Human Poverty in Rural Communities in Egypt. A Case Study of Al-Sharkia Province

Author/s Mady Mohamed
Publishing Year 2021 Issue 2021/124
Language English Pages 29 P. 33-61 File size 568 KB
DOI 10.3280/SUR2021-124003
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This study examined the nexus between a multi-factor human poverty index and the ur-ban factors. Several communities related issues to poverty were investigated in comparison to the characteristics of urban context such as construction type, the height of buildings, and ac-cess to basic services. Social and urban surveys were used in this study. This research high-lighted several problems such as lack of commercial and industrial activities among the case studies.

Keywords: Human poverty index, Rural communities in Egypt, Al-Sharkia Province, Urban Characteristics, Urban Fabric, socio-economic characteristics.

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Mady Mohamed, Human Poverty in Rural Communities in Egypt. A Case Study of Al-Sharkia Province in "SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE" 124/2021, pp 33-61, DOI: 10.3280/SUR2021-124003