The starting point for the investigation outlined in this text is the relationship between political authority and economic change in Egypt and will be the presidency and the highest level of the political elite. The bulk of the field research on which this book is based was conducted in Egypt in 1986.

chapter 3|49 pages

The Bourgeoisie and the State

chapter 4|39 pages

The Military

chapter 5|47 pages

The System of Political Control

chapter 6|71 pages

Secular and Islamicist Opposition

chapter 8|4 pages