Injustice Persists, Even after ALT Popular Revolts
As outlined in previous chapters, prolonged authoritarian rule in Egypt entrenched a grave legacy of social injustice through oppression, especially through police-state measures suppressing human rights. The impoverishment of the vast majority led to consolidating disparity in the distribution of both income and wealth, and hence in power and society. In most Arab countries, authoritarian rule has been associated with a state of developmental failure that all but destroyed the human dignity of the vast majority of the people.
KeywordsPoverty Line Gini Coefficient Basic Education Arab Country Authoritarian Regime
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