Professor Ray Bush publishes article with Middle East Research and Information Project
Dr Bush's article draws on material collected during the filming of the soon to be released documentary "Fellahin".
"Small Farmer Uprisings and Rural Neglect in Egypt and Tunisia", was written in collaboration with Habib Ayeb. It features in the Middle East Research Information Project’s special issue, Views From the Provinces.
The article looks in detail at Egypt and Tunisia. It highlights that by following in the footsteps of colonial powers, these countries have concentrated on socio-economic developments of cities, consequently neglecting the provinces. It looks at the rise in inequality and the matter of rural resistance.