Arab Women and the Media in Changing Landscapes

 
 
Palgrave Macmillan (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 24. August 2018
 
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  • Softcover
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  • 304 Seiten
978-3-319-87398-5 (ISBN)
 
This volume explores the dialogue between Arab media and global developments in the information age, looking at the influence of new technologies in Arab societies and the evolving role of Arab women in 'old' and 'new' media. By gathering together contributions from both Arab and non-Arab scholars alike, a timely and important collection is presented that sheds new light on the growing involvement, role and image of Arab women in the media.
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
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Springer International Publishing
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  • 2 Illustrations, black and white; XXV, 277 p. 2 illus.
  • Höhe: 210 mm
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  • Breite: 148 mm
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  • Dicke: 16 mm
  • 396 gr
978-3-319-87398-5 (9783319873985)
10.1007/978-3-319-62794-6
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Elena Maestri is Adjunct Professor of History and Institutions of the Muslim World at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) of Milan, Italy.

Annemarie Profanter is Associate Professor of Intercultural Pedagogy at the Faculty of Education of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy.


Foreword by Loubna Al-Kazi.- 1. Introduction; Elena Maestri and Annemarie Profanter.- 2. Arab Television Channels: The Image of Women between Local and Global Trends; Barbara De Poli.- 3. Women and Media in Oman; Rafiah Al Talei.- 4. Women as Representations of Class and Modernity: Gendered Public Visibility on Abu Dhabi TV; Xenia Gleissner.- 5. Women in the News: A US-Arab Gulf Compariso; Alessandra L. González.- 6. Gulf-based Media and Women: A Shift to a Transcultural Dimension?; Elena Maestri.- 7. Social Media, Social Inclusion and Women's Self Esteem; Leena Maria Alyedreessy, Anne S. Helsdingen, Bayan Al-Sobaihi.- 8. A Filmic Adventure: Women in Polygynous Marriages in Oman; Annemarie Profanter.- 9. Political Tweeting: the Impact of Social Media on the Political Awareness of Saudi Women; Norah Altuwayjiri.- 10. Social Networks and News: The Case of Emirati Women in Dubai; Sara J. Chehab.- 11. Egyptian Cyberfeminisms within the Arab Spring: A Gateway to Transnational Democracy?; Dina Hosni.- 12. Harassmap: The Silent Revolution for Women's Rights in Egypt; Chiara Livia Bernardi.- 13. Revolutionary Damascene Roses: Women and Media in the Syrian Conflict; Billie Jeanne Brownlee.- 14. Female Activists in Tunisian Socio-Political Movements. The Case of Amira Yahyaoui; Habiba Boumlik.-



This volume explores the dialogue between Arab media and global developments in the information age, looking at the influence of new technologies in Arab societies and the evolving role of Arab women in 'old' and 'new' media. By gathering together contributions from both Arab and non-Arab scholars alike, a timely and important collection is presented that sheds new light on the growing involvement, role and image of Arab women in the media.

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