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Author Weyland, Petra, 1954-

Title Inside the Third World village / Petra Weyland
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1993

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Description x, 257 pages : illustrations, 2 maps ; 23cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Egypt's Rural Areas Over the Past Two Centuries: From Tarahil to the Rationalization of the International Migrant Business -- 3. Tracking Down Global Flows in the Third World Village -- 4. Kafr Al-Ishra: An Agrarian Village in the 1980s -- 5. Kafr Al-Ishra's Peasant Households: Production Sites of Labour Power for International Markets -- 6. Migration as a Strategy of the Small Peasant Household -- 7. Organizing the Household's Survival During the Migrant's Absence -- 8. After the Gulf Crisis: Revisiting Kafr Al-Ishra
Summary Looking at global restructurings, migration, household organization, changing gender roles and technological innovation, this examines the effect of rapid globalization in the Third World village
Analysis Egypt
Villages
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 238-249
Notes Print version record
Subject Foreign workers, Egyptian -- Persian Gulf Region.
Egypt -- Rural conditions.
LC no. 93001173
ISBN 0415088518 (hard)
0415088526 (paperback)