This thesis explores the notion of 'dawsha' (an Arabic word, indicating noise or sound out of place) as an order-word that stratifies social worlds in Cairo and marks and crystallises differences within aural taxonomies along various axes of difference and marginalisation. It also investigates dawsha as a space and a site for resistance, and for the making and unmaking of relationships in contemporary Cairo.
MA in Sociology-Anthropology
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(2019).Dawsha w Al-Qāhirah: Listening to power and possibilities in Cairo’s everyday [Master’s thesis, the American University in Cairo]. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
Salama, Noor. Dawsha w Al-Qāhirah: Listening to power and possibilities in Cairo’s everyday. 2019. American University in Cairo, Master's thesis. AUC Knowledge Fountain.