This book examines the character and consequences of Egypt's economic reform and structural adjustment programme of 1991, along with the second stage of reforms in 1996. It contributes to the debates underpinning the political economy of economic reform and agricultural reform.
1. Introduction and Argument 2. The Origins of Egypt's Economic Crisis 3. Economic Reforms and Egyptian Agriculture 4. Agricultural Modernisation and the Egyptian Countryside: A Critique of Structural Adjustment 5. Views from the Village 6. Egypt at a Turning Point