Creating alternative futures

Co-operative initiatives in Egypt

Eman Maarek, Sarah H. Awad

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Resumé

This chapter looks at the capacity of communities to come together in times of rupture, and imagine a collective future that promises better living conditions to their present challenges.. We will address the process by which individuals assembled beyond the Egyptian uprising in 2011 and experimented with their aspired social change. Looking specifically at three case studies of cooperatives that came out of the protests.

The case studies will be used to illustrate the role of imagination in bridging the gap between how society actually works from one side and its potential on the other. The cases are also used to highlight the potential of cooperatives in opening up venues for decentralized every day forms of resistance and social change.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelImagining Collective Futures : Perspectives from Social, Cultural and Political Psychology
RedaktørerConstance de-Saint-Laurent, Sandra Obradovic, Kevin Carriere
ForlagPalgrave Macmillan
Publikationsdatookt. 2018
Sider199-219
Kapitel10
ISBN (Trykt)9783319760506
ISBN (Elektronisk)9783319760513
StatusUdgivet - okt. 2018

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Maarek, E., & Awad, S. H. (2018). Creating alternative futures: Co-operative initiatives in Egypt. I C. de-Saint-Laurent, S. Obradovic, & K. Carriere (red.), Imagining Collective Futures: Perspectives from Social, Cultural and Political Psychology (s. 199-219). Palgrave Macmillan.
Maarek, Eman ; Awad, Sarah H. . / Creating alternative futures : Co-operative initiatives in Egypt. Imagining Collective Futures: Perspectives from Social, Cultural and Political Psychology. red. / Constance de-Saint-Laurent ; Sandra Obradovic ; Kevin Carriere. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. s. 199-219
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Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapport/konference proceedingBidrag til bog/antologiForskningpeer review

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