Why are we still relying on decades-old stereotypes when we talk about the Middle East?
Now, two years later, Syria is mired in civil war, Egypt ... describes what’s happening in Syria as “that mayhem,” because nobody understands anything about Syria—only blood, blood, blood. This feeds back into the notion of stereotypes; angry ...
What are the social and cultural dimensions behind the phenomenon of harassment? (2)
Their relations with the wider population are characterised ... of the cities, a phenomenon closely examined by researchers and politicians. Perhaps the reader may notice that I have used two different expressions to describe poor neighbourhoods ...
The Relatively Peaceful Societies of Simple Hunter-Gatherers
The Anthropologist Fry, following work from the Anthropologist Kelly, describes two types of hunter-gatherers: Simple and Complex ... they are nomadic or semi-nomadic, they have low population density, they are egalitarian, and warfare is rare.
To salvage a city
Choose from these or a host of other possible adjectives ... Egypt's population. ï Three million people commute in and out of Cairo daily. ï Cairo has 31 neighbourhoods and 68 shanty areas. ï The capital's infrastructure includes 66 bridges, 27 tunnels ...
When Is an Open-Air Prison a Terrorist Camp?
They know of a densely populated land area with significant poverty, an area the borders of which are controlled by third parties – Israel and Egypt, though most of ... of wretched poverty and oppressive population density in Gaza are quite simply ...