This thesis examines the relationships between citizenship, space, and the state, using the Zabaleen community in Cairo as a lens of analysis. The thesis argues that citizenship is both an institution and a practice of exclusion. It explores the social, political, and economic exclusions that the Zabaleen experience due to their position in a state of exception.
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Political Science Department
MA in Political Science
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(2020).The Zabaleen of Egypt: citizenship of exception in Cairo's urban sphere [Master's Thesis, the American University in Cairo]. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
Vallis, Kathryn. The Zabaleen of Egypt: citizenship of exception in Cairo's urban sphere. 2020. American University in Cairo, Master's Thesis. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
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