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The Palgrave Macmillan Series in International Political Communication

Media and Political Contestation in the Contemporary Arab World

A Decade of Change

Editors: Jayyusi, Lena, Roald, Anne Sofie (Eds.)

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Much has been made of the role of various media in the shaping of conflicts and political agendas in today's Arab world. This volume examines this topic with interdisciplinary contributions that range across media studies, anthroplogy, religious studies, and political science and explore both new and older media forms.

About the authors

Mona Abdel-Fadil, University of Oslo, Norway Hayat Howayyek Atiyya, Sorbonne, France Miriyam Aouragh, University of Westminster, UK Amahl Bishara, Tufts University, USA Toufic Haddad, School for Oriental and African Studies, UK Sadok Hammami, Institute of Press and Information Sciences, Tunisia Charles Hirschkind, University of California, USA Marwan M. Kraidy, University of Pennsylvania, USA Olfa Lamloum, Université de Sciences Juridiques et Politiques, Tunisia

Reviews

"This is a timely and pertinent volume with high quality papers and insider perspectives on the role of media and social media at the time of the Arab spring." - Jan Nederveen Pieterse, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

"Astutely mapping the Arab media and its complex political environment over the last decade, this valuable collection adds a critical edge to recent scholarship on a vital subject. Strongly recommended." - Daya Thussu, Professor of International Communication, University of Westminster, London, UK


Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Jayyusi, Lena

    Pages 1-12

  • The Egyptian Blogosphere and the Revolution of the 25th of January

    Hirschkind, Charles

    Pages 13-34

  • The Three Phases of Facebook: Social Networks and the Public Sphere in the Arab World—the Case of the Tunisian Revolution

    Hammami, Sadok

    Pages 35-61

  • Hezbollah Communication Policy and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Lamloum, Olfa

    Pages 63-89

  • Martyrs and Markets: Exploring the Palestinian Visual Public Sphere

    Haddad, Toufic

    Pages 91-128

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eBook £51.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-53907-6
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover £65.00
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-52522-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Media and Political Contestation in the Contemporary Arab World
Book Subtitle
A Decade of Change
Editors
  • Lena Jayyusi
  • Anne Sofie Roald
Series Title
The Palgrave Macmillan Series in International Political Communication
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-53907-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137539076
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-52522-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 327
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