s coverage of the European neighbourhood, Jason Hickel argues that the Freedom and Justice Party is set to reproduce more of those policies which led to the country’s economic demise; Egypt’s deregulated market capitalism only benefits the country’s elites and foreign corporations.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Departments > Anthropology
Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2012 15:50
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/46232/

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