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ZA5012: Lines of Conflict of Egyptian Society 1986-1988: Remigration, Segregation, Islam (Household Census in 6 Egyptian Villages: Migrant Data)

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Citation Citation Stauth, Georg; Reichert, Christoph; Weyland, Petra; Albrecht, Renate; El-Hamamsy, Laila; Mehanna, Sohair; Nada, A.; Kheir, E. (1990): Lines of Conflict of Egyptian Society 1986-1988: Remigration, Segregation, Islam (Household Census in 6 Egyptian Villages: Migrant Data). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5012 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA5012
TitleLines of Conflict of Egyptian Society 1986-1988: Remigration, Segregation, Islam (Household Census in 6 Egyptian Villages: Migrant Data)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1990)
Date of Collection05.1987 - 07.1988
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Stauth, Georg - Universität Bielefeld
  • Reichert, Christoph - Universität Bielefeld
  • Weyland, Petra - Universität Bielefeld
  • Albrecht, Renate - Universität Bielefeld
  • El-Hamamsy, Laila - Social Research Centre, American University in Cairo, Egypt
  • Mehanna, Sohair - Social Research Centre, American University in Cairo, Egypt
  • Nada, A. - Social Research Centre, American University in Cairo, Egypt
  • Kheir, E. - Social Research Centre, American University in Cairo, Egypt


AbstractInformation on migrant workers from the household. Topics: age of migrant; education level; employment before migration; year of first migration; migration land; length of migration; activity during migration; return of migrant and year of return; migrant´s place of residence; current occupation of the returned migrant. Additionally encoded were: age at first migration; length of migration for those who returned; type of migration; frequency of migration.
Categories Categories
  • Society, Culture
Topics Topics
  • 1.5 Employment
  • 2.2 Migration
  • 13.10 Social and occupational mobility


Geographic Coverage
  • Egypt (EG), selected villages in Egypt
UniverseHouseholds with migrant workers in the cities Shanwan and Kafr Shanwan (province Minufiya, Delta), Tamboul El Kubra and Kafr Youssef (province Dakhliya, Delta) and also Abu Girg and Bani walims (province Minya, Upper Egypt).
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral interview with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorSocial Research Center, American University in Cairo, Egypt
Date of Collection
  • 05.1987 - 07.1988

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
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Further Remarks

NotesThe time of interview is organized as follows: two villages were interviewed between May and July 1987. The data in the other four villages was collected between May and July 1988. The interviews were conducted in Arabic by Egyptian interviewers from the respective villages. Extensive qualitative materials (participating observations interview notes) were collected in the framework of the same research project. Two further quantitive data sets of this research project are archived in the Central Archive under ZA Study Nos. 5011, 5013 and 5023.
Number of Units: 2483
Number of Variables: 30
Data Type: -
Analysis System(s): -


  • Stauth, Georg: Remigration and Social Change. Sociology of Development Research Centre, Bielefeld University, Working Paper 84, 1986.
  • Stauth, Georg: Konfliktlinien der ägyptischen Gesellschaft 1986-1988: Remigration, Segration, Islamismus - Eine Forschungsperspektive. Working Paper 80a, 1986.
  • Stauth, Georg: Town and Countryside in Egypt. Consequences of Modernization. Research Paper to the Symposium: Moslems, Migrants, Metropolis. Berliner Institut für Vergleichende Sozialforschung, Juni 1989.
  • Weyland, Petra: Remigration und Geschlechterverhältnis auf dem ägyptischen Dorf. Forschungsperspektiven und -hypothesen. Working Paper 95, 1987.
  • Albrecht, Renate: Remigration und Islamisierung auf dem ägyptischen Dorf. Working Paper 99, 1987.
  • Reichert, Christoph: Remigration und die Transformation ländlicher Macht- und Herrschaftsverhältnisse in Ägypten - Forschungshypothesen. Working Paper 94, 1987.
  • Reichert, Christoph: Labour Migration and Institutional Diversification in two Egyptian Villages. Some Preliminary Results. Paper to the 2nd French-German Workshop on Labour Migration and the Process of Social and Political Change in the Middle East, Berlin 1988.
  • Stauth, Georg: How to Control Women? Socio-Economic Processes and Shifts of Power between Sexes in Rural Egypt. In: Jahrbuch für Politik des Vorderen Orients, Hannover 1988, S.51 ff.
  • Stauth, Georg: Remigration and Social Change in Rural Areas. Prospects for the Migrant Worker Sending Regions of the Middle East. In: Pakistan Development Review. An International Journal for Development Economics, 26, 1987, S. 735-744.
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