Culture and Society

  • Article // Apr 27, 2015
    Maria Golia
    As the urban historian Lewis Mumford pointed out, “When a city has reached the megapolitan stage, it is plainly on the downward path: it needs a terrific exertion of social force to overcome the inertia, to alter the direction of the movement, to resist the immanent processes of disintegration.”
  • While the MENA countries are very diverse, there are similar trends and aspects of culture found throughout the region.